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  • Locations: Cape Town, South Africa; East London, South Africa
  • Program Terms: Summer
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  • Restrictions: Minnesota State Mankato applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students 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:
Faculty Director(s) / Program Contact: Dr. Christine Black-Hughes MSU Sponsoring Academic Dept(s): Social Work
Program Type: Faculty-Led Program Language of Instruction: English
Intent of Program: Education Abroad, Field Experience, Service-Learning/Volunteer Program Length: Short-Term: 1-2 weeks
Program sponsorship indicator: Mankato Program
Program Description:
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Social Development and Direct Practice in South Africa    

Social Work 485/585

Cape Town & East London



*** Students interested in this program must first receive permission to participate from the program leader. ***


Christine Black-Hughes, Ph.D., LICSW

Office Trafton N.  334

Office Phone: 507 389 5670

Work Cell Phone: 507 382 0028

Email Address:

This course will provide students with an opportunity to learn about South African culture, Apartheid and Human Rights through engagement with social work students from  the University of Fort Hare (UFH), volunteering at a non-government organization,(CATCH)

along with visiting other places of cultural and ecological interest.

The course will begin to meet once a month prior to departure and will travel to South Africa.