Rhodes University is a universitywide partner university in Grahamstown, South Africa.

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General information for exchange students

Course information for exchange students: Please visit the departmental websites for course outlines or see the timetable

Academic calendar

Semester I: February –June
Semester II: July – December

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Requirements

none

Areas of study open to exchange students

All areas, except Pharmacy (please note that not all courses are available to short-term students).

Courses at Master’s level

Yes, but subject to selection process. Masters at Rhodes University are usually primarily by thesis, with a few taught courses. Students interested in doing Master's courses at Rhodes should communicate with the International Officer to determine the availability of courses.

Language of instruction

English

Housing assistance

All short-term exchange students are required to stay in on-campus accommodation. You will be allocated to one of the various residences. 

Estimated living costs per month

Accommodation costs: R25.500 per semester (= €1.841). Rhodes University residences include 3 meals a day and internet access.

Students are required to find alternative accommodation during the mid-semester break. It is suggested that students allocate R5.000 for accommodation and living expenses during this time.

Students should allocate roughly R1.000-R2.000 per month in residence for recreational activities.

Credits and grading

You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table

Number of places available

2 places per year

    

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

Contact

If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.