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Argentina is the second largest country in
South America, constituted as a federation of 23 provinces and an
autonomous city, Buenos Aires. It is the eighth-largest country in the
world by land area and the largest among Spanish-speaking nations.
Argentina is a traveler’s paradise with its gorgeous landscapes,
cosmopolitan cities and lively culture.
CCIS (Buenos Aires)
CEA (Buenos Aires)
(Buenos Aires, Córdoba)
From the prehistoric gorges of Kakadu
National Park, to the white sails of the Sydney Opera House, Australia
is a country as big your imagination. Kick back on white sand beaches in
Western Australia; explore the labyrinthine laneways of culture-rich
Melbourne or turn south to
visit hundred year old giants that loom large in the forests of Tasmania
or take on Sydney, a heady mix of surf, and sun filled with fun.
CCIS (Gold Coast, Sydney, Newcastle, Melbourne)
TEAN (All major cities)
Austria is a landlocked country of
roughly 8.3 million people in Central Europe. The majority of the
population speaks German, which is also the country's official
language. Dreaming spires, green hills and romantic gardens - the city′s
attractions are loved by millions of visitors from all over the World
hungry for Salzburg sightseeing. With a tourist-per-capita ratio higher
than Venice or Florence, the city is among the busiest places of Europe
all year round.
Belgium recently celebrated its 175th
anniversary of independence, this country is packed with medieval
architecture. Brussels is a dynamic city like no other, full of
contrasts, contradictions and intrigue, fine foods, café culture, Art
Nouveau architecture and the surreal.
Belize main attractions are natural and
nautical. One of its most known cities is San Ignacio known locally as "Cayo",
which attracts archeologists, retirees and thrill seekers for its unique
blend of America's Old West and tropical backwater with frontier-like
wooden shops on narrow streets. Both English and Spanish are spoken in a
town with great stores, restaurants, bars, where you will stumble upon
vendors from the small towns and villages selling their locally-grown
fruits and vegetables such as bananas, papaya, pineapples, oranges,
mangos, coconuts, and avocado.
All the way across half of South America,
Brazil has captivated travelers for its white-sandy beaches, beautiful
palm trees. deep blue Atlantic, magnificent waterfalls, and
crystal-clear rivers. Kayaking, rafting, trekking, snorkeling and
surfing are just few ways for one to spend a delightful afternoon in any
region of Brazil. São Paulo is the largest city in Brazil, the largest
city of the southern hemisphere, the world's 7th largest metropolitan
area, and the most populous city proper in the Western World. Whereas,
Florianópolis is the capital city of Santa Catarina State in southern
Brazil popular for its folklore, cuisine, and colonial architecture
which contribute to its growing tourism.
a country in south-eastern Europe bordering Romania, Serbia the Republic
of Macedonia, Greece and Turkey. Bulgaria ranks as the 16th-largest
country in Europe. Its Veliko Tarnovo is an important administrative,
economic, educational and cultural centre of Northern Bulgaria located
on the Yantra River and is famous as the historical capital of the
Second Bulgarian Empire, attracting many tourists with its unique
On the banks of the Sangeunay River, north
of Quebec City, lies Chicoutimi. This watery destination has since
evolved into a diverse urban center. It's a prime location for outdoor
enthusiasts due to its excellent ski, snowmobile and hiking areas.
Chile is the longest north-south country
in the world. Southern Chileis rich in forests, grazing lands, and
features a string of volcanoes and lakes. Rich in history with folkloric
music, and classical and traditional cuisines.
CEA (Viña del
(Valparaíso and Viña del Mar)
From high plateaus with more arid desert
landscapes such as the Takla-Makan and the Gobi Desert or to the hills
and Earth's highest point, Mount Everest to popular cities of Nanjing
which is situated in one of the largest economic zones of China, and
Shanghai that maintains its old-world charm while buzzing with energy.
