General Information:

"SU is one of the leading universities in South Africa, and came out third on Times Higher Education's Best Universities in Africa 2019 ranking. As such, we offer international students an education experience like no other. With an extensive range of degree programmes to choose from, award-winning staff, a century of academic achievements and high-quality teaching, the University is home to some of the nation's best and brightest scholars."

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For whom? Open to all students from the Faculty of Arts

Language Requirements: English at B2/C1 level

Number of places available: 2

Housing: You have a number of options in terms of accommodation during your studies. You may stay in a university residence​, in rooms or apartments administered by Stellenbosch University International (SU International), or in private housing. SU International tries to mediate on students' behalf and will help you obtain acceptable housing as far as possible. Nevertheless, students have to apply seperately on housing.


  • Study Visa prior to arrival: International students are required to have a valid study visa to study at Stellenbosch University (SU). SU is not permitted to register a student without a valid temporary residence visa
  • As part of your visa application, you will be required to submit a medical certificate in addition to any other documents which may be required (consult with the South African mission closest to you). You will also have to provide proof of medical cover recognised in South Africa from a provider that is registered with the South African Council for Medical Schemes in terms of the Medical Schemes Act, 1998.
  • After 60 days your visa has to be renewed

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