Summer at the Equator, Ecuador

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When: JULY 18-JULY 30, 2016

Study abroad in Ecuador and enjoy a diverse landscape, friendly locals, and gorgeous architecture. This is an ideal summer destination so join the COUPA Ecuador program. This lasts for 6 weeks and you will be situated in the Andes Mountains in the city of Cuenca, Ecuador.
Students will first fly into Guayaquil before moving to Cuenca. You will be placed in a local homestay while learning about Ecuadorian culture in weekly classes.

Students can choose up to 2 courses and earn a total of 6 credits:

Sustainability Politics of the Andean Region (3 credits)
Biodiversity in Ecuador (3 credits)
Latin American Literature (3 credits)
Additional courses: Upon request and demand, students can enroll in additional Spanish courses.

Highlights

Explore all that Ecuador has to offer from the comfort of staying in a homestay with a local family
Go on exciting excursions and enjoy many activities and adventures. You have a chance for overnight stays and visits to the Ingapirca Ruins and the Cajas National Park
You will be fully supported with an onsite coordinator, academic director, and local professors

What`s Included

6 credit hours
Guided excursions
Housing in Ecuador
3 meals per day
All Internal flights and transfers
Bus pass for Cuenca
On site orientation and 24 hour support
Social and Cultural Activities
Insurance
Taxes and fees

Subjects

Biology, Ecology, Marine Biology, Spanish, Spanish Literature, Tropical Biology

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Program Locations

Cuenca, Ecuador

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Program Details

Provider:
COUPA
Location
  • Ecuador: Cuenca
School Term:
Summer
Languages:
English, Spanish
Participants:
American
Cost:
4780

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