CCIS (Nanjing, Shanghai)
ZHEJIANG UNIVERSITY (Hangzhou)
WENZHOU UNIVERSTIY (Wenzhou)
Located in Central America, Costa Rica is
one of the numerous small tropical climate countries that lie on the
isthmus connecting North and South America. San Jose, the capital, is on
a plateau that is ringed by lush green mountains, and valleys. Perhaps
even discovering the scenic tropical river in Heredia, this can be used
for kayaking and whitewater rafting.
(San José, Santa Ana)
CEA (San Jose)
(Heredia, San Jose)
Czech Republic is a small landlocked
country in Central Europe. That has a rich and eventful history, and is
known for their fine delicacy. Prague is the capital and largest city of
the Czech Republic, it has one of the world's most pristine and varied
collections of architecture, from Art Nouveau to Baroque, Renaissance,
Cubist, Gothic, and Neo-Classical.
Denmark is a constitutional monarchy, that
is known as one of the happiest nations on earth with some of the best
quality of life. Copenhagen is a cosmopolitan capital that has
maintained style on the world with its furniture, fashion, medieval
churches, Renaissance castles and graphic design.
The Dominican Republic is situated on the
eastern part of the second-largest island in the Hispaniola. Santo
Domingo, the country's capital and greatest metropolitan area, is
located on the southern coast the vibrant beating heart helps introduces
you to what fuels the entire country. But whether strolling though the
shopping district of the Calle del Sol or dancing to the rhythms of
Merengue, Santiago has much more enjoyment to offer.
Ecuador is a country in Northwestern South
America, with Guayaquil being the largest city in the country that has a
beautiful waterfront boardwalk that runs from Cuenca Street all the way
to Barrio las Peñas on the north. While Quito is considered the Second
highest capital of the world, immerse yourself in the culture with a
visit to La Mariscal, colonial churches, palaces, and other buildings of
note contrast with the contemporary architecture, and even warm Pacific
CCIS (Guayaquil, Quito)
London is a vast and diverse metropolitan
region to itself, the capital city of both England and the United
Kingdom, and a global capital of finance, fashion and culture.
Wimbledon, Hampton Court Palace, Richmond Park, and Windsor make
Kingston an excellent place to live and study. On the other hand a visit
to Reading allows a stroll to the Riverside development, The Oracle
shopping centre, and The Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology.
(Kingston, Lancashire, London)
(London, Newcastle, Reading)
France is a country in Western Europe,
sharing borders with Spain and Andorra. One of the most popular and
sought after cities in France, is Aix-en-Provence that has an informal
Mediterranean quality, which allows access to Paris, and other major
European cities. Annecy is the Venice of Savoie, a year long resort;
with great French cuisine, amazing art, and super fashion with its
European chain boutiques.
(Cannes, Grenoble, Paris)
(Aix-en Provence, Angers, Avignon, Chambéry and Annecy, Nice, Paris)
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Germany is the seventh largest country by
area in Europe and the 63rd largest in the world. Berlin is considered
the capital city of Germany and is classified as one of the largest
cities of the 16 states of the Federal Republic of Germany. Perhaps
visit Heidelberg known as the jewel of cultural and cosmopolitan
kaleidoscope and be immersed by interesting exhibits in The Castle, and
Merian Stich, or end the evening at Stadttheater for one of a kind
history and culture.
Greece is in Southern Europe, bordering
the Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea, between Albania
and Turkey. Thessaloniki, is in the Greek district of Central Macedonia,
and is the second largest city in the country. Nearby, in town gage in
sightseeing of its traditional old houses, small cobbled streets,
Archaeological Museum, and the new award-winning Museum of Byzantine
Odyssey in Athens (Athens)
India is a fascinating mix of ancient
cultures, traditions, and intriguing religions. Hyderabad as the capital
of Andhra Pradesh in Southern India, is one part of "twin cities", with
a population of over 4 million people. Besides being known as the
City of Pearls, but it is gaining more notoriety for information
technology, as it is also the India headquarters of
Microsoft, and called by many Cyberadad.
