ACU Summer School 2023 In South Africa – Apply Now!

Good News! Spend your winter in South Africa with the ACU Summer School 2023!

Applications are now open for the ACU Summer School 2023 in South Africa. It is the first ACU Summer School to take place in a winter climate with the theme: “Truth and reconciliation”.

ACU Summer School 2023 In South Africa
ACU Summer School 2023 In South Africa

This summer school in South Africa is a fascinating opportunity to learn about the political, social and economic forces that shaped 20th Century South African politics, including apartheid, with your peers from around the Commonwealth.

About ACU Summer School 2023 in South Africa

The program is hosted by Stellenbosch University in South Africa from 2  to 10 July 2023, and this is the first time the programme will take place in a winter climate. So what are you waiting for? Join in South Africa’s journey to reconcile lectures, discussions and group project work over the course of a week.

During summer school, you will get to hear from academic experts who will bring the country’s complex history to life and help you to shape your own perspective. You will have the opportunity to embark on a field trip to Robben Island prison, where Nelson Mandela and other anti-apartheid campaigners were jailed.

Additionally, you will connect with new friends from countries across the Commonwealth while exploring historically significant events in an open, welcoming, intercultural environment. Therefore, If you are inspired by imagining what a more equitable future looks like for all, and want to take action in your community, then this is the event for you, yes you heard that right!

Summary of ACU Summer School 2023

  • Application status: Ongoing
  • Program Date: 02 – 10 Jul 2023
  • Location: Stellenbosch University, South Africa.
  • Host country: South Africa
  • Host university: Stellenbosch University
  • Gender: Male and Female
  • Available position: 40 available, fully-funded

About Stellenbosch University

Established on the 2nd of April 1918, Stellenbosch University is a public research university based in Stellenbosch (Western Cape province) of South Africa.

Stellenbosch University is considered the oldest university in South Africa and in fact the oldest extant university in Sub-Saharan Africa, together with the University of Cape Town.

The University is notable for its design and manufacturing of Africa’s first microsatellite, SUNSET, launched in 1999. The university was also the first African university to sign the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities.

How to Apply for ACU Summer School 2023 in South Africa?

To apply for the ACU Summer School in South Africa, you need a reference letter from your current University Professors.

You will be required to describe in the application Procedure why you want to participate in this program.

Click the link found below to Apply:

Benefits of ACU Summer School 2023 in South Africa

The Grants are Available for the full costs of selected applicants, these costs Include:

  • Free accommodation /No Rent
  • Free Transport
  • Free meal
  • Social activities will be organized
  • Excursions
  • Economy return flights

This grant does not include:

  • Visa fees
  • Food during activity days

Eligibility for ACU Summer School 2023 in South Africa

  • The summer school is open to final-year undergraduate students, masters’ students and PhD students at ACU member universities
  • All Undergraduate & Graduate applicants are eligible for this Fully Funded Summer Program in Africa.
  • There is No IELTS Requirement and No Nationality restriction requirement.
  • Students with any experience degree are eligible for this Summer School Program.
  • The ACU program is for those who have not travelled to another country yet.
  • Any Students who have previously attended the ACU Program are not eligible.

Application Deadline

Monday 30, January 2023 11:00 UTC



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