Study abroad in Florence, Italy – Abroad101.com Cool Program of the Week!

The Cool Program of the Week is Benedictine College Semester Program in Florence.  There are a lot of programs that operate in Florence, lots of Americans there too.  Benedictine College - ItalyWhat seems to attract students to this program is using Florence as a grand laboratory to experience: 

“Beauty in art, nature and relationships

Fellowship while living together

Discovery while living near the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance”

One of the  latest reviews include “I have friends who did not do a semester abroad for one reason or another and they all have regretted it.”

The Program uses the city of Florence and its surroundings as a grand laboratory. The courses offered draw on the enormous literary and artistic heritage of the city of Florence, widely considered to be the cradle of Italian culture.

To find out more about this program, read returning student reviews and learn more or apply, please visit:

https://www.studyabroad101.com/programs/benedictine-college-florence-semester-program-in-florence-italy

Study abroad in Thailand – Abroad101.com Cool Program of the Week!

If you are interested in Public Health, no matter what setting, you should study abroad.  Abroad101’s Cool Program of the Week is CIEE’s Summer Community Public Health in Khon Kaen, a vibrant, successful and just nice, place to study.

According to the World Health Organization, Thailand has “a long and successful history of health development,” yet it continues to struggle with public health issues such as HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis. Spend your summer learning about these challenges during CIEE’s Summer Community Public Health program. Through intensive courses, a two-week field research practicum in a small Thai community, site visits, and more, you’ll help to make a difference while developing your Thai language skills and exploring this beautiful country.

To find out more about this program, read returning student reviews and learn more or apply, please visit:

https://www.studyabroad101.com/programs/ciee-khon-kaen-summer-community-public-health

Study abroad in Italy! – Abroad101 Cool Program of the Week

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Our Cool Program of the Week is an art school in Florence that isn’t just about Americans and isn’t just about university students.  It’s a diverse mix of artists in an open classroom philosophy creating a powerful learning environment where students have the chance to learn, create, and design outside of the classroom, experiencing Italy and its charm up close. From visiting museums, to the Venice Biennale art show, to Fashion exhibits, our students are exposed to real-world events in a city defined by Art.  Cool!

Italy-Santa Reparata reviewSRISA is a direct enrollment program where students can apply directly. We also partner with many universities and are affiliated with universities across the US and Mexico. Our accrediting institution is Maryville, University, St. Louis.

To find out more about this program, read returning student reviews and learn more or apply, please visit:

https://www.studyabroad101.com/programs/santa-reparata-international-school-of-art-fine-art-design-liberal-arts-italian-language-intern

 

Abroad101 Cool Program of the Week in Strasbourg France with Accès Classique

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Sometimes its cool to be small.  This week’s cool program is in Strasbourg, one of the safest most livable cities in France.  Accès is a small program (less than 15 students per semester) with an Acces - Strasbourg Franceexperienced American staff that gets to know each student personally and helps each get the most out of their time in France.

Accès provides the support and guidance American college students need to get the most out of their study abroad experience.  They arrange housing with host families and boarding houses, help students register for the classes they need at the University of Strasbourg, transfer academic credit to US colleges, set up internships at local associations, and organize excursions throughout France.

To find out more about this program, read returning student reviews and learn more or apply, please visit:

https://www.studyabroad101.com/programs/acces-strasbourg-acces-study-abroad

Prague Study Abroad with AIFS – Abroad101 Cool Program of the Week

CzechRepublic-Prague-AIFSPrague is Cool!  This week’s cool program is AIFS in Prague where you take classes at the world class Charles University and live in this vibrant European city.  Courses are in English too:

Prague-AIFS-reviewLive in a student residence hall well connected to the rest of the city. Students have a double room and access to a shared bathroom and kitchen. The residence hall provides internet access and 24-hour reception.

You’ll enjoy cultural and social activities such as guided city walks, visits to museums and cultural sites, opera, theater and ballet performances, sporting events and language events to meet and practice the language with Czech students. A 2-day trip to Moravia, the beautiful eastern part of the Czech Republic, is included in the program. Optional excursions include a 3-day trip to Krakow and Auschwitz-Birkenau, a 3-day trip to Berlin, a 3-day visit to Southern Bohemia and Salzburg, and a trip to Vienna for fall semester students and trip to Budapest for spring semester students.

To find out more about this program, read returning student reviews and learn more or apply, please visit:

https://www.studyabroad101.com/programs/aifs-prague-charles-university

The Bahamas – Gap Year Program – Abroad101 Cool Program of the Week

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Cool Program of the Week!

Not sure you’re ready for college?  The Gap Year Program at the Cape Eleuthera Institute is a very cool program and that focuses on leadership, ecology, research, and sustainable development in The Bahamas. 

