Study Abroad Destinations in Africa

  • Benin
  • Botswana
  • Bukina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Cote D'Ivoire
  • Egypt
  • Ethiopia
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • South Africa
  • Swaziland
  • Tanzania
  • Togo
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zanzibar
  • Zimbabwe


Popular Places to Study in Africa

Study Abroad Africa

Where you choose to go really comes down to country, uni or course preference. These are generally the countries where most international students apply: Egypt, Ghana, Morocco, Namibia and South Africa.


Best Universities in Africa for International Students

  • University of Cape Town South Africa 
  • Stellenbosch University South Africa 
  • University of the Witwatersrand
  • The American University in Cairo Egypt 
  • Cairo University Egypt 
  • Rhodes University South Africa 
  • University of Pretoria South Africa 
  • University of Kwazulu-Natal South Africa 
  • University of Johannesburg South Africa 
  • Ain Shams University Egypt 
  • Al Azhar University Egypt 
  • Alexandria University Egypt 
  • Makerere University Uganda 
  • North-West University South Africa 
  • University of Dar es Salaam Tanzania
  • University of Ghana Ghana 
  • University of Nairobi Kenya 
  • University of the Western Cape South Africa


Scholarships for Studying in Africa


Thinking about studying in Africa and would like some financial help? The following organisations offer scholarships and financial support for international students seeking to study in Africa:

  • Amideast provide scholarships for people studying in Morocco and Egypt
  • The Foundation for Global Scholars offers schorlarships to U.S. and Canadian students, you get get up to $2,500 
  • The Global Studies Foundation helps students learn new languages in Africa
  • American Research Center In Egypt Fellowships - Sum varies
  • The School for Field Studies Scholarships (SFS) - $2000 - $5000
  • CGE's Heritage Scholarship, Namibia - Sum varies
  • Harry Oppenheimer Fellowship Award - $100,000+
  • Vance Scholarship, Ghana - $1,000


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