Interested in the political and economic challenges facing Sub-Saharan Africa and developing nations? Is learning about West African musical and dance forms more your style? You can do all of this and more on CIEE’s Arts and Sciences program in Legon, Ghana. One of Africa’s most stable countries, vibrant Ghana offers a rich cultural heritage and fascinating history of politics and social change to explore. The program offers wonderful opportunities in the classroom and in the community for students to explore critical issues relate to public health, development, and African history and culture. Study abroad in Legon and you'll: - Get to know life in West Africa by living with a Ghanaian family, volunteering with a local organization, doing an internship, or simply observing day-to-day life - Enroll in a wide range of courses, including West African performing arts, Twi language, African studies, social work, politics, economics, and religion - Experience firsthand the issues challenging Ghana today - Enjoy CIEE-led travel excursions to different parts of the country - Receive extensive and ongoing support from CIEE staff and CIEE-trained University of Ghana “U- Pal” students
Avenida General Milton Taváres de Souza, 171 - Gragoatá, Niterói - RJ, Brazil
This January, explore the business world and experience life in Brazil, the largest economy in Latin America. Join CIEE in lively Rio de Janeiro for our January Business and Culture program. You’ll get an insider view of what it’s like to do business here through classes and meetings with professional and cultural organizations. And you’ll experience a world-famous city known for its natural beauty, celebrations, and beaches. Study in Brazil and you will: -Go on excursions that will give you an overview of the geographic, cultural, and economic diversity in Rio and coastal Brazil -Join faculty for visits to businesses and corporate headquarter offices -Visit national museums and historical neighborhoods, attend soccer matches, and explore Rio’s rich and diverse arts culture -Grow familiar with the fascinating socio-political landscape of Rio and Brazil by meeting community leaders, participating in community engagement activities such as teaching basketball in Rio´s favelas, learning to play soccer, or working in a community garden
Imagine working with leading experts and innovators to complete a cutting-edge research and design project. Study with Berlin’s thought-leaders and practitioners to gain an understanding of architecture and design within an emerging global context. Pursue hands-on design work in a modern studio using the latest technology to address an aspect of the current global environment. And observe centuries of architectural history up close throughout Germany and Europe – all with CIEE. Study abroad in Berlin and you’ll: - Take part in the Future Cities Design Studio, which features an interdisciplinary perspective, and exciting research and design projects. - Visit and study landmark buildings by celebrated architects, such as the Reichstag Dome by Foster and Partners and Potsdamer Platz buildings by Renzo Piano Building Workshop. - Study sustainable development in Berlin, with guided visits to sites such as the EUREF Smart City Campus and the Holzmarkt and Spreefeld cooperative housing and farming culture. - Enjoy excursions to local places of interest such as the Bauhaus in Dessau and the Baroque palaces of Potsdam. - Take guided overnight study tours to important European cities such as Hamburg and Dresden, and exchange with other Global AD students in Barcelona and Prague. - Hear from, and interact with, visiting faculty and professionals during a series of lectures, critiques, and in-class visits.