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)
  • Technology and International Human Rights (Steven Friedland, Elon)
  • Diversity Issues in Client Counseling/South Africa (Roberta Flowers, Stetson)
  • Gender and Human Rights in the International System (Paige Carlos, FAMU)

*Courses for Weeks 2-4 are pending Curriculum Committee approval.

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