Created in partnership with Tsinghua University, this course brings students to Beijing, where they work in teams to create a plan for architecture, city design, and implementation of an urban project.
The Minor in Applied International Studies is designed to help students integrate a practical, applied international experience into a coherent course of study.
Through courses with MIT's Development Lab (D-Lab), students learn about a broad range of global poverty issues and work on projects to address those problems.
The concentration in development economics would be well suited for students who are interested in studying the challenge posed by massive and persistent world poverty and in learning how the tools of economics can be used to shape policies designed to remedy this serious social problem.
MIT offers courses in more than 10 world languages and cultures.
D-Lab works to foster innovation in the developing world through classes, field trips, projects, and on-the-ground collaborations.
Undergraduate students can apply to experience two weeks of tutored immersion in the cultural life of Paris or Belgium during Independent Activities Period (IAP) in January.
In this program for freshmen, students work in teams to develop and propose solutions to a complex global problem.
An architectural design workshop held in Italy, the Veneto Experience develops students' skills through onsite fieldwork in and around Venice.