- Quito, Ecuador
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- High School
- Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Winter Semester, Year Round
- Program Description:
Study abroad in Ecuador for a semester or academic year as a high school student. Aspect Foundation's programs include a home stay with a carefully-selected host family, allowing students to work towards Spanish fluency and cultural understanding during their study abroad experience. Two years of previous Spanish study required.
The high school study abroad program in Ecuador includes placement in a local high school for a semester or academic year, placement with a carefully-selected host family, full course-load, health and accident insurance, round-trip airfare, and optional extracurricular activities. Play a game of futbol or volleyball with your new friends after class, and experience the warmth and hospitality of Ecuadorian culture.
- Setting Description:
- Family life is very important in Ecuador. Families spend time together relaxing, talking, and eating meals. Futbol (soccer) and volleyball are both popular sports in Ecuador. People in Ecuador are known to be very warm, open, friendly, and expressive. Food in Ecuador has tremendous variety. Soups and stews with onion, peanuts, fish, rice, squash, beans, corn and lentils are popular.
- Academic semester: $7,000 Academic year: $9,500 Some scholarships available.
Additional Program Information
- Must be 14-18 years old at the start of the program. Two years Spanish language study preferred.
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