Come discover the port city of Valparaiso and improve your Spanish language skills while immersing yourself Chilean culture. Through intensive language training and area studies coursework offered in English, you’ll develop greater insight into Chile and Latin America through history, literature, economics, and international relations. You’ll live with a local family, take Spanish language classes, and have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to explore Chile as the locals do. Study abroad in Valparaiso and you’ll: - Acquire an understanding of Chile and its role in Latin America through courses that are focused on contemporary Chilean culture and society - Build your beginner Spanish skills while living with a local host family - Study at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, which is ranked among the top regional universities in Chile - Participate in community service projects and educational field trips in Valparaiso, Curarehue, and Pucón
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.