Medicine and Health Sciences
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

International Office

​​International undergraduate elective students

Foreign undergraduate elective student is a registered undergraduate student in one of the health professions training programmes of an acknowledged foreign tertiary institution and who, with the approval of the institution, undertakes supplementary training at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.  Such visits are limited to a period of eight (8) weeks​ and the person must be registered with Stellenbosch University as an affiliated undergraduate student.


Application documents

» Information pack for prospective foreign elective students

» Application Form

» Form 8 - Visiting Student 2015


Please Note: Closing date for applications is 31 October. No applications received after 31 October will be processed in the last two months of the year. The process will resume when Stellenbosch University reopens in the first week of January.


For more information contact:

Co-ordinator: Undergraduate International Elective Students

Co-ordinator: Undergraduate International Elective Students
Mr Andre Jacobs
Tel: +27 21 938 9042


Administrative officer: Student Accounts & Accommodation

Ms Surita Riffel
Tel: +27 21 938 9578
Fax: +27 21 938 9794


​An Elective programme is also available at Hope and Kidcru.  Further information can be found on their websites:

» Hope