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CIEE in Santiago, DR: Community Public Health Summer

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Program Information


Santiago, Dominican Republic





Minimum Language Requirement

Completion of the L4 level of host language, or equivalent.

Areas of Focus

Global Health, Arts & Humanities


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The CIEE Summer Community Public Health Program in Santiago is designed for students with an interest in Spanish language, medicine, and the allied health professions in the context of underdevelopment and public health. By combining traditional classroom instruction with homestays and field work in both urban and semi-rural communities, students will explore the challenges confronting developing countries.

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Detailed information about this program, including courses, housing, and fees, is available on the program website.

In order to study abroad for credit, you must complete two applications. You will need to both apply to your program for admission (via the program website) and apply to Yale for approval to receive credit.

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You must enroll in all 3 required CIEE courses. However, the Community Health Practicum course is not eligible for general Yale credit.