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
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Immerse yourself in the richness and complexity of West African politics in two of the region’s most politically active countries. First, see how activism and governance are defined and demonstrated in Ghana, the first African country to achieve independence. Then, gain a deeper understanding of the components of a stable democracy – from history to influences of religion and politics – in Senegal. Along the way, you’ll compare and contrast the successes and challenges of both political landscapes.
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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