About US

One of the primary goals of the IERC is to offer opportunities for students attending minority serving institutions of higher education in the U.S. to study in the Dominican Republic through a program which has academic study, cultural immersion, and high quality practical experience components.

These are only a few reasons why IERC is qualified and capable of offering you an amazing unique study abroad experience in the Dominican Republic.

Why Us





Our Team

  • A collaborative partner with the International Nursing Education Consortium (INEC). Clinical practicum and clinical research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate nursing students are available in Santo Domingo and surrounding areas of the capital, through the INEC.

    Dr Mildred Fennal


  • Dr Giles, founder of IERC

    Dr Raymond H Giles Jr.


  • Blanca and Ali

    Blanca and Ali

    Resident Directors

  • Kenia Started in the town of La Romana

    Kenia Avila

    Vice President and co-founder

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