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  • Locations: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: Iowa State applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 03/15/2018 03/16/2018 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Adviser: Ernberger, Monica
Program Director:
Ernberger, Monica
Housing Options: Homestay Cumulative GPA: 2.5
Language of Instruction: English
Sponsor:
CIEE
ISU Course:
INTED
Program Description:
Santo Domingo
CIEE Summer Sports and Society: Baseball in Context Program in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Alou, Bautista, Franco, Guerrero, Ortiz, Martinez, Pujols – The Dominican Republic has produced more major league baseball players per capita than any other country in the world.

Spend your summer in Santo Domingo examining the impact of sports on culture, identity and society as a whole. Through Spanish language study, cultural activities and facilitated interactions with Dominicans within and outside the local world of baseball and sports, studying abroad in Santo Domingo offers you unparalleled insight into the relationships between baseball and Caribbean culture and society.

Study abroad in Santo Domingo and you will:logo
  • Learn firsthand about the cultural, social, and economic impacts of major league baseball on Dominican society and the challenges and opportunities that the globalization of sport poses.
  • Examine the interdependence between developing countries and the premier leagues of the baseball and sporting industries of various developed countries
  • Experience Dominican baseball through site visits to baseball clubs, academies, training facilities, and through attendance at baseball games; meet with players, scouts, trainers, agents, and managers

Find out more. 

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.