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The quick facts:

HOST UNIVERSITY: Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP)
HOST CITY: Lima, Peru
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: Spanish (prerequisite: 3 semesters of Spanish or equivalent)
MINIMUM GPA: 2.5
TERMS AVAILABLE: Spring Semester 2018
Fall Semester 2018
Full Year
Summer Term 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 15 for Fall Semester & Summer Term
November 15 for Spring Semester
HIGHLIGHTS: ✅ Guaranteed internship or service project
✅ Local EdOdyssey advisors
✅ Free excursions, including Machu Picchu
SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE: Contact Us!
HOUSING: Hand-match host families
WEATHER IN LIMA: Warm and mild
 

 
 
 

1. Submit the "Start my application" form.

2. We will be in touch with more information and to help you build your program application with us.


Why is Peru & PUCP perfect?

1. Learn Anything

PUCP has courses in everything from archeology to education to political science to dance. Some popular courses include Peruvian Social Reality, History of Contemporary Perú , and even Quechua (the language of the Incas!). Click below to see a full subject list:

 
 

To preview a detailed class list, please visit the PUCP's website here. [Click on the "facultad"/"especialidad" that you are interested in and then "plan de estudio" to see the current course offerings].

2. Urban & Natural Diversity

• Lima, Peru has more than 9.5 million people, more than New York City!

• Study on a 100-acre campus with modern buildings, picturesque gardens and archaeological excavations.

• Peru is the most ecologically diverse country in the world with 84 of the 103 existing ecosystems and 28 of the the 32 climates.

3. Immerse Locally

• Courses are taught in Spanish for full language immersion.

• More economical option compared to Europe or Argentina, which means you'll be able to afford more: surfing, hiking, night clubs, food & drinks, beaches, mountains, jungle, etc.

• A homestay experience living with a host family.

 
 

Why EdOdyssey?

We enhance the relationship between your university and PUCP with planning and programming.

1. Full Preparation Planning

• Information sessions for prospective students.

• Document prep and application tutoring for applicants.

• Cultural briefings for students before departure.

2. Local Programming

• Three excursions planned for students to Ica (coast), Cusco (mountains), and Iquitos (jungle) so they will see the three major reasons of the country.

• A 4-week orientation program with an intensive language booster.

• Make local friends fast with "patas" program.

• Full local support team available, including homestay coordinator, academic coordinator, academic coordinator and program manager plus amazing homestay families.

3. Unique Personal Projects

• Guaranteed internship / volunteer placement due to our extensive professional network in the area.

• Every student completes an independent personal project so they can follow their passions while in Peru.

Sample Student Projects:

PROJECT: Understanding poverty in Lima

"I am grateful for the opportunity to have understood the poverty and struggles...it allowed me to better comprehend the different realities that exist in Lima and in the world at large." -Mattie C., student

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PROJECT: Teaching Assistant at Villa per se

"I learned a lot about education and about the Spanish language...it was a perfect environment to practice my Spanish." -Katie Ann H., student

"For my personal project I worked at Villa Per Se, an amazing elementary school based in Lima, as a teaching assistant..." -Margaret G., student


Dates & Fees:

  • Summer Term 2018

Dates: July 15 - August 16, 2018

Application Deadline: April 15, 2018

Tuition & Fees: $4,500

Estimated Personal Costs in Peru: $400 (based on student feedback)

What's included: Homestay experience (including two meals per day), orientation, intensive language course, excursions to Iquitos (jungle), events & activities in Lima, local support team, international emergency medical insurance and airport pick-up and drop-off.

  • Fall 2018

Dates: July 15 - December 15, 2018 (+/- a few days; exact dates will be published soon)

Application Deadline: April 15, 2018

Tuition & Fees: $15,500

Estimated Personal Costs: $50-200/month (based on student feedback).

Scholarships are available: Contact us for more information.

What's included: Tuition, homestay experience (including two meals per day), month-long orientation, intensive language course (80 hours), three excursions, local actives in Lima, local support team (Program Coordinator, Homestay Coordinator and Academic Advisor), monthly cultural events, internship/volunteer advising and placement, personal project, international emergency medical insurance, visa support, airport pick-up and drop-off.

  • Spring 2019

Dates: early February - mid-July, 2019 (+/- a few days; exact dates to be announced)

Application Deadline: November 15, 2018

Tuition & Fees: To be announced

Estimated Personal Costs: $50-200/month (based on student feedback).

Scholarships are available: Contact us for more information.

What's included: Tuition, homestay experience (including two meals per day), month-long orientation, intensive language course (80 hours), three excursions, local actives in Lima, local support team (Program Coordinator, Homestay Coordinator and Academic Advisor), monthly cultural events, internship/volunteer advising and placement, personal project, international emergency medical insurance, visa support, airport pick-up and drop-off.

  • Full Year

please contact us for more details and to build your application.


 
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Contact to start:

Kaitlyn McGovern, Director, University Relations - EdOdyssey

 

Phone: +1-857-284-1740

Email: kaitlyn@edodssey.com