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CIEE: Diplomacy and Policy Studies in Amman

The Diplomacy and Policy Studies program is designed to provide you with a focused look at diplomacy, policy studies, and international affairs in the Middle East while also allowing you to gain proficiency in Arabic. You will be required to enroll in Modern Standard Arabic and Colloquial Jordanian Arabic at the appropriate level. You will also be required to take the CIEE core course, Jordan: A Case Study in Diplomacy and Development. In addition, you may choose two elective courses. As part of the required core course, students participate in a ten-week practicum at a local government...

CIEE: Development Studies in Dakar

The Development Studies program offers you the chance to learn firsthand about the development challenges facing Senegal through both coursework and participation in urban and rural community engagement projects. The program includes a practicum. As part of the practicum, you will spend approximately two weeks living in various parts of rural and semi-urban Senegal with Peace Corps and other NGO volunteers. All students enroll in the Advanced French-Development Studies course. You will also be required to take the Wolof language course and the Development Studies Practicum. In addition to the...

CIEE: Development and Globalization in Khon Kaen

Based at Khon Kaen University since 1991, the program’s focus on development was established in 1994. The Development and Globalization program is committed to dialogue and the importance of participation of all parties in the educational process. A significant amount of time is provided for you to organize with other students and to enjoy the full potential of an educational process that challenges you not just academically, but also on a deeply personal level. In the Development and Globalization program, your coursework is a springboard, propelling you into the field to interact with,...

CIEE: Community Public Health in Khon Kaen

The CIEE Study Center has been based at Khon Kaen University since 1991 and its initial focus on development was established three years later in 1994. The Community Public Health program combines traditional classroom instruction with extensive field study involving government, private, and public health agencies, as well as visits to local communities. You will be required to take Public Health Management of Thailand, Community Public Health, Public Health Field Practicum, and one Thai language course at the appropriate level. According to the World Health Organization, Thailand has “a long...

CIEE: Community Development, Language, and Culture in Iringa

The Community Development, Language, and Culture study abroad program allows you to gain a background in community development while taking Kiswahili language and additional CIEE courses taught by faculty from the University of Iringa. The use of Kiswahili will allow you to communicate more effectively and openly with members of the communities in which they are completing their field work. While in Iringa, you will engage with local NGOs and other community-based organizations and go on a series of community development site visits to see theory in action. Additionally, as part of the CIEE...

CIEE: Communications, New Media, and Journalism in Seville

Note: This program will not be available after Fall 2017 This program is designed for students considering a career in any communication environment. You will gain valuable hands-on experience in a multifaceted academic and professional environment, including the opportunity to participate in the publication and production of the Mas + Menos magazine. CIEE guarantees the social and cultural immersion of participants in the host society via specialized projects and extra-curricular activities. You will take the Intensive Advanced Spanish Grammar course offered during the Intensive Session at...

CIEE: Communications, Business, and Political Economy in Taipei

The Communications, Business, and Political Economy program is designed to enhance your cultural understanding and language skills through direct enrollment at National Chengchi University, small Chinese language classes, lectures from scholars and professionals, cultural immersion, and experiential learning. This program is ideal if you wish to experience an authentic university environment in Taiwan, choose from a wide array of content courses taught in Chinese or English, and learn Chinese through custom classes that emphasize traditional Chinese characters. The program offers support for...

GlobalWorks: Teaching English in Vang Vieng

While there are significant efforts to improve the quality of education in Laos, serious problems persist, including an insufficient number of qualified teachers, deficient school infrastructure and low student enrollment. These problems are visible in Vang Vieng, a small community where the growing tourists market is demanding skills such as English speaking ability. The failure to communicate with foreign travelers is the most significant obstacle for locals in search of decent jobs in the tourism sector. The education project connects resource-poor schools in Vang Vieng with interns so...

CIEE: China in a Global Context

The China in a Global Context program is designed to provide you with a deeper understanding of China as it emerges to take a more influential role in world affairs. You will be introduced to the language, colonial history, foreign policy, political development, and social issues that have either impeded or given rise to modern China. Language classes and related language clinics and tutoring sessions are taught in Mandarin Chinese, and area studies courses are taught in English. For further information about the program, including dates and course information, please visit: CIEE: China in a...

CIEE: Central European Studies in Budapest

Established in 1990, the CIEE Study Center in Budapest offers you a series of specially designed courses in a variety of fields such as history, politics, economics, culture, and current issues. This program will allow you to explore a dynamic Central European culture while immersing yourself in Hungarian language. This program also offers an internship for credit. All students are required to take a Hungarian language course. In addition to language study, students normally take four CIEE area studies courses taught in English or three CIEE area studies courses plus an internship for credit...

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