Meeting locals in Salamanca is made incredibly easy by the IES program and the community of Salamanca, whether you like to meet people through sports, bars, or classes.
“Ever since I was little, I have wanted to go to Spain,” says Ashley Land '16, a media studies major studying in Salamanca, Spain, through the Institute for the International Education of Students (IES) program.
For Leyth Swidan '16, studying in Amman, Jordan, is one way he is gaining the international experience crucial for a potential career with the U.S. Foreign Service.
Ben Cohen '16 started studying Russian at Pomona two years ago and has been hooked ever since.
Marianna Heckendorn '16, an international relations/French major, chose to study in Yaoundé, Cameroon, to complement her IR focus on African politics.
For Amelia DeSnoo '16, a Middle Eastern studies/Chinese major, studying in Beijing, China, has a special significance.
Sergio Rodriguez '16 is taking his studies in international relations and French to the next level as a part of the IES European Union program based in Freiburg, Germany.
Danielle Schickele '16 was looking for an education that was “well regarded and also completely different from Pomona,” so she took her studies to the highlands of Scotland.
Karen Huddleston '16, a computer science major, is spending the semester in Kyoto, Japan.
“The European Union program is unique among study abroad programs because it takes students to different countries,” says Kirsten Peterson '16, who chose the European Union program in Freiburg, Germany.