Since 1950, IES has been building quality study abroad programs and introducing U.S. students to new places, studies, and ways of thinking. A non-profit educational organization, IES offers high academic standards and extensive financial aid in almost 30 programs throughout the world. A center of modern European history, Berlin has no equal for leaving its imprint on political, social, and cultural history in the 20th century. One of Europe's most vibrant cities, Berlin boasts a wide array of museums, art galleries, theaters, and music venues, as well as world-class architecture and a reputation for cutting-edge design. A center of German and international business, politics, and culture, and an ideological crossroads where East meets West, Berlin is the driving force for Germany in the 21st century. The Language & Area Studies Program in Berlin offers courses at the following leading universities: * Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin * Freie Universitat * Hochschule fur Musik "Hanns Eisler" * Hochschule fur Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin * Hochschule fur Schauspielkunst "Ernst Busch" * Kunsthochschule Berlin-WaiBensee * Technische Universitat * Universitat der Kunste Highlights * Improve your German through IES Abroad language courses. * Take IES Abroad German-taught area studies courses taught by German faculty at the IES Abroad Center. Courses are available in a variety of areas including: German Language and Literature, Art History, Business, Economics, Film Studies, History, Media, Political Science, Social Sciences. * Fully matriculate at the Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin. * Enjoy access to courses at additional universities in Berlin including the Freie Universitat, Technische Universitat, and Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee. - Experience Berlin and learn first-hand about the history and culture of the city through field study excursions. * Gain international work experience and unique cultural exposure through internships in art, business, social and educational organizations, theater, politics, history, mass media, and teaching. * Experience local culture through housing with local residents in apartments throughout the city. * Travel to cities in Germany and Eastern Europe through IES Abroad field trips. Destinations may include Budapest, Bratislava, Dresden, Krakow, Potsdam, and Vienna.
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It is impossible to avoid the past in Rome. It eagerly waits for you around every corner, hoping to intrigue you with a worn-down step, surprise you with an unexpected fountain, or inspire you with soaring architecture. Come study Rome’s unmatched historical and artistic past while simultaneously learning about its modern role in international politics and business. No matter what your current level of Italian language proficiency is, this program is for you. Students enroll in an Italian language course as well as four additional courses, taught in both English and Italian. If you have four or more semesters of Italian language, you can enroll in our Advanced Italian Studies Program, which is designed to be a full immersion experience including Italian-taught courses, an Italian-only language pledge, and more. Rome will be your classroom. Can you imagine places like the Vatican, the Pantheon, the Forum, or the Colosseum being part of your education? Our courses are experiential in nature, and we organize more than 150 course-related excursions each semester to historical, artistic, and cultural sites that take advantage of the city’s many opportunities. You can also enroll in courses at a local university, where you will experience first-hand the Italian educational system. Maybe you’ll even make some Italian friends while you’re at it. If you want to become familiar with the local practices, work culture, and build professional relationships with Italians, enroll in an internship or social action placement. These are unique opportunities for you to build an international résumé as you practice the language and develop your professional and personal skills.
We have to be honestâ��you are going to fall in love with Buenos Aires. You will swoon over the eclectic architecture, inspired by cities like Paris and Madrid. You may even learn to tango in the birthplace of this sensual dance. Do not wait any longerâ��find out why this is a love affair to last a lifetime. Buenos Aires - Latin American Societies and Cultures If you are ready for an urban adventure, Buenos Aires is your city. With endless city districts and neighborhoods to explore, you will get lost in the sights and sounds of Buenos Aires. Tango the night away as you learn the popular dance of Argentina, attend one of the many soccer games, and browse the local art sceneâ��all this and more awaits you as a study abroad student in Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires will also be your classroom. Learn about visual arts in the city and then meet with local graffiti artists before seeing their work. Study the impact of globalization in Latin America and then get an internship with one of the top Argentinian businesses. Welcome to study abroad! Open to students of all language levels, the Latin American Societies & Cultures Program allows you to improve your Spanish language skills while taking courses in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, all of which feature an academic emphasis on Latin America. If you have beginning- and intermediate-level language skills, you can choose from a wide variety of English-taught IES Abroad courses in areas such as the Arts, Literature, Film, Anthropology, and Political Science. If you have advanced-level Spanish language skills, you have the option to choose from Spanish-taught IES Abroad courses and courses through our prestigious university partners. You also have the option to take up to two English-taught IES Abroad courses. Finally, we want you to feel at home in Buenos Aires, so we will do everything we can to help you integrate into life in Buenos Aires. From internships to cultural activities, you will have numerous opportunities to get to know Argentina.