Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Santiago, Dominican Republic
- Program Terms: Summer
- Homepage: Click to visit
- Program Sponsor: CIEE
- Restrictions: U of U applicants only
|Click here for a definition of this term Program Type:||Affiliate||Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA:||2.5|
|Click here for a definition of this term Housing Type(s):||Homestay||Click here for a definition of this term Home Campus:||U of U: Utah Campus|
|Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type:||Undergraduate Transfer||Click here for a definition of this term Language(s) of Instruction:||Spanish|
|Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Language Prerequisite:||Advanced English Language Fluency, Check with Affiliate||Click here for a definition of this term Badge Opportunities:||Independent Options|
|Click here for a definition of this term Field of Study:||Education, Culture, & Society, International Studies, Languages & Literature, Pre-Health, Public Health, Social Work, Urban Ecology||Click here for a definition of this term Eligibility:||Good Academic & Judicial Standing, Minimum Age: 18, OPEN to ALL Majors|
|Click here for a definition of this term Pre-departure Requirements:||Learning Abroad 101, Pre-Departure Orientation, Participation Requirements for Learning Abroad, Post-Decision Health Assessment, Pre & Post Commitments||Click here for a definition of this term Program Cost:||$$$|
Start your investigation of the complexities of healthcare in developing nations in the Dominican Republic this summer. With classroom instruction plus fieldwork in urban and semi-rural settings, you’ll get a close look and new perspective on the social and health issues facing one of the Caribbean’s poorest countries.
a Dominican family while you improve your Spanish language skills.
with and make a difference for Dominican patients and medical professionals as you work at a semi-rural clinic and in an urban neighborhood.
of pressing international public health issues.
GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.
Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.
Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.
Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.
Our highly experienced staff have extensive knowledge of all CIEE programs and services. If you are a student with questions about completing your application, or you want to sign up to receive program updates and news, our staff are happy to help.Contact Us
An Affiliate is a partner organization that is evaluated and approved by the University of Utah. Affiliates offer classes in both English and the host language. You may take classes with other U.S. students, international students, or students from the host country. Many affiliates provide special services such as visa support, housing, cultural excursions, and on-site staffing to help you navigate your host country.
Students enrich their time abroad by earning Learning Abroad Badges such as:
This Program is eligible for the Badges listed in the Fact Sheet above. Some Programs offer opportunities to earn additional Learning Abroad Badges through independent options. Click here to learn more about the Global U Program.
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It is your responsibility to read, understand, and adhere to the terms and conditions of your Program. Terms and conditions are outlined in the Learning Abroad Handbook, Learning Abroad website, and in your Program Application. Terms and conditions may also be communicated to you through digital, verbal, and hard copy communication. Contact Learning Abroad with any questions or concerns.