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  • Locations: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: MTSU applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.5
Housing Options: Homestay Preferred qualification: Sophomore standing
Program Description:
Santo Domingo
CIEE Summer Sports and Society: Baseball in Context Program in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Alou, Bautista, Franco, Guerrero, Ortiz, Martinez, Pujols – The Dominican Republic has produced more major league baseball players per capita than any other country in the world.

Spend your summer in Santo Domingo examining the impact of sports on culture, identity and society as a whole. Through Spanish language study, cultural activities and facilitated interactions with Dominicans within and outside the local world of baseball and sports, studying abroad in Santo Domingo offers you unparalleled insight into the relationships between baseball and Caribbean culture and society.

Study abroad in Santo Domingo and you will:logo
  • Learn firsthand about the cultural, social, and economic impacts of major league baseball on Dominican society and the challenges and opportunities that the globalization of sport poses.
  • Examine the interdependence between developing countries and the premier leagues of the baseball and sporting industries of various developed countries
  • Experience Dominican baseball through site visits to baseball clubs, academies, training facilities, and through attendance at baseball games; meet with players, scouts, trainers, agents, and managers

Find out more. 

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare. 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 03/01/2019 ** Varies TBA TBA

** Indicates the Office of Education Abroad pre-approval deadline. Students will also need to meet the actual program application deadlines, which may be earlier. See the Getting Started page for more details.