Program Details

On Semester in Lima, you’ll be studying at Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola. The University’s vision represents the academic experience you will have: it aims to be a leader in producing professionals with a high-level of quality and ethics according to
Location:
Lima, Peru
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:
There’s a little bit of everything in Lima. You will find stunning ocean views, colonial-era buildings, a fun local spirit, delicious food, and more colorful, inexpensive souvenirs than you can imagine—not to mention a phenomenal university. You'll love studying abroad in Peru! Start getting excited about: Local professors and international students – Your professors are the top Peruvians in their fields. You will learn about the Spanish language and the local culture from the experts, alongside students from Lima and around the world. Study Spanish abroad in a vibrant, metropolitan setting – The way to learn Spanish is to immerse yourself in it, and that’s just what you’ll do on Semester in Lima as you navigate the city and make friends. Fascinating classes in English and Spanish – Semester in Lima lets you study a wide variety of courses taught in English or Spanish! So much to see when you study abroad in Peru – On breaks from school, you can check out northern beach towns like Piura, go sand boarding in Huacachina, fish for piranha in the jungles and rivers of Iquitos, explore the fun colonial city of Cusco, learn about indigenous culture in the highland town of Ayachucho, visit Islas Ballestas (known as the Poor Man’s Galapagos) to check out birds, sea lions, and more . . . And that’s just to start! Active, hip city with something for everyone – With sophisticated dining options, remarkable museums, thousand-year-old ruins and temples, some of the best shopping, galleries, and cafés around, and even some great surf spots, you will be impressed by the multitude of things to do every day in Lima.

On Semester in Lima, you’ll be studying at Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola. The University’s vision represents the academic experience you will have: it aims to be a leader in producing professionals with a high-level of quality and ethics according to national and international standards. The University offers numerous courses taught in both English and Spanish, so you’ll be able to find courses within your major as well as improve your Spanish-language ability. Courses are available in Agro-Industrial Engineering and Agribusiness, Architecture and Urban Planning, Art and Design, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Communications, Economics, Finance, Gastronomy and Restaurant Management, Hospitality Management, Industrial and Commercial Engineering, International Business, Information Systems Engineering, Law, Marketing, Psychology, Real Estate Development, and Tourism Management, among others.

If you've ever wanted to study abroad in Peru, then check out our Semester in Lima study abroad program. Here are a few of the key highlights that make this program unique. Study Spanish abroad in a vibrant metropolitan setting: Spanish-language courses at all levels International students from around the world Classes in diverse subjects taught in English and Spanish Superb university Strong on-site support from the University staff Impressive colonial center with beautiful architecture and plazas The ocean is easily accessible Incredible museums of Peru’s colorful history as well as awesome modern art Jungle, mountains, and beaches galore Gourmet cuisine at all price ranges Tons of Incan and other pre-Hispanic ruins throughout the city Colorful indigenous and religious festivals Optional excursion to ancient Machu Picchu
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
Cost:
For current prices and dates please visit the CISabroad website.

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