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IU Co-Sponsored Program

  • Provincial Caribbean city
  • Second-largest city in Dominican Republic
  • 90 minutes from coast
  • Early January to late April --OR--
    Mid August to mid-December
Program Organization
Academic Program
  • Liberal Arts program track*
  • AU courses taught in Spanish
  • 5-day orientation session in Puerto Plata and PUCMM, Santiago
  • 15 IU credits
    • Spanish language courses
    • Program core course: Contemporary Dominican Republic: Political and Socioeconomic Processes for CIEE students only
    • Caribbean and Latin American area studies courses in Spanish for CIEE students only
  • Community Services Internship (with course) (optional)
  • Minimum of one direct-enrollment course at PUCMM

*Note: IU selectively co-sponsors CIEE program offerings, including the one described on this page, but not all CIEE tracks/offerings. Please contact Overseas Study for clarification.

  • Home stays
Additional Program Information

You may apply if you

  • are a student at any Indiana University campus who is making normal academic progress,
  • are in at least your third full-time semester of college,
  • are in at least fourth-semester Spanish, and
  • have approximately a 2.75 cumulative GPA and a B average in Spanish.
Complete eligibility criteria and selection criteria are outlined within the Academic Policies and Procedures of the Office of Overseas Study. Selection is based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and appropriateness of match between program and applicant. Students on disciplinary probation during program period are not eligible.
Financial Aid
How to Apply for this Program

Application Deadline

  • Fall 2010: March 1, 2010
  • Spring 2011: September 2010

IU committee screens applications; final approval from CIEE.

Notification of application status sent electronically within 4 weeks of application deadline.

Estimated Costs

Fall 2010 Semester

  • IU portion of fee: $640
  • CIEE portion of fee*: $10,355 (includes tuition, housing, meals, medical insurance, field trips)
  • See IU Fee Sheet for additional cost and payment details.

* Special discounted CIEE fee for IU students.

Airfare, other meals, personal expenses and vacation travel additional.

Initial prepayment of $500 due April 5, 2010; October for spring.