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  • Locations: Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: ISEP 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2023 02/15/2023 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2023 02/15/2023 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2024 09/15/2023 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Area of Study: African Studies, Anthropology, Architecture, Art, Art History, Biology, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Educational Administration, Engineering, English, Graphic Design, Health and Human Services, History, Humanities, International Relations, International Studies, Math, Physics, Political Science, Textile Design, Theatre Arts
Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: On Campus Housing Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: ISEP Direct Program
Program Description:
ISEP Direct South Africa
  • Immerse yourself in the breathtaking scenery of South Africa. Keep an eye out for the Big Five (elephants, lions, rhinos, leopards, and buffalo) that can be seen in local national parks and game lodges. Other iconic African wildlife like hippos, giraffes, cheetahs, and whales can also be spotted during your time abroad! 
  • The vibrant University of Johannesburg offers an extensive range of classes for students, making it a great choice for students with broad interests or for those with specific class needs.   
  • When you arrive, you will be whisked away from the airport to your new home by your on-campus contacts. To kick off your adventure, participate in a weeklong orientation that includes a city tour, workshops, and several excursions to local attractions like the Lion & Safari Park. 
  • Discover the fascinating cultures and traditions of the people of Africa by visiting the nearby Lesedi Cultural Village, a world heritage site within the Cradle of Humankind. While there, check out the Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve, which runs a breeding program for endangered species including Bengal Tigers, Siberian Tigers, and the extremely rare White lion. 

Johannesburg (or Jo’burg or Jozi as it is lovingly referred to) is the ideal place to study abroad for a big-city experience paired with opportunities for outdoor adventures. In the city, have access to shopping, dining, nightlife, and world-class museums, including those that offer deep insight into South Africa's past (such as the Apartheid Museum). Outside of the city, explore a traditional village for a glimpse into local customs, or venture to a nature reserve for extraordinary natural landscapes and wildlife.  

What We Love About South Africa 
We love that one of the most diverse elements of South Africa are its people and their cultures. As a country with 11 official languages, namely Afrikaans, English, isiNdebele, isiXhosa, isiZulu, Sepedi, Sesotho, Setswana, siSwati, Tshivenda, and Xitsonga, you will discover how vibrant, colorful, and interesting life in South African can be. 

Visit the Program Page for Study in South Africa to learn more. 

You can meet with the ISEP Coordinator at your home campus or speak with an ISEP Student Services Officer, who will guide you through the application process, pre-departure, your time abroad, and your return. To connect with ISEP, visit our website