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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: study abroad GPA Requirement: 2.5
Housing: Homestay Fields of Study: Ecology & Systematics, Foreign Languages & Literature, History, International Studies, Multiculture Studies, Spanish
Language of Instruction: English, Spanish
Program Description:

Summer in Santiago DR

SANTIAGO DE LOS CABALLEROS, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

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Program Overview

Study in Santiago, and immerse yourself in the daily life of a rapidly developing Spanish-Caribbean country where fascinating historical, commercial, and ecological treasures intersect. You’ll get a taste of daily life in the city known as La Ciudad Corazón (City of the Heart) through excursions, a homestay with a local family, and real-world experience that brings classroom teachings to life.

Unique Experiences

EXPLORE THE SOCIOECONOMIC EFFECTS

of tourism around the fabulous North Coast.

TAKE CLASSES

at Centro Cultural Dominico Americano, a binational private institution endorsed by the U.S. Embassy in the country.

DEEPEN YOUR UNDERSTANDING

of the culture and language in the Dominican Republic first-hand by living with a host family.

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Excursions & Activities

  • Explore the historic and cultural charms of Santo Domingo
  • Visit the world-renowned 27 Waterfalls of Damajagua

Projects

You’ll participate in a range of field experiences that lend practical context to your classroom-based learning. Unique opportunities to hear from and engage with people at the center and forefront of the country’s issues complement and enhance your experience.


What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Most meals
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Orientation – an introduction to Santiago culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

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Our highly experienced staff have extensive knowledge of all CIEE programs and services. If you are a student with questions about completing your application, or you want to sign up to receive program updates and news, our staff are happy to help.

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer II 2020 03/25/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer I 2020 03/25/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.