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Why Study Abroad in Central Europe?

  1. To share and use knowledge about the world - The world is changing at a rapid pace as the process of globalization continues to spread its influence. As a result, countries are becoming more interdependent, and success in our global community depends on the ability to share and use knowledge of world culture, history, foreign languages, and world geography. For economic, political, educational, and professional reasons, it has become imperative for students from around the world to learn to live and work together effectively. Studying abroad helps facilitate this learning process.

  2. To discover new solutions to the world’s oldest problems - Central Europe is a provocative mix of the “old” and “new” worlds. The fall of communism has transformed this region into a testing ground for new solutions to some of the world’s oldest problems – war, poverty, and social, political and economic injustices. The Dartmore Institute’s study abroad programs provide students with the chance to learn about and analyze new solutions to these problems and to compare them to those implemented in their home countries.

  3. Experience the “New” Europe - Central Europe is one of the most rapidly changing regions in the world. The former communist countries of the region are increasingly becoming an important counterweight to the traditional alliances that previously existed among Western European nations and the rest of the world. This region will also dramatically affect the future of the European Union and its internal and external relations. Understanding the dynamics presently at work in shaping this region will provide students with a more complete understanding of its present and future role in the rapidly changing economic and geopolitical relationships that are transforming Europe as a whole.