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CCNY Summer Program- Port Elizabeth South Africa

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CCNY Summer Program- Port Elizabeth South Africa


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


Summer 2015

Dates: June 29th - July 24th, 2015

Credits: 6 

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Port Elizabeth, is an excellent destination for studying abroad!!
Situated along the blazing orange sunsets 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.



  • 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 and disabled adults, assisting learners with homework assignments, promoting a reading ethos at local schools, and supporting infant and children 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 an 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, social work, counseling, and social advocacy.


Important Dates (mandatory meetings):

- Interview with Study Abroad: April 27th - May 1st, 2015
- Pre-Departure Orientation: May 12th, 2015, 5:00pm
- Deadline for payment of Program costs and CUNY - Tuition: TBA
- Deadline for all Application Materials: May 15th, 2015 (Extended deadline)




Application Fee: $300.00

CUNY Tuition: 6 Credits

*Program Cost: $2,000.00

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


*Program cost includes off-campus accommodations, program related excursions, and selected meals. Airfare is not included.