Alou, Bautista, Franco, Guerrero, Ortiz, Martinez, Pujols—the Dominican Republic has produced more major league baseball players per capita than any other country in the world. Spend your summer in Santo Domingo examining the impact of sports on the culture, identity, and society of this island nation. Through Spanish language study, cultural activities, and facilitated interactions with Dominicans within and outside of the local sports world, studying abroad in Santo Domingo offers you unparalleled insight into the relationships between baseball and Caribbean culture and society. Study abroad in Santo Domingo and you will: - Learn about the cultural, social, and economic impacts of major league baseball on Dominican society, and the challenges and opportunities posed by the globalization of the sport - Examine the interdependence between developing countries and the premier leagues of the baseball and sporting industries of various developed countries - Experience Dominican baseball through site visits to baseball clubs, academies, training facilities, and through attendance at baseball games where you'll meet with players, scouts, trainers, agents, and managers
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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.