Don’t just learn about South Africa – participate in its very transformation. CIEE courses, community engagement activities, and excursions will illuminate the legacies of colonialism and apartheid, and the challenge now facing so many African countries: How to successfully operate within a global economy while grappling with vast socio-economic inequalities. Join CIEE this May in Cape Town, and experience the beauty, the power, and the struggle of the South African people. Study abroad in Cape Town and you will: -Live with a South African family or University of Cape Town students -Begin your study of the Afrikaans/ Xhosa languages -Experience one of the most multicultural cities in the world
Avenida General Milton Taváres de Souza, 171 - Gragoatá, Niterói - RJ, Brazil
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
300 Fore Street, United States
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.