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South Africa Study Abroad programApplication Deadline: December 4, 2020

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Course Dates: May 10, 2021- June 21, 2021
Travel Dates: May 17, 2021 – May 27, 2021

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Study Abroad with SPC in South Africa! Through its unique history of colonialism, Apartheid, democratic transition, and emerging economy, South Africa provides a unique place to study both international relations and the principles of macroeconomics.

Think you can’t afford to study abroad? Scholarships and other ways to fund your study abroad program are available. Explore scholarship options now.

Available courses – Students must enroll in at least one course from the list below.  Please talk to an advisor to ensure you have met all college enrollment requirements AND course prerequisites. Once accepted into the program, students will be notified of the Course Number and enrollment dates/deadlines.

Professor: Gyldas Ofoulhast-Othamot

Professor: William Fleming 

  • ECO 2013– Principles of Macroeconomics

After you submit the application online, we will review it and an automatic email will be sent to your college email with details of your next steps, including scheduling your interview with the South Africa program lead Faculty, Gyldas Ofoulhast-Othamot (727)-302-6643.

Student Travel Blog – For a taste of what it’s like to study abroad in South Africa, or to follow our students as they travel, read posts from the SPC Study Abroad blog below.

I Studied Abroad while Studying Abroad with St. Petersburg College

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For the record, South Africa was not my first study abroad; I started studying abroad when I left the Bahamas on 12th December 2015 to begin studies at St. Petersburg College. I don’t think that many people can say that they studied abroad while studying abroad, but no one could prepare me for what I … Continue reading I Studied Abroad while Studying Abroad with St. Petersburg College

The South Africa Study Abroad program taught me that education is key to mastering anything

South Africa Study Abroad program

Hello World! Let me tell you a little about my South Africa Study Abroad program. 😊 I’ve just returned from the most amazing experience I have ever had, studying abroad in South Africa. The trip was educational, FUN, inspiring, and really helped my classmates and I to develop a better understanding of our world. We had … Continue reading The South Africa Study Abroad program taught me that education is key to mastering anything

2021 South Africa Scholarship Apply today!

Attention Students: South Africa Study Abroad Scholarship open now! Think you can’t afford to study abroad in South Africa? Apply for the South Africa Study abroad Scholarship today! Apply  today! SPC students can look forward to visiting multiples historical sites dealing with political, economic, and social issues in South Africa. This includes Robben Island, a … Continue reading 2021 South Africa Scholarship Apply today!

South Africa – The Final Countdown

Soon a group of SPC students will be taking off to start their educational adventure in South Africa. The students can look forward to visiting Robben Island, which has become a major symbol of South Africa’s political struggles – the great leader and statesman Nelson Mandela was imprisoned there for 18 years (1964-1982). They will also get to view … Continue reading South Africa – The Final Countdown

Study Abroad in South Africa – Summer 2021!

SPC students can look forward to visiting multiples historical sites dealing withpolitical, economic, and social issues in South Africa. This includes Robben Island, a symbolof human resilience in the face of adversity. It is the place where South Africa’s post Apartheid first democratically elected president Nelson Mandela spent 18 years of his 27years of incarceration. … Continue reading Study Abroad in South Africa – Summer 2021!