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Exchange Partners in Africa

An exchange program is the most traditional type of international experience. WVU maintains exchange relationships with over 50 partner institutions across the globe. These university partnerships allow us to send and receive students through reciprocal exchange. A reciprocal exchange is where a student pays their Tuition & Fees at their home institution, and they receive the same benefits abroad (depending on the exchange, you may pay for housing and meals abroad or here at WVU). These programs provide credit from the partner institution that will be transferred via Global Affairs - Education Abroad.

The American University in Cairo (AUC)

Come find out what a semester in Egypt can offer you! Whatever your interest--political science, anthropology, entrepreneurship, environmental studies, theatre and the arts, Arabic studies, or much more--you can find courses to support your major and introduce you to unique electives. Connect with AUC's US-based representative and ask questions!

Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Stellenbosch University (SU) is home to an academic community of 29 000 students (including 4 000 foreign students from 100 countries) as well as 3 000 permanent staff members (including 1 000 academics) on five campuses. The historical oak-lined university town amongst the Boland Mountains in the winelands of the Western Cape creates a unique campus atmosphere, which attracts local and foreign students alike. On the main campus, paved walkways wind between campus buildings – some dating from previous centuries; others just a few years old. Architecture from various eras attests to the sound academic foundation and establishment of an institution of excellence. This, together with the scenic beauty of the area; state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly facilities and technology, as well as visionary thinking about the creation of a sustainable 21st-century institution, makes for the unique character of Stellenbosch University.

Stellenbosch University Website

International Summer Program at Stellenbosch University

Al-Alkawayn University (AUI), Morocco

Inaugurated in 1995 by His Majesty King Hassan II and Crown Prince Abdallah bin Abdel-Aziz of Saudi Arabia, Al-Akhawayn University redefines the classic American liberal arts educational experience on an architecturally stunning modern campus amidst the beauty of Morocco's Middle Atlas Mountains. The University offers rich academics, in English, encouraging choice and experimentation, in all schools and programs of study. Al-Alkawayn has a comfortable, safe, and exciting residential student life on campus, featuring hundreds of University student run activities, with over 96 percent of undergraduates living on campus with roommates from around Morocco and the four corners of the world. The location offers the peace and pleasures of Ifrane, a center for the outdoor exploration of mountains, streams, lakes, and more, with many entertainment options and easy access to major cities such as Rabat, Casablanca, Fez, Meknes, and more.

AUI Website

Morocco: Arabic and North African Studies Program (ARANAS)