Bangalore is one of the most hip and happening cities known as heart of
the Indian "Silicon Valley", from the oasis Omthara Kala Kuteera
to Lal Bagh there's no telling the great wonders these cities
have to offer, you must explore them yourself.
Ireland known for its eye-catching
greenery is the 3rd largest island in Europe. Dublin is one of the
fastest growing cities with a myriad of museums, landscaped parks and
cultural offerings. Limerick is the fourth largest city in the Republic
of Ireland, and the second-largest city in the province of Munster, an
area which constitutes the midwest and southwest of Ireland. Limerick is
one of the constituent cities of the Cork-Limerick-Galway corridor,
which has a population of 1 million. The Emerald Isle has long been a
popular destination of rich cultural heritage, with its own distinctive
language, music, culture, sports and hospitality.
(Galway, Limerick, Maynooth)
CEA (Dublin, Galway)
Italy is heart of the Roman Empire,
birthplace of the Renaissance. Rome is the capital and home of the
Vatican and Roman Catholic Church. Florence, is a city of true
beauty that is a living museum rich in history, ancient traditions, and
world-famous for artistic heritage. Tuscania is an old town whose
origins can be traced back to the Bronze Age, admired for centuries for
its picturesque setting, dreamy landscapes, medieval walls, cobbled
streets, fine culture and foods. Known as the Queen of the Adriatic,
Venice, the city has a setting that no other city in the world can
rival, situated on 118 islands connected by 378 bridges. No
matter where you go in Italy, it will be an experience unlike no other,
from the language, to the people and the food this country is beyond
(Florence, Rome, Tuscania, Venice)
The mountainous islands of the Japanese
Archipelago form a crescent off the eastern coast of Asia, with its
highest point in country being Mount Fuji, Japan is among the top three
exporters of manufactured goods, the nation has the second largest
economy after that of the U.S. Formerly Edo, Tokyo. The capital,
is the focus of the vast metropolitan area, economic, and urban centres,
usually around railroad stations, where department stores, shops, tone
and brick structures of the Meiji period, to postwar concrete and steel
skyscrapers, and restaurants are clustered.
Jordan is a Middle Eastern Arab country in
Southwest Asia considered to be the cradle of civilization, that invites
adventure and promotes thought for those seeking history of numerous
civilizations, fallen empires, impressive religious sites, desert
citadels, and the hospitality of Arab culture. The largest city of Amman
who is capital to Jordan is diverse and allows one to take in the
traditional sights and smells of the spice market, and shop at Rainbow
St or check out Sharia'a Al Wakalat.
Morocco is an appealing North African
country that provides a non-traditional, diversified cultural
experience, with numerous amounts of adventure, which monopolize the
mixture of cultures. Meknés is a city in the Middle Atlas region of
Morocco, which is vibrant, modern, bustling with restaurants, royal
palaces, and long time mosque Medina of Meknes and Al Masjid AlAdam.
Ifrane, is located in an area known for its beautiful forests,
mountains, lakes, and streams, provides an excellent backdrop for both
intellectual and physical pursuits.
Netherlands is one of the world's most
densely populated countries that are low-lying, remarkably flat, with
large expanses of lakes, rivers, and canals. Middelburg is one of the
first towns captured by the Sea Beggars, and is considered a medieval
town that captures the excitement, unifies a dynamic of culture, and
heritage, from main streets of Abbey of St. Nicholas to the markets of
Markt, de Vlasmarkt, and Plein 1940.
New Zealand is a land of great contrasts
and diversity, spectacular caves, deep glacier lakes, verdant valleys,
and to visit Christchurch through the spectacular snow-capped peaks of
the Southern Alps. Wellington is the nation's capital, with a population
of 325,700, known as the major shipping center for island and overseas
trade, and cultural attractions, including the City Art Gallery, the
Circa Theatre, and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. Take a visit to
Waitemata Harbour, in Auckland that is 70-square-miles body of water
that can be considered a city for ocean lovers because of the proximity
of long sandy beaches.
