Program Details

The ISA program at the Pontifical Catholic University has a Caribbean and Dominican focus and is for students at the intermediate and advanced levels of Spanish. Students are able to select classes from a variety of subjects.
Location:
Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Summer, Winter Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

Santiago (1,000,000) is the second largest city in the Dominican Republic and the economic center of the fertile Cibao Valley. The Septentrional mountain range is visible from most points of the city. The Yaque River flows through the city en route to the Atlantic Ocean, a mere one hour bus ride to the north. Santiago has a relaxed and refined atmosphere and the most vibrant Carnival in the country.

The ISA program at the Pontifical Catholic University has a Spanish Language, Caribbean and Latin American Studies focus and is for students at the intermediate and advanced levels of Spanish. Students are able to select classes from a variety of subjects including, history, film, literature and culture. Participants also have the opportunity to participate in a community service program. All classes are taken with other international students and are taught at the Pontifical Catholic University by Dominican professors. Volunteer and internship opportunities also available.

Program Price Includes: • Pre-Departure Advising • Tuition at Host University • Official Transcript from Host University • On-site ISA Office • Full-time ISA Resident Staff • On-site Cultural and Academic Orientation • Airport Reception and Transfers • Student Housing • Internet Access • Tutorial Assistance • Excursions • Cultural Activities • Medical Insurance • Student Services • Visa Support

Setting Description:
The ISA office in Santiago is near the PUCMM campus, just short walk from any university building. The resident staff is available to students at all times and is committed to making your experience in Santiago as rewarding as possible. They provide support during the enrollment process and assist with housing and travel advice.

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