What’s it like to explore a 260 kilometer-long reef home to 250 different types of coral? Dive into the fascinating environment that is Australia on CIEE’s Ecology, Conservation, and Sustainability program. Take courses at the renowned Curtin University Sustainability and Policy Institute, conduct marine research at Ningaloo Reef and contribute to ongoing research on endangered marsupials in the forests of the south west of Western Australia. Unique coursework, extensive fieldwork with local scientists, and exciting excursions challenge you to examine environmental issues and start coming up with real-world solutions. Study abroad in Perth and you'll: - Enjoy an experiential learning model that feature field research, classroom lectures, and lab work - Visit the Curtin University Sustainability and Policy Institute — a nationally renowned school headed by Professor Peter Newman, an internationally known environmental scientist and sustainability expert - Spend time working at the world heritage listed Ningaloo Reef, as well as the biodiversity hotspot in the south west forests.
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.
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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.