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ACU Summer School 2023: South Africa

Host country:  South Africa
Host university: Stellenbosch University
Theme: Truth and reconciliation: from apartheid to transitional justice
EligibilityFinal year undergraduate students, masters’ students and PhD students at ACU member universities (Including Queen's"
Places: 40 available, fully-funded
Season: Winter in South Africa


Degree Discipline


Website URL


South Africa

Work Style



Type of Placement


Level of Study

Undergraduate, Postgraduate


1-4 weeks

Application Open Date

Monday 19th December 2022

Application Close Date

Monday 30 January 2023 (11:00 UTC)

Who can apply?

The ACU Summer School welcomes applications from current postgraduate students (both master’s and PhD) and final-year undergraduate students at ACU member universities. Click on the link to find out if your university is an ACU member university.

The ACU Summer School is aimed at students studying a subject that explores themes related to truth and reconciliation and/or with a personal interest in truth and reconciliation.

We encourage students who have not travelled outside their home region to apply. This does not apply to students studying in their host country of South Africa or ACU scholars.

We particularly welcome applications from students who come from backgrounds under-represented in international higher education, including students with a disability and students who identify as indigenous and those who have not travelled outside their home geographic region work, study or leisure.

Students who have previously attended an ACU Summer School are not eligible to apply.

How to Apply

See website for full details: 


Please email ACU if you have any further questions regarding the ACU Summer School.


Further Information

Does it Cost?


Cost Details

The cost of full participation in the program will be covered, including:

  • Accommodation on campus
  • Transport
  • Meals on campus
  • Social activities and excursions
  • Economy return flights/travel from your home country and travel to the university for students travelling from outside South Africa

The following costs are not covered:

  • Visa (please note that some nationalities do not need a visa to enter South Africa)
  • Food/spending on excursions