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Summer in Peru

STUDY ABROAD IN CUSCO, PERU

On the Summer in Peru program, you will spend four to eight weeks in the heart of the Incan empire high in the Andes Mountains.Cusco, an incredible city with a vibrant culture, is the center of modern indigenous culture in Peru, so you’ll learn a ton about South America outside of the classroom. Picture yourself studying Spanish and Peruvian history, art, and biology among stunning mountain views and llamas.

While CISabroad works closely with NYIT, you will need to apply and pay all program fees directly to CISabroad. While we can assist in the search for your ideal program, it is important that you are aware of how the experience will fulfill credits back at NYIT.If you have any questions about this process, please contact tnicholson@cisabroad.com

A few highlights of this program include:
• Studying Spanish in the Andes - The way to learn Spanish is to immerse yourself in it, and that’s just what you’ll do on Summer in Cusco!
• Excursion to Machu Picchu – This famous site that was recently picked as one of the Seven New Wonders of the World. Come discover why!
• Live in a colonial city filled with history – Cusco is full of pre-Hispanic and colonial history, which often overlap in fascinating ways. Churches built on pre-Inca spiritual sites, European-esque paintings of the Last Supper that include Andean regional cuisine, and leafy Spanish-style plazas atop Incan stone represent the dynamism of this city that you can easily make your own.
• Visit the impressive sacred valley – Imagine a region filled with stunning mountain views, Quechua-speaking communities, and llamas. On the weekends, you’ll get to explore this diverse region’s salt flats, market towns, ancient ruins, and more. It’s all a short, inexpensive trip from downtown Cusco. See it all on your summer abroad in Peru!

The University

On Summer in Cusco, you will study at a satellite campus of the Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola, a well-known university based in Lima. The University’s vision represents the academic experience you will have: to be a leader in producing professionals with a high level of quality and ethics according to national and international standards. Experienced faculty members combine theoretical concepts with case studies to "develop a culture of assessment, innovation and continuous improvement." Student-faculty interaction is key to the University’s success—and yours.
This well-rounded program combines Spanish-language study and extracurricular activities, with the city of the Cusco and the surrounding Sacred Valley as your classroom. The program is based at Casa Don Ignacio, which offers fully equipped classrooms, a computer room, and a library. The university is on top of new technology-inspired teaching methods: you'll be able to find information on your courses, schedules, curricula, grades, bulletins and everything else a student could want!

Academics

  • The Stellenbosch offers a four or five week community engagement program, running fromMay to June or July to August. You can take either two courses for six credits, or combine the sessions for twelve credits over eight weeks
  • GPA Required: 2.5.
  • How to choose your courses: As part of the application process you will be required to complete the CISabroad Course Selection Worksheet found on the CISabroad Application Page. The following instructions will guide you through the steps.
  • Course load: 2-4 classes (6-12 US credits).
  • Course approval: It is best to get 5–6 classes approved before you go abroad. This gives you some flexibility in setting up your class schedule. Think about courses required for your major, but also courses that fulfill your elective requirements.
  • Course descriptions and catalog: Click here to view the entire list of courses that USIL has to offer.

Program Price and Dates

Term: Summer 2014  
Arrival Session 1 21-May
Classes Start 23-May
Departure 28-May
Arrival Session 2 2-Jul
Classes Start 4-Jul
Departure 9-Aug
Term: Summer 2014 Price: $4,290

 

Program fees are in US dollars and include the following:

 

  • Full-time tuition and fees
  • Housing
  • Medical and accident insurance
  • CISabroad support services before, during, and after the program
  • Academic advising
  • Financial aid counseling
  • Assistance with travel arrangements
  • Predeparture orientation
  • Airport pickup
  • USIL Orientation
  • Laundry Facilities
  • On-site support
  • USIL official transcript
  • Carbon offset of travel & Green Travel Guide

CISabroad reserves the right to alter fees at any time due to currency fluctuations and/or fee changes made by our partner universities.

Scholarships

You may qualify for one of the following study abroad awards:

  • CISabroad Early Bird Grant

Be among the Early Bird applicants to any of our programs and get $100 off the cost of your program!

For all of the following scholarships, simply fill out the CIS scholarship application form by April 1

  • CISabroad Travel Blogger Scholarship: $250-500, multiple awards perterm.
  • CISabroad Photo Journalist Scholarship: $100 plus a flip camera, multiple awards per term.
  • CISabroad Video Journalist Scholarship: $100 plus a digital camera, multiple awards per term.
  • CISabroad Green Scholarship: $250-500, multiple awards per term.

Please visit the CISabroad scholarship page for more details and the scholarship application

Contact Information

For more information, please contact:

Mr. Tammen Nicholson
tnicholson@cisabroad.com
(360) 296-8023

Dr. Diamando Afxentiou
Executive Associate Dean & Director of Experiential Eduation
dafxenti@nyit.edu
212-261-1602 / 516-686-3937

For additional information please contact:

Mr. Tammen Nicholson:
Phone: (360) 296-8023
E-Mail: tnicholson@cisabroad.com

Dr. Diamando Afxentiou
Executive Associate Dean and Director of Experieintial Education
Phone: 212.261.1602
E-Mail: dafxenti@nyit.edu

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