Cape Town: Health and International Medicine (closed)
Cape Town, South Africa
- Summer 1 Semester - May 21, 2013 - June 20, 2013
- Summer 1 Semester - 11/15/12 – some programs may remain open until 12/20/12
Faculty Leader: Adam Thomas (email@example.com)
Study Abroad Coordinator: Colleen Boyle (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Courses: INTL4944 Dialogue of Civilizations – South Africa & PT6239 Intercultural Health Care Delivery
Description: In this Summer 1 Dialogue in South Africa, the students will be able to explore the South African health care system as well as attend lectures, excursions, and tours on South Africa culture and history. Students will visit many cities and townships within the country and have access to public and private medical facilities. By the end of this dialogue students will have a better understanding of social and economical impacts on health care systems and delivery. This Dialogue in South Africa will allow growth culturally as well as educationally, and will be a great learning opportunity for any student interested in health care.
- INTL4944 Dialogue of Civilizations – South Africa
- PT6239 Intercultural Health Care Delivery
All of the students should be in a major within in the health and/or biological sciences (including but not limited to: Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Nursing, Exercise Physiology, and Health Sciences), preferably within the college of Bouvé at Northeastern as well as taken at least one professional course within their major. Students should also have a GPA of at least 3.0. Students should clearly state what their goals are for this dialogue and why they want to be included as a part of it. Also, students should have an interest in South Africa and seeing different aspects of the medical system and working alongside other health care professionals. Students will need to fill out the required OISP forms and paperwork listed and will be chosen for an interview with the South Africa dialogue leader. Only students interviewed by the South Africa dialogue leader will be eligible to be selected for this dialogue.
- Online Dialogue of Civilizations application (available on OISP website)
- Unofficial transcript which you can download and print from MyNEU
- One copy of passport ID page – To be given directly to your faculty leader after acceptance.
- 2-3 page essay answering the following questions:
- What are your personal and academic reasons for wishing to participate in this Dialogue of Civilizations program?
- How will the program further your academic and career goals?
- What is your previous travel and language experience, if any?
- What courses have you taken which are directly relevant to the program?
**Faculty may require additional information and/or interview (after application deadline)
**Please note that prior to 11/15/12 your unofficial transcript and essay should be handed in to OISP. After 11/15/12, please send them directly to your faculty leaderSchedule Appointment →
DOC Fee: $2,750
Tuition and DOC Fee cover 8 Northeastern credits, round-trip airfare from Boston, housing for program duration, International SOS assistance, as well as some local transport, excursions and group meals.
We will be staying in hotels all along the way. Breakfast is included daily and then you are responsible for at least one meal a day on your own and some days two meals a day. Internet is for a fee everywhere you go and is very limited, so be prepared for very limited internet access. Laundry is available halfway through the trip for a nominal fee.
Johannesburg, Capetown, Durban, KZN Midlands, Northern Natal, Swaziland