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Study Abroad Program Will Take MDC Students Across Western Europe

Study Abroad in Europe

Miami, February 12, 2010 - From Argentina to Japan and beyond, Miami Dade College (MDC) students are encouraged to see the world as they learn. This summer, the college’s School of Architecture will be offering a European study abroad program with a focus on architecture and interior design. Students will visit England, Netherland, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, France, and Spain.     

The European study abroad program will run from May 12 through June 3. Courses include An Introduction to: Cities of the World; Architectural History: Urban spaces; and Sketchbook Studies. Students will photograph, sketch and document their experiences throughout the different countries, culminating with a portfolio and essay based on their work.    

The cost for flight, accommodations, visa, and most meals is approximately $4,000 per student (excluding tuition). The program is open to all MDC students with a 2.5 GPA or higher. Scholarships, financial aid and monthly payment plans are available. The deadline to apply is March 1.

To apply for the European study abroad program, please visit

For more information, please contact Professor Amar Sawhney, 305-237-2489,

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