Want to gain insight into sustainability in greater China? Come to Beijing, and you’ll brainstorm ways to balance environmental, sociocultural, and economic needs. Through diversified coursework, excursions, and independent research, all of China will become your laboratory. This is a program that will forever change the way you look at China and the world around you. Study abroad in Beijing and you'll: - Gain an understanding of sustainability and its relevance within China and the world - Select nonintensive, Mandarin Chinese study, without language prerequisites, or choose to focus on area studies only - Learn about environmental, sociocultural, and economic issues in contemporary China - Participate in two trips, including a 10-day field study, where you’ll experience the lives of rural and minority peoples in China - Be part of a highly acclaimed, multicultural campus that has the feel of a small, liberal arts college
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.