Aerial view of Cape Town, South Africa

Academic Program - Study Abroad in South Africa

All students will be enrolled in four separate one-credit hour courses that focus on comparative and international law issues. Classes will generally meet during the mornings, Monday-Thursday, leaving afternoons and three-day weekends free for social events and travel.

The classroom and administrative space is located at the IES Abroad Cape Town Center, located on the slope of Devil's Peak in a pleasant suburban area of Cape Town.

Stetson's Institute for Comparative and International Law provides a comprehensive study of comparative and international law issues. All course instruction will be in English.

The course includes the following modules:

  • South Africa: From Apartheid to Democracy (Sarah Gerwig-Moore, Mercer)
  • Health Law Issues and Human Rights in Africa (Florence Shu-Acquaye, Nova)
  • Nelson Mandela and International Human Rights (Ellen Podgor, Stetson)
  • Climate Justice: U.S. and International Dimensions (Randall Abate, FAMU)

See Courses for a more complete description of the classes offered.