This summer, take business courses in English at one of the top-rated business schools in Asia. Explore Taiwan’s role in the world economy and the security of Asia-Pacific, and learn about cross-straits relationship between Taiwan and China. You’ll also have plenty of time to learn some Chinese, try traditional dumplings, trek to the top of one of the tallest buildings in the world, and soak your feet in the area’s relaxing hot springs. You’ll leave at the end of summer with a full appreciation of Taiwanese culture and the complexity of its business and international relations. Study abroad in Taipei and you’ll: -Explore the unique attributes of Taiwan’s history and location and the role they play in contemporary culture, business, and politics -Gain a practical understanding of Taiwan’s role in the economic and political affairs of East Asia -Develop your ability to carry out basic conversations in Chinese as part of an optional -Communicative Chinese Language course
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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.
Imagine working with leading architecture and design experts and innovators to complete a real-world design project. Study with the latest thinkers and practitioners to gain an understanding of architecture and design within an emerging global context. Pursue hands-on design work in a state-of-the-art studio using the latest technology to address an aspect of the current global environmental crisis. And observe 2,000 years of architectural history up close at historical and current architectural sites throughout Spain – all with CIEE. Study abroad in Barcelona and you’ll: - Take part in the Future Cities Design Studio, which features an interdisciplinary perspective - Conceive and execute design projects in studio space located at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) in the 22 area of Barcelona - Use the FabLab facilities at the IAAC, a cutting-edge education and research academic institution dedicated to the development of architecture that meets the challenges of the 21st century - Take field trips to San Sebastián and Bilbao to see recently completed buildings by international architects, or explore sites like the Moorish palace of the Alhambra in Granada or the Jürgen Meyer’s Metropol Parasol, a contemporary addition to the city of Seville to see the translation of designs from the page to real life - Explore sites like the Moorish palace of the Alhambra in Granada and the Jürgen Meyer’s Metropol Parasol, a contemporary addition to the city of Seville, to see the translation of designs from the page to real life - Visit leading architectural firms in Barcelona