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CIEE Santiago, Dominican Republic: Summer Public Health
Santiago, Dominican Republic (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
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Fact Sheet:
Erin Baker (17692)
Minimum GPA:
Language of Instruction: Spanish Language Prerequisite: Yes
Homestay Program Provider: CIEE
Area(s) of Study:
Diverse studies available (see below) Summer Calendar: Early June to mid-July
Restrictions: Vanderbilt undergraduates only Type of Program: Study Center/University Hybrid
Academic Calendar: Summer Additional Prerequisites: N/A
Program Description:

In this program, facilitated by CIEE, students enroll in 10 semester hours of university courses in Santiago, a growing, modern city that provides a great context to investigate the complexities of health care in developing nations. Students experience classroom instruction and fieldwork in urban and semi-rural settings to look closely at the social and health issues that face on of the Carribbean's poorest countries. Students will live with a Spanish-speaking, Dominican host family within walking distance of campus. In addition to their coursework, students can visit free trade zones, market towns, museums, or take trips to rural Rio Blanco, Constanza or Rio Limpio.

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/02/2018 02/03/2018 TBA TBA