CCIS (Auckland, Christchurch, Palmerston, Hamilton,
Northern Ireland is sometimes referred to
as Ulster, although it includes only six of the nine counties which made
up the historic Irish province, it flourishes with the arts and the
poems of Seamus Heaney, the music of Van Morrison, and other
contributions to world culture. The capital is Belfast, a modern city
once renowned for its shipyards that built the Titanic.
Peru is essentially a tropical country,
with its northern tip nearly touching the Equator. Despite its tropical
location, a great diversity of climate and ways of life, as the capital,
Lima, infuses tradition, culture, and language with vibrant cafe scenes,
striking architecture, and genuinely friendly people found along side
the Pacific Ocean at its long white sandy beaches. Home to Peru’s
powerful Incan empire, is one of the oldest continuously inhabited
cities in the valleys name Cusco, reflected upon great skill in
engineering, stonework, and architecture.
Once continental Europe's greatest power,
Portugal shares geographic and cultural experience with the countries of
both northern Europe and the Mediterranean. Lisbon is the westernmost
capital city, and largest city in continental Europe, that serves as the
country's chief port, as well as the metropolitan area, whom its
historical prominence to its natural harbor is one of the most beautiful
in the world.
Russia is a land of superlatives, the
world's largest country; it covers nearly twice the territory of Canada,
whom is the second largest. Moscow, the nation's capital and largest
city, that lies on both sides of the Moscow River, in west-central
European Russia, and city St. Petersburg are the two most important
cultural and financial centres, that exposes a unique history and
cultural heritage that is
still unfamiliar too much of the world.
An austere land, subject to extremes of
weather, generations of its people, who have nonetheless prized it for
its beauty and unique culture, Scotland is one part of United Kingdom.
Dundee, the “City of Discovery”, allows an experience of the pleasing
blend of old and new buildings, in an attractive setting of lawns and
gardens, overlooking the mile-wide River Tay and surrounding hills of
Fife and Perthshire. Visit the Alexander II of Scotland castle where he
has declared a royal residence in Stirling.
The southernmost country on the African
continent, renowned for its varied topography, great natural beauty, and
cultural diversity, and was host of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Dubbed The
Friendly City, Port Elizabeth welcomes visitors to take advantage of the
region’s mild climate and the city’s direct access to beautiful sandy
beaches year-round. South Africa's next oldest settlement Stellenbosch
is centre of Afrikaans culture and learning.
CEA (Port Elizabeth)
A land of contrasts, Spain’s glistening
beaches at San Sebastián and snow-capped mountains by Santander,
graceful flamenco dances and Baroque structures and surreal buildings in
capital Madrid captivate all who enter. Barcelona is a sophisticated
cosmopolitan city known for its design, architecture, and culture, as
well as Salamanca who has some of the most spectacular Renaissance
architecture in Europe, while Granada, in Andalucia, is celebrated for
its Moorish and medieval architecture.
(Barcelona, Granada, and Salamanca)
Barcelona, Granada, Madrid, Seville)
(Barcelona, Bilbao, Granada, Madrid, Málaga, Salamanca, San Sebastián,
Santander, Sevilla, Valencia)
A landlocked country of towering
mountains, deep Alpine lakes, grassy valleys dotted with neat farms and
small villages, and thriving cities that intertwine the old and the new,
Switzerland is the nexus of the diverse physical and cultural geography
of Western Europe. Lugano, Switzerland, is the principal city of
cultural, recreational, financial and commercial hub of the
southernmost, Italian-speaking canton of Ticino; with two concert halls,
great museums such as the Cantonal Museum of Art and Architecture and
the Museum of Modern Art, and a variety of shops and restaurants.
ISA (Latin America)
Semester at Sea (Many continents)