The Dominican Republic occupies the eastern two- thirds of the island of Hispaniola in the beautiful Caribbean. It shares the island with the Creole-French-speaking HAiti located at the Western end of the island. The group travels west close to the Haitian border to a town called Matas de Farfan. this area is quite arid beacuase of the significant rain shadow produced by the northern central moutains.
Housing and Dining:
While in the Dominican Republic, students will stay in a retreat center with dormitory style rooms for men and women, generally single to double occupancy; common dining areas for men and women. Breakfast and dinner will be prepared and provided Dominican style.
Students will engage in cultural excursions while in the Domincan Republic including: visits to Zona de Colonial and Parque Colon.
Program Fee: TBA
|3 URI Credits||Round-trip airfare||Accommodations|
|Two meals per day||First and last night in Santo Domingo||Travel to and from Santo Domingo|
NOTE: All fees subject to change
AIRFARE IS NOT INCLUDED
|Application Deadline: TBA||Final Payment Due: January 1, 2014|
For information, please contact:
|Program Director||URI Faculty-Led Programs Coordinator|
|Alicia J. Curtin, PhD, RN||Kelly Watts|
|College of Nursing||Office of International Education|