Spend this summer studying the business of tourism in two of the top vacation destinations in Europe. You’ll begin in Ireland, a country which attracts up to seven million visitors each year, looking at responsible tourism development as means of bolstering the economy while helping building community and national identity. Next, you’ll travel to Mallorca, with a population of slightly less than one million, the island welcomes 10 million international tourists every year. As a result, the service sector, and in particular tourism, becomes the economic engine of this region. Here you’ll explore the different aspects of tourism as a vector of economic development and its contribution as an engine of globalization, and the importance of promoting sustainable tourism for the long-term ecosystem preservation. The cases of the Balearic Islands, Ireland and other European countries will be used to understand the evolution of tourist area and compare it with examples of less advanced or less mature locations. Study abroad in Dublin and Palma and you will: - Develop insight into sustainable tourism practices in two of the industry’s leading destinations - Be able to offer your own diagnosis on the success of innovative techniques and renewal projects - Gain a greater appreciation of tourism’s power to reinforce traditions and customs that come under threat from the globalization of culture - Understand tourism’s contribution to inclusive sustainable development in developing countries
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As the political, economic, and cultural hub of Cuba, Havana is the perfect spot to practice your Spanish and gain insight into this country’s fascinating past. On CIEE’s Cuban Studies program, you’ll learn about the Cuban Revolution, Cuba’s relationship with the U.S., and Cuban art, language, and literature. Step into history in Old Havana, a UNESCO World Heritage site that shows what life was like after the Spanish arrived, and become a part of Cuba’s rich culture. Study abroad in Cuba and you’ll: - Gain insight into Cuban culture, history, and relationships with the U.S. and other countries - Explore Havana – from Old Havana, a UNESCO World Heritage site, to modern Vedado, and the city’s diverse suburbs - Enjoy Havana’s world-famous music scene and the city’s many festivals
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.