South Africa Intercultural Experience - Clarks Summit University

Immersive Intercultural Educational Experience in Cape Town, South Africa

Clarks Summit University’s academic intercultural experience based in Cape Town, South Africa, is accepting students now!

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Current Clarks Summit University students are welcome to apply for the upcoming South Africa intercultural trip.
Questions should be directed to the Academic Office.

Not a CSU student yet? Apply now!

Expand Your World

When you enroll in this short-term experience, you’ll engage in another culture, broaden your worldview and gain practical experience to prepare you for your future career. Essentially, you’ll learn to become a more effective global citizen for Christ.

“Our ability to understand people who are different than we are is an essential part of being a global Christian today,” according to program leader Darryl Meekins. “Regardless of your major and regardless of your interests, there is a part in God’s mission for you, and that mission is increasingly global.”

Continue Your Studies

You’ll earn Clarks Summit University credits while in South Africa. This means you can fit the intercultural experience within your current academic sequence. You’ll complete the Christ-centered, academically sound courses you’ve have come to expect from Clarks Summit University, both in person and online. Your South African program can be geared toward your future career goals through different hands-on experiences.

Meet Your Professor

Clarks Summit University Faculty Member Dr. Darryl Meekins was born in Zimbabwe and raised in South Africa. He served in pastoral and educational roles in churches and universities in South Africa and taught as an on-campus professor at Clarks Summit University for two years. He currently teaches online for Clarks Summit University, leads the South African intercultural experience and serves organizations through Praxis

A Glimpse at Your Experience

As a student in any one of Clarks Summit University’s 40 undergraduate programs, you can be immersed in this hands-on learning experience, which may include:

  • Taking a class at a South African university (for Clarks Summit University credit).
  • Interacting with South African families.
  • Experiencing multiple facets of South African culture in the Cape Town vicinity.
  • Worshiping at a local church that is the successful result of a church-planting effort.
  • Visiting Robben Island (where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned), Slave Lodge and the Apartheid Museum.
  • Serving in a rural village outside Mossel Bay.
  • Studying South African history, geography and culture.

Get More Information

Call 570.586.2400 or email the Academic Office.

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