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A unique journey of learning and cultural exploration.

iX Summer Abroad is a fully-supported program designed for career readiness, real-world experience and personal growth, where your child can safely explore the world and their future.

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Session 1:

May 19 - June 29

Session 2:

July 7 - August 17

Welcome to the iXperience study abroad program.

iXperience offers unique and enriching experiences for young adults looking to expand their cultural horizons and gain valuable skills in today's global economy. Our program is tailored for college students and recent graduates between the ages of 18 and 24. While we prioritise this demographic, we also extend a warm welcome to professionals seeking a career change within this age range.

Our program combines classroom instruction with hands-on, real-world experience, giving participants the opportunity to learn and grow in a dynamic and exciting environment. We understand the importance of safety and security for students and their families, and we take great care to ensure that our participants are always well-cared for. The information on this page outlines our program offerings, requirements and resources for getting in touch with our staff directly for any queries you may have.

The benefits are huge.

The iX global network.

A transformative 6-week experience.

iX Summer combines intensive learning with hands-on application. This is the perfect opportunity to gain valuable, industry-relevant skills and internship experience, along with travel to one of our international campuses.

First 2 weeks

Bootcamp skills classes.

The first two weeks of the program are purely class contact time.

  • Two hours of live class per day. Live-taught classes are capped at 30 students.

  • Sets each student up for success in their internship.

  • For any major. No experience required.

Next 4 weeks

Internship + bootcamp class.

The next four weeks of the program are an internship-class blend.

  • Guaranteed internship placement with one of our global partner companies.

  • Continuous support from your manager and teaching team.

  • More class sessions throughout your internship to cover more advanced material.

Meet our industry expert teachers.

"I'm Lauren, a Director at Revgro Holdings. Before this, I led a team of software developers as a Product Owner at Allan Gray and headed the Group Strategy and Digital Strategy teams. My career started at McKinsey as a Management Consultant. Besides, I run O-Bolder, teaching vital life skills through workshops. For the past six years, I have mentored through the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation and DreamGirls Outreach. I studied Business Science (Finance and Accounting) at the University of Cape Town. I enjoy dancing, writing and exploring new experiences every month."

Testimonial Person

Lauren Reeves

Entrepreneur and tech strategy consultant

"I am Jonathan Miller, a Wealth Manager and co-partner at Geach Donaldson and Associates in Cape Town. With 15 years of finance industry experience, I hold degrees in Accounting and Finance from the University of Cape Town, and am pursuing a postgraduate degree in financial planning. I have previously served as CFO at Every Nation, Finance Executive at wiGroup, Director at Cape Events Management, and Auditor at EY. As a qualified Chartered Accountant, I leverage my expertise to help clients reach their financial goals."

Testimonial Person

Jonathan Miller

Private Wealth Manager at Geach Donaldson and Associates

"I'm Cameron, a Mechanical Engineer graduate from the University of Pretoria. After starting my career at Sandvik as a student, I ventured into the renewable energy sector before pivoting into Software Engineering. I am currently part of the core team at Appstrax, a software development firm based in Johannesburg, where I am passionate about improving people's approach to software. I believe that anyone can excel in any field, especially coding. I've been teaching software engineering courses with iX since 2020."

Testimonial Person

Cameron Kirkpatrick

Software Engineer at AppStrax Technology

"I'm Andrew, a Data Scientist with experience in both academic and commercial settings. As an experimental physicist, I honed my skills in research, data analysis, scientific computing, writing, and presentation. These skills provide a solid foundation for branching out into other fields as a Data Scientist."

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Dr Andrew Collier

Data Scientist and Entrepreneur

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Explore career paths of our Alumni.

iX is designed to be your first step in a successful career.

"We don’t know where we might end up in the future or what kind of people and problems we will be working with. iX introduced me to this idea and inspired me to seek learning even in areas I may feel are out of my comfort zone."

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Ashley Castillo

The Wharton School 18'

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Management Consulting

2016 - 2016

Cape Town, South Africa

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iX Internship

Accenture

2016 - 2016

Cape Town, South Africa

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Google

2018 - Present

New York, USA

"Amazing program and you can't ask for a better city to study abroad in. If you want real world experience, in combination with an intensive classroom environment, there is no better place to achieve this than at iXperience Cape Town."

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Max Mortonson

University of Virginia 21'

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Investment Finance

2019 - 2019

Cape Town, South Africa

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iX Internship

Hlayisani Capital

2019 - 2019

Cape Town, South Africa

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Investment Banker

Wells Fargo

2021 - Present

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

"iX gave me something concrete to put on my resume, and that was a huge leg up. Most juniors don't have projects to show potential employers. My time at iX also helped to formulate an idea of what kind of company culture and vision I wanted to be part of."

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Bailey Berro

University of Michigan 17'

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Software Engineering

2015 -2015

Cape Town, South Africa

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iX Internship

GetSmarter

2015 -2015

Cape Town, South Africa

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Software Engineer

Google

2017 - 2019

Los Angeles, California, USA

"iXperience is an amazing opportunity to meet new people, enjoy life in a new area of the world, learn and develop new skills, and try your hand in an industry you didn't think you would have the chance to work in."

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Grace Petrosini

University of Virginia 19'

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Data Science

2019 - 2019

Lisbon Area, Portugal

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iX Internship

Dixitor

2019 - 2019

Lisbon Area, Portugal

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Senior Associate

PwC

2023 - Present

New York, USA

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The iX global community has some of the most driven and talented students on the planet.

Parents who visited iX Abroad.

Each year, we welcome dozens of parents who visit their children in each of our incredible campus cities. In this video, we caught up with parents who visited iX Abroad, and asked what their experience was like in Cape Town, South Africa and Lisbon, Portugal.

2024 program details.

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Session 1:

May 19 - June 29

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Session 2:

July 7 - August 17

What's included.

  • In-person bootcamp with vetted industry experts as teaching teams.

  • Hybrid internship with 2 in-person meetings a week.

  • Internship support from teaching teams and iX Staff.

  • Accommodation and excursions.

Program fees breakdown.

Cape Town.

Tuition: $5,995 + City experience: $3,975

Total: $9,970

Financial aid available*

Lisbon.

Tuition: $5,995 + City experience: $6,755

Total: $12,750

Financial aid available*

Berlin.

Tuition: $4,995 + City experience: $7,755

Total: $12,750

Financial aid available*

Comprehensive info packs.

More information on each location is available below.

Chat with an iX Alum.

Our Alumni would be happy to talk about the program and answer any questions.

Cody Krause

Student at University of Michigan

Contact Cody

Jack Bodell

Student at UNC Kenan-Flagler

Contact Jack

Kyle Mele

Student at University of Virginia

Contact Kyle

Have questions for us?

Our advisors are here to answer your questions. They’ll help you figure out if our programs are right for you.