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Semester Abroad - Experience Ecuador

Locations

Ecuador: Guayaquil, Rural Areas

Term

Fall, Spring, Summer, Academic Year

Dates

please contact us for details

Degree Level

Bachelors Degree (Undergraduate)

Subject Areas

  • Accounting
  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Art/fine Arts
  • Arts
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Business Admin. & Management
  • Business Management
  • Business Studies Grad Level
  • Comm. (radio, Tv, & Film)
  • Communications
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Science / It
  • Continuing Education
  • Criminal Justice / Corrections
  • Culinary Arts
  • Dance
  • Design
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English As A Second Language
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Studies
  • Foreign Language
  • French
  • Hospitality
  • International Business
  • International Relations
  • Japanese
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Arts
  • Marketing, Ad., & Pr
  • Media Relations
  • Medicine
  • Music
  • Music - Vocal Performance
  • Nutrition
  • Painting
  • Political Science/politics
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-med
  • Social Sciences
  • Spanish
  • Spanish Literature
  • Studio Arts
  • Theater
  • Theater, Drama, Dance
  • Travel / Tourism
  • Tv And Media Production
  • Visual Arts
  • Web Design

Cost in US$:

USD 7,500

Program Fees Include:

- Orientation Tour: 6 days of travel beginning in capital city Quito, and including the famous Otavalo crafts market, visits to Andean communities, the Equatorial Line and Chimborazo National Park.
- Field Trips: A weekend trip to the UNESCO World Heritage city of Cuenca, Cajas National Park, and the Ingapirca Inca ruins; and a chance to experience the coastal ecology of Ecuador.
- Cultural Seminar: Weekly debrief and guest lecture gives students a chance to deepen their knowledge and understanding of Ecuador.
- Other: Cultural activity such as Latin dance or cooking/volunteer project.
- Homestay with an Ecuadorian family.
- Full use of the university's facilities, including sports complex, buses and doctor's surgery.
- Up to 15 Credits with an international transcript in English.

Experience Required

no

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays
  • Independent living
  • Dormitory

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 2 - 3

Scholarships are Available

Tuition-waived through exchange agreements

Application Process Involves

  • Disciplinary Clearance Form
  • Essay
  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Letters of Reference
  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Transcript
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

45 days

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad