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  • Locations: Lima, Peru
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: IFSA-Butler 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Advisor:
Cristina Sosa
Who Can Apply?:
UMA only - non-UMA students consult your study abroad office
Fields of Study:
Anthropology, Architecture and Design, Art, Chemistry, Communication, Comparative Literature, Economics, Education, Geography, History, Journalism, Latin American Studies, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish
Host Institution:
Pontificia Universidad Catolica
Language(s) of Instruction:
Spanish
Language Prerequisite:
5 College-Level Semesters
Program Provider:
IFSA Butler
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Housing:
Family Home Stay
In Classes With:
Mostly Host Country Students
Minimum Class Standing:
2nd Sem Sophomore
Minimum GPA:
2.75
Classification of Credits Available:
Full-time
Program Description:

         Study Abroad in Peru with IFSA   

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About the Program

Peru is a melting pot of people, world-recognized cuisine, music and dance from Africa, Asia and Europe, combined with local indigenous populations. Want to get involved in social, economic and political issues through community service and research? Our community-based learning component gives you firsthand experience by working with NGOs.

About Lima

One of the most cosmopolitan and important capitals in South America, Lima is located in a stunningly beautiful setting setting in west central Peru, along the coast of the Pacific Ocean. Among the many things to do in Lima are the local markets featuring beautiful crafts, student friendly entertainment, museums, archaeological sites and architectural treasures. 

 
Program Benefits
 
  • Study on a 100-acre campus with modern buildings, picturesque gardens and archaeological excavations
  • Take advantage of outstanding academics at one of the highest ranked universities in Latin America where you can find courses that are difficult to find in other Latin American institutions
  • Get involved in Peruvian social, economic and political issues through community service and research with major non-governmental organizations in Lima
  • Archaeology majors can work at Huaca Pucllana, a pre-Incan site from the Lima culture that dates from 0 to 700 AD and is still under exploration
  • You will work with a local NGO throughout the semester as part of the required Peruvian Social Reality course. Available organizations focus on human rights, women's movements, ecology, homelessness and more. 
  • Gender concentration allows students to really dig deeper into social issues in Peruvian society, such as the Ni Una Menos movement

Scholarships

IFSA scholarships are primarily need-based and factor in any additional cost your study abroad program might have over home school tuition. The awards are $500 for summer programs, $1,500 for semester programs and $2,500 for full year programs. These scholarships may apply to any IFSA program, with the exception of our custom programs.

Take the Next Step!

 

Contact Us
6201 Corporate Drive Suite 200 
Indianapolis, IN 46278
1-800-858-0229
studyabroad@ifsa-butler.org



 



Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2018-2019 05/01/2018 ** Varies TBA TBA
NOTE: Please check the partner program website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above is the date when UMass materials, signature documents, and questionnaires need to be handed in or completed. If the program start and end dates read "TBA," consult the program's website or your IPO advisor.
Fall 2018 05/01/2018 ** Varies 08/12/2018 12/17/2018
Spring 2019 10/01/2018 10/01/2018 TBA TBA
Calendar Year 2019 10/01/2018 10/01/2018 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.