Study Conservation & Preservation Abroad in Quito

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Spend the summer in the stunning and pristine Galápagos Islands with AIFS. You’ll earn 3 credits taking “Ecosystems and Biodiversity in the Galápagos” through Universidad San Francisco de Quito. The Galápagos program gives students the opportunity to earn 3 credits studying an environmental science course in one of the most pristine natural laboratories in the world. Based at the Universidad...

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Study international development in Ecuador, and experience the wonderful blend of indigenous and Spanish colonial, all while advancing your Spanish language skills. You also get the chance to contribute through a research project or an internship with a nonprofit organization while you are there. You will find opportunities to explore the complexities brought about by issues related to globaliz...

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This summer program offers you an enriching and inspiring month in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands combining one week of volunteer service learning, and three weeks of amazing educational adventure travel. Gain insight into the lives of indigenous Andean and Amazon communities. Immerse yourself in Spanish and improve your conversational ability. Participate in a worthwhile community-initiated...

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Travel and the explore the cultures of three countries – Bolivia, Peru, and Ecuador – over the course of three months. Using local transportation, travel in a small group of peers aged 18 to 25, led by experienced leaders. Learning comes directly from day-to-day travel experiences and intense cultural exchange through home stays, participation in volunteer service projects, and various other...

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The Galápagos Islands are a spectacular natural treasure and one of the best places on Earth to appreciate change. To biologists, a trip to the Galápagos is something of a pilgrimage to sacred evolutionary ground, for it is here in 1835 that Charles Darwin witnessed how giant tortoises, finches, and other taxa each varied from island to island across the archipelago, observations that, among ma...

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The program in Ecuador is designed to take full advantage of the diversity of this fascinating South American Country. During the month-long program, students will participate in activities associated with their selected courses, including lectures by KIIS faculty members, lectures and presentations by in-country experts, video presentations, visits to colonist and indigenous villages, and hike...

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Study different socioeconomic issues in Quito, Ecuador, with Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs (HECUA). The course discusses the country's inequality issues and the rise of new social movements addressing the crisis. Students will tackle topics on indigenous rights, gender equality, management of natural resources, and the country's new constitution. The program will answer question...