Miami in Spain - Arches
Miami in Spain - Camino de Santiago
Miami in Spain - Castle
Students with local woman at Palenquera en la Torre
Stained glass window in a church
Plaza de santa domingo

Nicaragua Medical Immersion

Integrating Spanish & Health in Nicaragua

Medical Students in NicaraguaProgram Description: This is a winter-term, non-credit program that offers a great opportunity to practice conversational skills in Spanish, live with a host family in Granada, learn about the healthcare system and work side by side with Nicaraguan doctors in an ambulatory clinic.

Prerequisite: successful completion of SPN 202, 203, or above.

Location Description: Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America, located north of Costa Rica and south of Honduras and El Salvador. Those who visit Nicaragua are pleased to discover the hospitality of the Nicaraguan people. Its landscape includes twenty volcanoes and two great lakes, including Lake Nicaragua, the second largest lake in Latin America.

Nursing Student in NicaraguaGranada is one of Nicaragua's most important cities and the country's main destination for international travelers. For centuries it has been called 'The Great Sultana' in recognition of its beautiful colonial architecture. Granada is 40 Km from Managua and less than 30 Km from the capital city's international airport. It is an excellent starting point for exploring some of the main attractions in Nicaragua, from active volcanoes to unique cloud forest ecosystems, from the beautiful islands on Lake Nicaragua to the endless beaches of the Pacific Ocean.

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Need more information?

Nohelia Rojas-Miesse
Miami University, Department of Spanish and Portuguese
(513) 529-4506