CIEE Santiago, Dominican Republic: Summer Public Health


Program terms: Summer
Restrictions: Vanderbilt/External applicants accepted
Type of Program: Study Center/University Hybrid
Costs: Budget Sheets
Academic Calendar: Summer
Key Dates:
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In this program, facilitated by CIEE, students enroll in 10 semester hours of university courses in Santiago: a growing, modern city that provides a great framework to investigate the complexities of health care in developing nations. Students experience classroom instruction and fieldwork in urban and semi-rural settings, looking closely at the social and health issues that face one of the Caribbean's poorest countries. Students will live with a Spanish-speaking Dominican host family within walking distance of campus. In addition to their coursework, students can visit free trade zones, market towns, museums, or take trips to rural Rio Blanco, Constanza, or Rio Limpio.

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Fact Sheet

Housing: Homestay
Minimum GPA: 2.75
Language of Instruction: Spanish
Language prerequisite: Yes
Additional prerequisites: N/A
Costs: Budget Sheets
Student contacts: Peer alumni

Photo: Playa Ensenada, courtesy of Gina Dalla Riva


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