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Singapore

National University of Singapore


Singapore

The National University of Singapore is the country's flagship university and enrolls more than 37,000 students from 100 countries. The Faculty of Dentistry, established in 1929, is housed within a state-of-the-art building that was completed in December, 2009. In addition, the university recently expanded its clinics for general and specialty dentistry. The Faculty of Dentistry is a growing research center in the areas of: regeneration and developmental biology, 3D imaging and biomaterials. While studying at this high-tech campus, externs will learn about oral health challenges in a different culture. Singapore, a culinary, entertainment and cultural destination, is also home to famous parks, gardens, nature preserves and zoos.

DATES

July 12 through Aug. 15, 2012

CONTACT

For more information about this externship, contact Dr. Bernard Levy at 410-706-7342 or blevy@umaryland.edu

FAST FACTS: Singapore

Location: Southeast Asia, islands between Malaysia and Indonesia

Population: 5.3 million

Capital: Singapore

Official languages: Mandarin, English and Malay

Climate: tropical; hot, humid and rainy