Gebouw Zuid Afrika

South Africa

Coastal town

The coastal community of Port Alfred provides an idyllic setting for swimming, surfing, scuba diving and waterboarding, as well as being a popular destination for whale and dolphin spotting. If you like shopping and going out on the town, you will enjoy exploring the many shops, restaurants and clubs Port Alfred has to offer.

Courses and minors

International Hospitality Management

Do you enjoy a dynamic environment? Can you keep your cool even under great pressure? Do empathy and a service-minded attitude come naturally to you? If this describes you and you also happen to enjoy meeting people from all over the world, you’ll find that International Hospitality Management is perfect for you!

Disaster Management

If you enjoy the outdoors, are fascinated by the geography and politics of distant lands, and you have a passion for assisting others in need, you'll find that Disaster Management is perfect for you!

About the degrees

The South African degrees offered at Stenden South Africa are accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE).  Stenden South Africa is registered by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). The degrees are evaluated with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), on a National Qualification Framework (NQF).  

The Dutch bachelor’s programme and degree are accredited by the NVAO in the Netherlands (The Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders). To obtain a Dutch degree, students must spend one year (60 ECTS) at the campus of NHL Stenden in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands.

Students may choose to pursue a local, South African bachelor’s degree or a dual bachelor’s degree; a Dutch degree combined with a South African degree. The Disaster Management Programme offers a local degree.


  • Wildlife Management
  • Lodge Management
  • Humanitarian Management
  • Advanced Wine Studies
  • Change and Innovation
  • International Human Resource Management (HRM)