Study Abroad Programs: EEE

Nicaragua

Spend New Year’s in Nicaragua! Live volcanos, crater lakes, tropical weather, and beautiful people are the backdrop for social entrepreneurship in action. We work with OPPORTUNITY INTERNATIONAL as we do field work documenting the MARKETS, work with FARMERS as they learn about AGRIBUSINESS, BUILD COMMUNITY MODELS FOR ECONOMIC STRENGTH, or help build and TEST PREFAB STRUCTURES. You will be staying in the historic city of GRANADA, filled with culture, restaurants, and taverns. We work hard during the day but still have time for hiking, sightseeing, and even a little zip-lining! Join us!

Travel Dates: Jan 2-9, 2017  LIMITED SPACE  Program Detail

Ecuador

Spend your Spring Break in Cuenca, Ecuador! The center of the city is listed by UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE TRUST SITE for its many historical buildings. Join us as we visit startup and existing businesses and co-working spaces, mixed with cultural and natural sites within the urban center. We will team with the UNIVERSITY OF CUENCA for a portion of the program.

Travel Dates: March 11-18, 2017  CLOSED  Program Detail

Israel

It is no longer a secret; Israel is considered an unprecedented Start – up nation. Companies and conglomerates are establishing development centers and technological business incubators in Israel. These form fertile land for unmatched success for many businesses. What is it which turns the Holy Land into a global Start – Up center? What is so special about the Israeli culture which enables so many Start – Up businesses to succeed? And how does the spirituality and long history connect with the establishment of the first Start – Up nation in the world.

Together we shall take a fascinating tour into the depths of the Israeli Start – Up culture. We shall go through the business and historical milestones. We shall be meeting with key players who will enable the tourist a glimpse behind the scenes of the Holy Land and Start – Up. You will visit a variety of businesses along with visits to Jerusalem including the Christian Quarter – Old City, Wailing Wall, Church of Holy Sepulchre and Mary Magdalene, Tel Aviv, Galil, and Ramat Ha’ Golan, Sea of Galilee, Monastery of St. George, Dead Sea and more.

Travel Dates: March 11-18, 2017  CLOSED  Program Detail