Bahamas-Cape Eleuthera ReviewMore than simply a travel or study abroad experience, The Cape Eleuthera Institute’s remote location and intentional community living challenges participants to think about our impact on the environment and uses those challenges to maximize their potential and growth in both education and real life skills!

To find out more about this program, read returning student reviews and learn more or apply, please visit:

https://www.studyabroad101.com/programs/cape-eleuthera-institute-leadership-ecology-research-and-sustainable-development

CEA in Rome, Italy – Abroad101 Cool Program of the Week

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Say yes to Roma!  Discover la dolce vita (the sweet life) in Italy’s largest city while you immerse yourself in the study of theology, social sciences, liberal arts, business, economics, or politics.  Rave Reviews make CEA in Rome our Cool Program of the Week! 

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Ever dreamed of living in a city that’s been a cultural, political, and religious leader for more than 2,000 years? Study abroad in Rome with CEA and discover la dolce vita — the sweet life — in Italy’s largest city, Rome. Imagine studying art history as you gaze up at the Sistine Chapel, or learning about world religions just a few blocks from the Vatican. Oh, and then there’s the food… life in the Eternal City is truly an experience of a lifetime! Choose from a wide array of academic programs through the CEA Rome Center and our university partners, the Providence College Center for Theology & Religious Studies, LUISS Guido Carli University, and John Cabot University. Whether your academic, career, and personal interests lie in theology, social sciences, liberal arts, business, economics, or politics, you’ll find courses that fulfill your needs in Rome, as well as volunteering and career workshops to enhance your employability.

To find out more about this program, read returning student reviews and learn more or apply, please visit:

https://www.studyabroad101.com/programs/cea-rome-italy

SIT’s Peace and Conflict Studies in the Balkans – Abroad101 Cool Program of the Week

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For those who want to understand the complexities of conflict, this week’s CPOW is SIT’s Peace and Conflict Studies in the Balkans.  See all sides of a conflict that tore apart a region and drew in the world.

Examine peace building, post-conflict transformation, and the impact of international intervention in the context of Southeast Europe. The program explores the origins of the conflicts in the Balkans, from the breakup of Yugoslavia to the violent wars of the 1990s, as well as current challenges and opportunities in post-conflict transformation.

You can choose between two different tracks for your independent study: you may either conduct field research and produce a substantial academic paper or work with professional journalists to research and produce a full-length print or broadcast feature story on a topic related to the theme of the program.

To find out more about this program, read returning student reviews and learn more or apply, please visit:

https://www.studyabroad101.com/programs/sit-study-abroad-serbia-bosnia-kosovo-peace-and-conflict-studies-in-the-balkans

Study Public Health and immerse yourself in Vietnam – Abroad101 Cool Program of the Week

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Vietnam is a fast growing, exciting and very cool place to be. CET’s Public Health & Service-Learning Program in Ho Chi Minh City will let you pursue an Internship, study Public Health and immerse you in Vietnam.  Open for those who know or don’t know the Vietnamese language.

Looking to experience international development in action? In CET Vietnam, students roll up their sleeves to conduct service-learning internships at local philanthropic organizations. They take multidisciplinary courses, taught in English, that provide background knowledge for their hands-on experiences and challenge them to look for broader applications of these experiences. Students also study Vietnamese language and live with a Vietnamese roommate. The program’s optional emphasis on Public Health attracts pre-med students, budding policy makers and students who want to study social change in the developing world. The program is open to students of all majors and language levels, including heritage learners.

To find out more about this program, read returning student reviews and learn more or apply, please visit:

https://www.studyabroad101.com/programs/cet-academic-programs-public-health-service-learning-in-ho-chi-minh-city

COPENHAGEN AS YOUR HOME, EUROPE AS YOUR CLASSROOM – ABROAD101 COOL PROGRAM OF THE WEEK

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The steady flow of positive stories from the DIS program continues making it once again, our cool program of the week.  In the center of Europe you can build your own curriculum from 23 programs and over 200 elective courses. It’s not easy, but it’s definitely worthwhile.

DIS is a Danish non-profit study abroad institution in Copenhagen offering semester, academic year, and summer programs taught in English. Established in 1959, DIS offers American students intensive, rigorous coursework enriched by field studies, hands-on learning opportunities, and study tours in Denmark and across Europe. These ensure students gain academic knowledge and intercultural leadership skills to prepare for their future careers in a globalized world. DIS students are usually undergraduate juniors or seniors from the most selective U.S. universities and 90% intend to go to graduate school.

DIS offers 190 elective courses and 22 different academic programs. The vast majority of courses are taught by Danish faculty. There is an average of 20 students per class. The three signature features of DIS are: (1) high academic quality, (2) course-integrated study tours all over Europe, (3) immersion opportunities allowing you to integrate into the Danish culture and meet Danes.

To find out more about this program, read returning student reviews and learn more or apply, please visit:

https://www.studyabroad101.com/providers/dis-study-abroad