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CIEE: Summer Community Public Health Program in Santiago, Dominican Republic
Santiago, Dominican Republic (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Restrictions: Gustavus applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission 06/16/2018 08/12/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Program Provider:
CIEE - Council on International Educational Exchange
Program Term(s):
Summer
Minimum Class Standing:
Sophomore
Minimum GPA:
2.75
Prerequisites:
Yes
Previous Language Study Req?:
Yes
Language of Instruction:
Spanish
Language courses offered:
Spanish
Housing Options:
Homestay
Areas of Study:
Culture, Latin American Studies, Pre-Health, Public Health, Service Learning, Spanish, Urban Studies
Program Description:

Santiago, DR
CIEE Summer Community Public Health Program in Santiago, Dominican Republic
With its underserved population facing a spate of social and health issues, the Dominican Republic offers you fascinating insight into the state of healthcare in the Hispanic Caribbean. Combining traditional classroom instruction with homestays and field work in both urban and semi-rural communities, you will explore firsthand the challenges confronting developing countries.

Study abroad in the Dominican Republic and you will:
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  • Improve your Spanish language skills through a homestay with a local family
  • Examine a range of pre-professional healthcare and issues
  • Engage with local patients and medical staff through a health practicum and clinical rotation
If you have an interest in Spanish language, medicine, and the allied health professions as they relate to underdevelopment and public health, explore them all in the Dominican Republic.

Find out more.

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.