University of Western Cape is a universitywide partner in Cape Town, South Africa.

Academic calendar

Semester I: 2nd week of January – 1st week of June
Semester II: 2nd week of July – end of November

Areas of study open to exchange students

All, note that not all courses may be open to exchange students.

More information

Courses at Master’s level

Exchange is only for Undergraduate studies.

Language of instruction


Housing assistance


Estimated living costs per month

Meals: R2000.00
Travel: Depending on where the accommodation is situated from campus.
Accommodation: Depending on area the student chooses ± R3000.00 per month.

Students from UU are required to pay an exchange administrative fee for incoming students at UWC (in 2014 appr. € 100).


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

Number of places available

Is still under discussion. For now: 1 place for the second semester (February – June 2022)

More information

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


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