Berlin plays a central role in the European and global economies, making this an ideal place to study business and economics. The thriving metropolis is home to many hot start-ups, cutting-edge creative companies, and titans of German industry. A magnet to students, musicians, artists and young people from around the world, Berlin offers a mix of urban edge and cultural freedom not found anywhere else in Europe. This four-week intensive program is designed to enhance your knowledge of fundamental business and economic principles within a German, European, and international context. The program will help prepare you for a career in business through balanced exposure to core concepts, important theories, case studies, and more. Studying in Berlin with CIEE you will: - Deepen your business and economics knowledge while broadening your understanding of international markets, and the particular role that Germany plays in the global marketplace - Compare and contrast differences between German and U.S. business practices and governmental regulation - Visit local Berlin businesses to gain an understanding of what counts in Germany as practical, marketable job skills
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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 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.