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Study Abroad in Port Elizabeth, South Africa with CEA

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Experience Port Elizabeth

In addition to serving as a port city and important center for the South African motor industry, Port Elizabeth has retained a laid-back attitude that has given it the nickname “the Friendly City.” A great number of tourists from within South Africa as well as Europe and the United States make their way to this beautiful city every year, taking advantage of its beach front location, sunshine, numerous attractions, and traditional South African food and wine.

  • Immerse yourself in student life on the campus of Nelson Mandela's Metropolitan University, the largest higher education institution in the Eastern and Southern Cape areas
  • Explore first-hand Port Elizabeth’s unique culture through its ethnic diversity derived from its long history of European settlements and immigration from India, Malaysia and many other foreign nations
  • Explore the natural beauty and biodiversity of the Eastern and Western Capes of South Africa through an exciting trip down the famous Garden Route or to one of the close-by game reserves
  • Live and study with South African and other international students and integrate into South African university life by participating in on-campus clubs and social events

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Port Elizabeth Programs

Sessions Program Summary
Full Curriculum
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
  • Select courses from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan’s full course catalog
  • Experience full immersion into South Africa’s educational system and study alongside South African and other international students
  • Enjoy the intellectual stimulation and natural beauty of Nelson Mandela’s home province
Environmental Studies
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
  • Gain first-hand experience of the unique environmental issues that define South Africa
  • Explore the Eastern Cape’s famous game reserves and important environmental sites along South Africa’s beautiful Garden Route
  • Examine issues in development and conservation
Human Rights, Conflict Management & Service Learning
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
  • Learn about peace building strategies developed and implemented in the “Rainbow Nation” and elsewhere in the world
  • Gain firsthand knowledge of the realities and cultural issues facing South Africans today through Service Learning.
  • Enjoy Port Elizabeth’s beaches and famous hospitality