Through CIEE electives, specialized study tracks, and direct enrollment in a number local universities, study abroad in Santo Domingo allows you to pursue your interests and explore the country and region alongside local and international students in a variety of academic settings. And with homestays, internships with local grassroots organizations, volunteer opportunities, and a variety of activities and excursions, studying abroad in the Dominican Republic offers you a uniquely immersive intercultural experience.
Study abroad in Santo Domingo you will:
Improve your Spanish language skills significantly through advanced-level courses
Partake in an optional development internship working with local organizations
Take part in excursions to sites of cultural importance, including the colonial zone, an anthropological museum, ecological preserves, and trips to the Samaná Peninsula and the Cibao region
Enjoy a specialized track in Caribbean Studies, non-credit volunteer opportunities, and the support of peer advisors