- Lima, Peru
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
- Program Description:
On CISabroad’s Semester in Lima program, you’ll quickly discover that your host city offers a little bit of everything. In Lima, you’ll find incredible ocean views, colonial-era buildings, a fun local spirit, colorful indigenous and religious festivals, and one of the liveliest food scenes anywhere—not to mention a phenomenal university. This vibrant metropolitan setting is perfect for language immersion or exploration while taking courses in your major. After class, you can hit the beach and learn to surf, check out the city’s awesome modern art, or discover the thousand-year-old pre-Hispanic ruins scattered throughout the city.
- Setting Description:
- Lima is the largest city in Peru, a sprawling metropolis of almost 9 million people that despite its size, embraces the natural, exotic beauty of the Latin American landscape. The size of the city and its desert coast overlooking the Pacific ocean makes it perfect for students who prefer the city life! Lima is home to one of the largest financial hubs in Latin America making it a great spot for any business student while its important contribution to art, literature, architecture and history make it a haven for any student of humanities. For history seekers, you can easily travel just outside Lima's borders to delve into pre-Columbian treasures. Revel in the excellent Peruvian food as you're served fresh, tangy ceviche with traditional pisco sours. Discover Peru's diverse culture by visiting Afro-Peruvian "peñas" (folk nights), museums and art galleries of all types or visit modern and diverse clubs. Lima's climate is mild and comfortable with temperatures rarely fall below 54 F or r
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