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Study Abroad Programs at City College

CCNY Sumer Program- Port Elizabeth South Africa

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CCNY International Service Learning
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Program in Port Elizabeth, SO. Africa


Summer 2015

Dates: June 29th - July 24th, 2015

Credits: 6 


Port Elizabeth , is an excellent destination for studying abroad!!
Situated along the blazing orange sunets of the Eastern Cape, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University offers community service learning, course work in environmental studies, and a program exploring the political landscape of South Africa.


Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

NMMU Office of International Education offers international students the opportunity to work in various disadvantaged communities.  This is done as part of a community-service study module during time spent at NMMU


Academics

  • Environmental Studies - 6crs
  • Conflict Management & Transformation / Human Rights - 6crs


Service Learning /Field work 6crs


Students commit their effort to number of projects including a home for street children, a home for disabled adults, assisting learners with homework assignments, promoting a reading ethos at local schools and supporting babies and children's homes. The aim of the program is to provide students from abroad with the opportunity to demonstrate and develop their global citizenship through volunteer work. They will develop a understanding of the current issues impacting community life in South Africa and experience this first-hand through service in a South African community, while earning academic credits. This program prepares students for careers in international development, in social work, in counseling, and social advocacy. 

 

Students and faculty are required to arrive from Saturday 27- Sunday 28 June. The program will end on Friday, July 24th and students and faculty will depart on Saturday, July 25th.

Important Dates (mandatory meetings):

- Interview with Study Abroad: TBA
- Pre-Departure Orientation: June 5th, 2015, 12:00pm
- Deadline for payment of Program costs and CUNY - Tuition:TBA
- Deadline for all Application Materials: April 30th, 2015


Costs

Application Fee: $300.00

CUNY Tuition: (6 Credits)

Program Cost: $2,000.00

Airfare: $1,500 - $2,000.00 (Estimated)