EducationUSA advising center at Instituto Cultural Dominico Americano Santo Domingo

The EducationUSA advising center at Instituto Cultural Dominico Americano in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic offers professional educational advising services to approximately 8,377 students. Operating at the comprehensive level, our advising center services students who are interested in engaging in academic exchange between the Dominican Republic and the U.S. From studying English as a foreign language, participating in short term exchanges, enrolling into full academic degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels at accredited U.S. higher education institutions, our EducationUSA advising center promotes a wide variety of academic opportunities and supports students, parents, teachers, local governments and higher education institutions in their efforts to achieve their academic mobility goals.

The center provides a variety of educational services, including free introductory public information sessions on various topics of U.S. education, webinars, individual consultations on U.S. study, and application support services. It also provides logistical support to accredited U.S. higher education institutions on recruitment in the Dominican Republic as well as supports open public events such as presentations and fairs to promote exchange opportunities, working closely with the local educational community.

Our host, The Instituto Cultural Domínico-Americano (ICDA), usually known simply as “El Domínico-Americano,” was founded in the year 1947 by a group of Dominicans and United States citizens who were residing in this country in order to strengthen the bonds of friendship and of culture between the peoples of the United States of America and the Dominican Republic. The mission of the ICDA is to foster teaching in general, as well as increase the knowledge, understanding and friendly relationship between the Dominican Republic and the United States of America, promoting their intellectual and spiritual integration by means of a diverse program of cultural relationships and through offering educational programs to various levels.

Services

One-on-One Advising
Audience: International Students
Advising by Appointments
Audience: International Students
Drop-In Advising
Audience: International Students
Group Presentations/ Sessions
Audience: International Students
Computer/ Internet Access/ Use
Audience: International Students
DVDs/ Videos
Audience: International Students
Library Hours
Audience: International Students
Maintain a College Catalogue Library
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Organize U.S. Higher Ed Orientation Sessions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Suggest Lodging Options for U.S. University Representatives
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Recommend Visits/ Meetings for U.S. Institutions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Assist in Contacting Local High School Counselors
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Assist in Contacting the Country's Ministry of Education
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Assist U.S. Representatives in Contacting Local Colleges/ Universities
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Participate in College Fairs
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Organize College Fairs
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Host Online Chat / Webinar Sessions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Information on Local Government and Foundation Scholarships
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Credential Translation/ Verification Services
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Provide Local Transportation
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Verify the Recognition / Certification/ Accreditation of Local Institutions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Connect U.S. institutions with Possible Partner Universities
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Administer/ Assist with U.S. Study Abroad Programs
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Offer Local/ National School Counselor Training
Audience: High School Counsellors

Events

Financial Aid

Walk-in Address

ICDA/Binational Center Educational Counseling Office (ECO)
Ave. Abraham Lincoln # 21
Santo Domingo
Dominican Republic

Mailing Address

Ave. Abraham Lincoln #21
Santo Domingo
Dominican Republic

Center Hours

Sunday: Closed
Monday: 9:00-18:00
Tuesday: 9:00-18:00
Wednesday: 9:00-18:00
Thursday: 9:00-18:00
Friday: 9:00-18:00
Saturday: Closed

Phone

+1(809)535-0665 EXT. 3120

Fax

+1(809)533-8809

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