Study Abroad

Safari in South Africa

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South Africa

Spend a few nights in Cape Town, South Africa, then journey to Hoedspruit for nine nights at the Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge situated in the vast 77,000 acre Balule Game Reserve. Enjoy game drives in an open Land Rover, accompanied by an experienced ranger and nighttime searches for nocturnal creatures with the aid of a powerful spotlight. See some of the earth’s most exotic wildlife — elephants, leopards, giraffes, meerkats, penguins, whales — on this adventure through South Africa.


Course Information

Course: PSY 3880: Animal Behavior in South Africa

Term: May 2014

Credit Hours: 4 (Tuition & fees: $2,598)

Prerequisite: PSY 2000

Faculty Leaders: Dr. Joanne Altman & Dr. Donna Scheidt


Student Blogs:

Group Blog

Mohlabetsi Facebook Page


Program Details

Travel Dates: May 9-25, 2014

Estimated Cost: $6,899-6,999 (12 students maximum)

Please click here for more detailed information about the South Africa Program.


Application Information

To receive detailed information about the application process, please contact the faculty leaders for this course, or stop by our office in Slane 324. You can also connect with us at

Application Deadline: Friday, November 1, 2013; 5:00pm

Selected students will be notified by Wednesday, November 25, 2013.


The Office of Global Education is located in Cottrell Hall, Suite 142. Building #12 on the HPU Campus Map.

Phone: +1 (336) 841-9280

Click here to meet our staff.


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