It is the only G20-member state from Africa and belongs to the so-called BRICS-states. Indigenous cultures and traditions, a strong heritage from European settlers going back to the 17th century, migrants from other African countries and from Asia, the history of the Apartheid-decades create a unique mixture – South Africa defines itself as “Rainbow Nation”.
During our two-weeks course you will explore selected parts of South African life. We will be travelling to some important landmarks in Gauteng-province and spend the mid-weekend in a typical Lodge for some game drives and bush walks. Together with local students from our partner institution in Pretoria you will be working on improving and accelerating business models of local entrepreneurs being supported by “Mamelodi Business Clinic”, an institution of University of Pretoria (UP) at the community of Mamelodi. You can apply business modelling skills and intercultural awareness in real life. Your work will be supported by teaching staff from UP and FHV.
2023 will be the first trip to Pretoria.
How to participate
All part-time Bachelor students can participate in the study trip to South Africa during their 3rd semester. At the beginning of the 2nd semester detailed information will be provided about the trip to South Africa in your following semester.
By the end of May you can register for the trip via the administration office of your study programme. Each part-time study program at FHV integrates study trips in a different way in their curriculum:
Annually during two weeks in February.