Information for term Summer Community Public Health
Application deadline, and cost information.
Application DeadlineApril 1, 2018
Program Deadlines and Pricing Info
- Deadline: April 1, 2018
- Dates: May 21 – Jul 14, 2018 (8 weeks)
- Credit: 10 semester hours / 15 quarter hours
- Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA
OverviewClick to Open
If you’re eager to learn more about the challenges of public health in Latin America and have a flair for Spanish language, Buenos Aires is the place for you next summer. Whether you're chosen field is biology, medicine, nursing, education, or political science, you’ll gain international perspective and experience, and come home with noticeably stronger Spanish skills.
Learn from Latin American public health experts
and university researchers, with specially designed interdisciplinary courses.
Get immersed in local public health
and additional perspective with field work beyond Buenos Aires or in Uruguay.
Benefit from a unique, collaborative approach
that brings public health specialists and Spanish language instructors together to prepare for and teach classes.
plays performed every weekend300
time each year, museums have free admission during La Noche de los Museos1
Location & CultureClick to Open
Stately architecture and a steady influx of European immigrants earned Buenos Aires the nickname, the Paris of South America. Founded in 1536, this surprisingly navigable metropolis reveals influence of Europe and the Middle East in architecture and café life. A vibrant port city, Buenos Aires is also the world’s leading Spanish language publishing center. With a population of 13 million, it has the cultural intrigue found only in cities of this size and prestige.
EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES
- See how Argentines live in rural areas with day or overnight excursions.
- Unwind Buenos Aires style at a festival or soccer game.
- Experience culture in motion with dance and theater performances.
Volunteering. Share your time, and see another slice of Argentine life up close as you help promote social policy, human rights, community building, and health.
Daily LifeClick to Open
Homestays: Students live with host families for maximum immersion in Argentine culture, both in Buenos Aires and during field placements.
Hosts provides two meals day. Students can prepare other meals at home or eat in restaurants and cafés.
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Where You'll Study
CIEE Global Institute
Students walk and use the public transportation system to get around the city.
What People are Saying
The relationships developed with my fellow students, professors and host families. As well as the personal excursions that we took during our free time.Nicholas, University of Missouri, Summer 16
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What you need to knowThe program details
This intensive program focuses on social determinants of health, community health care, and public policies, and examines the challenges and successes of Latin American public health. Specially-designed courses are taught by professors at the CIEE Global Institute in Buenos Aires, with a team-teaching approach.
Instructors have teaching and/or research experience in different areas of public health and bring extensive practical experience in epidemiology, qualitative and quantitative research methods, pediatric health, gender, social and health public policy, rights and health, bioethics, and health promotion.
Students are assigned to one of three locations for a fieldwork component:
- Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Mendoza Province (15 hours from Buenos Aires on the Chilean border). Focus: Inter-governmental department cooperation and health care delivery.
- Universidad Nacional de Entre Rios, Entre Rios Province (2 hours from Buenos Aires). Focus: Health care delivery in rural regions.
- Instituto Interamericano sobre Discapacidad y Desarrollo Inclusivo, Montevideo, Uruguay (30-minute flight, 3-hour boat ride). Focus: Youth health and inclusive approaches for people with disabilities.
Students agree to speak only Spanish to foster language proficiency and cultural understanding.
AcademicsClick to Open
Students need to have a GPA of at least 2.5.
4 semesters of college-level Spanish (or equivalent). College-level coursework in public health and in Latin American history or politics is recommended
- Total credit: 10 semester/15 quarter credits
- Required Courses:
- Advanced Spanish Conversation and Grammar: 45 contact hours, 3 semester/4.5 quarter credits
- Community Health Practicum: 45 contact hours, 3 semester/4.5 quarter credits
- Pre-Professional Healthcare Issues: 60 contact hours, 4 semester/6 quarter credits
Summer 2018 CoursesClick to Open
Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.
REQUIRED CIEE COURSES
ScholarshipsClick to Open
Scholarships & Grants
In 2016, we awarded over 1,000 scholarships totaling more than $5 million, helping more students get on planes and live their dreams in faraway places than any other organization. This year's no different. In fact, every year we give this unrivaled amount of funding, because we’re on a mission to help YOU go abroad, too! Explore your options today.
Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:
- Ping Scholarships for Academic Excellence
- Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
- McDermott Health Sciences, Nursing, and Public Health Merit Scholarships
- CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant
To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.See more scholarship info
Dates, Deadlines & FeesClick to Open
Dates, Deadlines & Fees
You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.
YOUR FEE INCLUDES:
- Most meals
- Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
- Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
- Orientation – an introduction to Argentine culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
- Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
- Field trips and cultural activities
- Overnight excursions
- Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, ask your college or university study abroad advisor if your school charges additional fees for study abroad.
No Hidden Fees
|Summer 2018 8 weeks|
|Apr 1, 2018|
|May 21, 2018|
|Jul 14, 2018|
Fees & Housing
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CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.
Participation Confirmation = $300 *
Educational Costs = $5,323 **
Housing = $2,060 ***
Insurance = $167Total Fees = $7,850
Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.
Meals not included in program fee = $625
International Airfare = $1,300 †
Local Transportation = $150
Books & Supplies = $100
Local government registration/entrance fees = $160
Personal expenses = $1,000Total Estimated Costs = $3,335
CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $5 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, MSI grants, Gilman matching grants, and Pell matching grants.
This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.
Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.
** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students
*** includes two meals per day
† round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure
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