Education in Dominican Republic: known for quality higher education


Dominican Republic is famous through the world over for pursuing higher studies. Though it's yet established as study abroad centre on international level but is already moving ahead in the direction in a very faster pace. This article details the education system of this nation and the courses taught there which are internationally recognised.

Dominican Republic is a part of Hispaniola Island of the Caribbean sea which got independence from Spain in 1844 in this mountainous nation, the base of economy is agriculture. This country is trying to carve out a place I the word in the field of higher education and as a study abroad destination.

Not very renowned yet as an international educational hub


Though the Dominican Republic hasn't established itself as the traditional centre for education for the international students, the number of students thronging the country is also not very few and far between. But it's slowly and surely gaining eminence as centre of excellent higher education of the international standard and as a country to choose when studying abroad for international students. The frequent reform process in the sector of higher education obtaining there is giving off indication of continual quality improvement in the educational area of the nation.

Ancient universities of Dominican Republic


The most ancient university of this country is The Universidad Santo Tomas de Aquino. This is one magnificent achievement in the field of education. The local citizenry even to this day are proud of this ancient university.

Ideal Universities of Dominican Republic


Three universities of the Dominican Republic have been included in the list of Latin American Apex Universities and they are as follows:
  1. he Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra,
  2. Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo, and,
  3. The Universidad Central del Este

The traditional and modern education system


In almost of all the universities of this country, particularly in those which are listed as the top notch ones, under the scheme of things of modern education system, both the vocational and the traditional type of education are provided to the students. Efforts are afoot in the nation to bring its technical and vocational education level at per with that of the international levels.

Prominent universities of Dominican Republic


  • The Universidad Santo Tomas de Aquino
  • The Pontificia Universidad CatonicaMadre y Maesta,
  • Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo
  • The Universidad Central del Este

Courses of all varieties


A numerous series of different varieties of courses are made available in the majority of the educational institutions due to which the students get the course of their choice very easily. The students can do any course from technology to humanity.

Educational institutions of Dominican Republic


The fees of the institutions or the universities which are attached with the public sector, is by far lower than it is where the private sector educational enterprises are involved in imparting the education in this country.

Language and culture in Dominican Republic


Likewise the majority of the Lain American Nations, the main language of the Dominican Republic too is Spanish. Whether it's the education or other business transaction, everything is carried out in Spanish language. The imprints of the European and African culture are distinctly noticeable in the culture of the Dominican Republic.

Sports in Dominican Republic


The work of encouraging sports and education has been incessantly going on from long ago in the countries of Europe and America. Dominican Republic too is not immune to this. The people are much attached with volley ball which the favourite sports and competitions are held regularly at the college/university levels.

Cooperative nature of the people


The behaviour of the people of the Dominican Republic is always nice and sweet to the students thronging the nation from abroad to pursue their higher studies. The college assist in arranging for lodging of the students coming in here from foreign countries.


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