The 5 Most Affordable Study Abroad Programs in Latin America

By Maddie Townsend, Program Manager for Peru, Brazil and Dominican Republic Wanting to spend a full semester abroad, but don’t want to break the bank? Check out these 5 cost-effective programs. 1) Brazil At just $7,950, the ISA Florianópolis fall program is the most … Continue reading The 5 Most Affordable Study Abroad Programs in Latin America

9 Myths about Studying Abroad in Latin America, Debunked!

Myth 1: Studying abroad is too expensive Fact: Many students believe that studying abroad will cost them an arm and a leg, but with research and motivation, you will find a program that doesn’t break the bank. Latin America is a low cost destination to study if you are on a tight budget and according to the Travel’s South & Central American Backpacker Index for 2014, Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru, Panama and Costa Rica are ranked the top five cheapest countries in Latin America. Students can use Financial Aid and outside scholarships to help pay for their study abroad experience with … Continue reading 9 Myths about Studying Abroad in Latin America, Debunked!

The ABC’s of the Dominican Republic

Morgan Quijano is an ISA Site Specialist for the Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic. If you are currently searching for a place to study abroad that will offer you a truly unique experience, Santiago should be on your shortlist of potential locations. This Caribbean destination Known as the “Heart City,” offers a vibrant host of activities for city lovers, but effortlessly caters to outdoors enthusiast as well. Studying with ISA in sunny Santiago will allow you the chance to experience Dominican culture in a way that tourists never could, by getting to know the city’s friendly people, delicious food … Continue reading The ABC’s of the Dominican Republic

The Carribean’s Hottest Spot: A Q&A about Life in the Dominican Republic

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ISA-ELAP Announces New Service-Learning and Internship Programs Beginning 2014

ISA’s service-learning and internship division, ELAP, is excited to announce the launch of several new locations beginning spring 2014. The following locations will offer a variety of program options and placement types: Amman, Jordan: Refugee Camp Community Center, Internet Radio Station, International Development Foundation Florence, Italy: Café and Wine Bar, FiveStar Hotel, Art Gallery, International Development NGO Santo Domigo, Dominican Republic: Orphanage and Learning Center, International Humanitarian and Development Organization, School for the Blind, At-Risk Youth Development Organization. Valencia, Spain: Centers for Senior Citizens, Associations for Disabilities, Transitional Shelter for Women and Children, Animal Protection Agency, Children’s Health Foundation, International … Continue reading ISA-ELAP Announces New Service-Learning and Internship Programs Beginning 2014

15 Surprisingly Budget-Friendly Sites for Your Custom Program

ISA’s Custom Programs division is celebrating its 15th year in service to U.S. universities for their faculty-led and partnerships study abroad programming. Join us for this series of 15 things as you imagine, develop, and implement your own custom programs abroad. 1. Barranquilla, Colombia Every Sunday, spend the day with friends and locals by participating in Ciclovía: five hours when city streets nationwide are closed to cars but open to bicyclists, pedestrians, and joggers nationwide. 2. Belfast, Northern Ireland As a host to many literary and film festivals and events, take the road less traveled by most tourists to Belfast, … Continue reading 15 Surprisingly Budget-Friendly Sites for Your Custom Program

New Santo Domingo Internship Option Available to Semester and Summer Students

ISA is pleased to announce a new academic internship in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Beginning Spring 2014, participants enrolled in the Business, Health Sciences, Engineering & additional Courses with Locals program offered during the Spring, Fall and Summer will be able to enroll in a new credit-bearing internship course. While the internship course at the Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) is open to students of all language levels, some placements may require Spanish proficiency. Students will be academically assessed based on the submission of periodic reports and a final report upon completion of the internship. Placements are available in the following fields: … Continue reading New Santo Domingo Internship Option Available to Semester and Summer Students