Customize your study abroad experience. Our Open Campus program at the new CIEE Global Institute – Berlin offers maximum flexibility to engage and experience Berlin in your own way. Match the academic experience with your interests, aspirations, and degree requirements: Pair two or three six-week blocks for your perfect amount of intensive study and cultural engagement, select your academic track from five diverse options, then choose your electives from our wide range of courses and subject areas. ACADEMIC TRACKS: Business - As Europe’s economic powerhouse and largest hub for tech start-ups, Berlin is a prime spot to investigate the new demands and strategies of global business. Communications, Journalism & New Media - Home to more than 1,000 film and television production companies, Berlin leads the way in European communications. Coursework, fieldwork, and site visits offer revealing insight into the role and power of media today. Health Sciences - See how Germany and the European Union are addressing major health care challenges with a combination of courses, exciting fieldwork, and internships with renowned institutions and research centers. International Relations & Political Science - There’s no better place than Berlin – a global hub of innovation and industry and leading voice in European and world affairs – to examine the pressing challenges facing Europe today and their impact on every corner of the globe. Language, Literature & Culture - Polish your German language skills and probe the fascinating cultures found in Berlin, Germany, and Europe as you absorb Berlin’s architectural masterpieces and world-class music, theater, dance, and art. Courses are available in both English and German, so you can choose the path that meets your goals. No matter how you build your program, you’ll immerse yourself in the German language, culture, and people vibrant Kreuzberg district – a hub for the arts, techno, and the world’s digital currency boom. Live in a new residence hall, study in state-of-the-art classrooms, and get involved with fun activities, interest groups, and sports on a campus designed to connect you with the local community. Plus, you’ll have plenty of chances to get out and see Berlin and Germany up close during included excursions and multi-day study tours. Berlin is waiting – choose your adventure today.
There’s no better place to study sustainability than in Berlin, a city leading the way in sustainable innovation. On our Global Sustainability and Environment program, you’ll examine sustainable urban design and the tools necessary to create a smarter urban future. Courses at one of the best technical colleges in the country will expand your knowledge. Excursions to sites of sustainable development bring theories learned in class to life. And a partnership with one of the world’s most advanced engineering firms gives you a chance to develop solutions to a real-world problem facing Berlin. You’ll do all this and more while immersing yourself in fascinating German history and culture. Study abroad in Berlin and you’ll: - Take courses at the internationally regarded Technical University of Berlin - Visit sustainable development projects, government agencies, and sites of environmental challenges - Hear from, and interact with, local environmental engineers, researchers, ecologists, sociologists, policymakers, and economists - See your work published in a shared online student journal
Design your ideal study abroad experience. Our Open Campus program at the new CIEE Global Institute – London offers unmatched flexibility to engage and experience this international metropolis in your own way. Match the academic experience with your interests, aspirations, and degree requirements: Pair two or three six-week blocks for your perfect amount of intensive study and cultural engagement, select your academic track from five diverse options, then choose your electives from our wide range of courses and subject areas. You can even choose a combination of CIEE courses and courses at one of our four London partner universities, where you’ll learn alongside British students. No matter how you build your program, you’ll immerse yourself in British culture – from modern sensibility spilling from the Tate Modern to beautiful tradition embodied in Westminster and Buckingham Palace. Learn in modern classrooms; get involved with fun activities, interest groups, and sports; and experience the exciting diversity that exists in different areas of the United Kingdom during excursions and multi-day study tours. ACADEMIC TRACKS Business - With global stature as an economic powerhouse and principal member of the European Union, London is an ideal place to explore economics, finance, management, strategy, and more. Communications, Journalism, and New Media - Londoners always have understood the power of the word. Tap the expertise of London’s communications leaders, and get an inside look at key media outlets with on-site visits. Health Sciences - Learn about discoveries in the United Kingdom that are improving health care for people everywhere. Compare local and global health care systems, and learn about contemporary challenges in global health. International Relations and Political Science - Dig into the complex issues that face European countries, and consider the effects they have around the world. Literature and Culture - London has as many literary heroes as it does cobblestones – and then there’s cutting-edge music, theater, fashion, a rich Royal heritage, politics, and more. Explore it as you study London’s influence on Europe and the world.
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.
There’s no better place to study international business or economics than Shanghai. It’s a commercial giant, financial and cultural hub, and home to one of the largest container ports in the world. Through the January Business and Culture program, you’ll take a business course taught in English and go on excursions to key cultural and historical sites. By the time you return home, you’ll have experienced life, business, and culture in the world’s second-largest economy. Study in Shanghai and you will: -Deepen your knowledge of business, economics, and international markets -Gain insight into China’s role in the global marketplace -Compare and contrast differences between Chinese and U.S. business practices and culture
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
This January, explore the business world and experience life in Brazil, the largest economy in Latin America. Join CIEE in lively Rio de Janeiro for our January Business and Culture program. You’ll get an insider view of what it’s like to do business here through classes and meetings with professional and cultural organizations. And you’ll experience a world-famous city known for its natural beauty, celebrations, and beaches. Study in Brazil and you will: -Go on excursions that will give you an overview of the geographic, cultural, and economic diversity in Rio and coastal Brazil -Join faculty for visits to businesses and corporate headquarter offices -Visit national museums and historical neighborhoods, attend soccer matches, and explore Rio’s rich and diverse arts culture -Grow familiar with the fascinating socio-political landscape of Rio and Brazil by meeting community leaders, participating in community engagement activities such as teaching basketball in Rio´s favelas, learning to play soccer, or working in a community garden
Don’t just watch “Downton Abbey” reruns this winter. Join CIEE’s January British Culture program and soak up the essence of the United Kingdom in person. Explore its influential culture while gaining insight into the country’s social policies, value system, and influence on Europe and the world. You’ll take a class in public health; meet with guest speakers, experts, and practitioners; visit another location in the United Kingdom; and more. Study abroad in London and you will: -Explore and examine the UK’s renowned public health policy and practice -Have access to guest speakers, experts, and practitioners from the field of health care -Enjoy day trips to neighboring cities as well as a weekend excursion to another part of England or the UK
Don’t just study in Spain – immerse yourself in the people, places, and events that have made it what it is today. Take part in CIEE’s challenging Advanced Liberal Arts program in Seville. Awaken your senses during excursions and cultural activities. Build your Spanish language skills during homestays, a conversation exchange, and more. And dive into the Spanish history and culture during coursework and an independent study project. It’s all waiting for you with CIEE in Seville. Study abroad in Seville and you'll: - Enroll in regular university courses – ideal for meeting Spanish students and improving your language skills – in disciplines ranging from history and languages to anthropology and Arabic studies - Explore sites of cultural importance through weekly cultural activities and excursions - Fine-tune your language skills with the help of the CIEE Language Resource Center and tutorials, Tertulia lecture series, personal development workshops, a conversation exchange, and volunteer opportunities - Live in a homestay, residencia, or shared apartments to maximize your cultural and linguistic integration