The Contemporary French Studies program’s unique approach allows beginning and intermediate students an entryway into the political, social, and cultural complexity of contemporary France. A broad range of CIEE classes in English and French make the program appropriate for many kinds of students from many disciplines. An emphasis on community outreach and cultural learning helps students fulfill their goals of getting to know the city and its diverse inhabitants, and to understand French notions of cultural mixing and different notions of difference. Study abroad in Paris and you'll: - Improve your French, and discover Paris and contemporary French society through a program specially designed for the beginning and intermediate language student - Choose from CIEE content courses taught in French for the intermediate to advanced student, and English for the beginning to intermediate student - Meet locals through a homestay, volunteering opportunities with French youth, and by conversing with your peers - Take fascinating practicum courses that bring you into contact with French society - Audit a class at the Université de Paris if you meet the qualifications
Customize your study abroad experience. Our Open Campus program at the new CIEE Global Institute – Berlin offers maximum flexibility to engage and experience Berlin in your own way. Match the academic experience with your interests, aspirations, and degree requirements: Pair two or three six-week blocks for your perfect amount of intensive study and cultural engagement, select your academic track from five diverse options, then choose your electives from our wide range of courses and subject areas. ACADEMIC TRACKS: Business - As Europe’s economic powerhouse and largest hub for tech start-ups, Berlin is a prime spot to investigate the new demands and strategies of global business. Communications, Journalism & New Media - Home to more than 1,000 film and television production companies, Berlin leads the way in European communications. Coursework, fieldwork, and site visits offer revealing insight into the role and power of media today. Health Sciences - See how Germany and the European Union are addressing major health care challenges with a combination of courses, exciting fieldwork, and internships with renowned institutions and research centers. International Relations & Political Science - There’s no better place than Berlin – a global hub of innovation and industry and leading voice in European and world affairs – to examine the pressing challenges facing Europe today and their impact on every corner of the globe. Language, Literature & Culture - Polish your German language skills and probe the fascinating cultures found in Berlin, Germany, and Europe as you absorb Berlin’s architectural masterpieces and world-class music, theater, dance, and art. Courses are available in both English and German, so you can choose the path that meets your goals. No matter how you build your program, you’ll immerse yourself in the German language, culture, and people vibrant Kreuzberg district – a hub for the arts, techno, and the world’s digital currency boom. Live in a new residence hall, study in state-of-the-art classrooms, and get involved with fun activities, interest groups, and sports on a campus designed to connect you with the local community. Plus, you’ll have plenty of chances to get out and see Berlin and Germany up close during included excursions and multi-day study tours. Berlin is waiting – choose your adventure today.
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Don’t just study in Spain – immerse yourself in the people, places, and events that have made it what it is today. Take part in CIEE’s challenging Advanced Liberal Arts program in Seville. Awaken your senses during excursions and cultural activities. Build your Spanish language skills during homestays, a conversation exchange, and more. And dive into the Spanish history and culture during coursework and an independent study project. It’s all waiting for you with CIEE in Seville. Study abroad in Seville and you'll: - Enroll in regular university courses – ideal for meeting Spanish students and improving your language skills – in disciplines ranging from history and languages to anthropology and Arabic studies - Explore sites of cultural importance through weekly cultural activities and excursions - Fine-tune your language skills with the help of the CIEE Language Resource Center and tutorials, Tertulia lecture series, personal development workshops, a conversation exchange, and volunteer opportunities - Live in a homestay, residencia, or shared apartments to maximize your cultural and linguistic integration