Rapidly improve your Spanish while exploring life and culture in Rosario, Argentina. Five-week intensive Spanish language programs are offered in two summer sessions. Each session is designed for beginning through advanced level students. All courses are taught in Spanish and emphasize reading, writing, listening and speaking. In-class learning is complemented by field trips, guided visits and other group activities included in the program fee.
If you have very little Spanish-speaking experience and plan to enroll in Rosario's fall program, you are encouraged to attend this summer session to help build your language proficiency. The GEO summer programs offer you full support and are preceded by an intensive orientation.
This Supervised Internship or Independent Research program is available to qualified students who are committed to gaining a unique perspective into Argentine life. Independent Research Projects integrate theory and practice through planned, supervised field research experience. A key component of a Student’s academic development is the ability to apply what is learned in the classroom to research conducted in the world around them. This course offers students individualized, applied learning opportunities to explore and clarify career goals, apply theory, acquire new skills, gain experience, further investigate topics of interest, and improve Spanish language proficiency.
This program is ideal for students interested in studying global health and development issues in Africa. On this program you will take courses examining health and development in Ghana, as well as contemporary issues facing Ghanaian society. As a complement to your coursework, you will be placed in a hands-on service learning/internship experience at a local community organization, healthcare service provider, or research institute. You will also receive an introduction to Modern Twi (Ghana's most commonly spoken language), through your on-site orientation or as a course offering. If you have career aspirations in the field of community and international development, social work and health-related occupations, you will greatly benefit from this program.