SIT South Africa: Multiculturalism and Human Rights

SIT South Africa Multiculturalism and Human Rights

Study in Cape Town and explore an eclectic mix of cultures and identities while living in one of Africa's most famous and diverse cities.

Host Institution: The School for International Training (SIT) is an accredited degree-granting institution registered in the Republic of South Africa to administer this program. The SIT South Africa: Multiculturalism and Human Rights program is based in Cape Town but travels widely across the nation to explore historical and contemporary multiculturalism, ethnicity, and identity in the South African context. Students experience an important time in the nation's history as South Africans continue to address the legacy of apartheid alongside contemporary human rights issues.

Interdisciplinary content courses focusing on the program theme will be taught in English. You will also receive basic training in the Xhosa language, one of the dominant indigenous languages in the multilingual country. You will choose between an Independent Study Project or a community-based Internship for the experiential capstone component of the semester.

Majors*: Ideal for students in Humanities, Social Sciences, Business and Liberal Arts with an interest in fields like politics, anthropology, African history, and sociology.

Housing*: Students reside in homestay accommodation with families representing the diversity of South African society.

Requirements: Minimum 3.0 GPA.

For more information about this SIT South Africa program, please click here.

Students can begin an application here.

*Coursework and housing are subject to change based on availability.


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