Program Details

-Learn Spanish at the beginner level or perfect your intermediate or advanced Spanish language skills. -Discover the natural beauty of Ecuador while exploring the beaches, snowcapped mountains and jungles. -Live with an Ecuadorian family.
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Program Type:
Intensive Language
Degree Level:
3-4 weeks, 1-3 months, 4-6 months, 7-11 months

Program Overview

Program Description:

Guayaquil, the largest city in Ecuador with nearly three million inhabitants, is the commercial, industrial, and import export hub of the country. Situated on the Guayas River and the Pacific coast, Guayaquil is known for its contagious informality, lively social life, and year-round tropical weather. Guayaquil, known as the Pacific Pearl, is the main port of Ecuador. Malécon 2000, the largest architectural development in the last century of Guayaquil's history, is a waterfront boardwalk that runs from Cuenca Street in the south of the city, all the way to Barrio las Peñas on the north.

The Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil is a private, non-profit institution of higher learning that achieved high prestige in the community. Católica has an attractive campus and a very active student life, including numerous social and recreational facilities as well as computer labs. The campus is served by public transportation. More than 5,500 students are enrolled in degree programs such as Architecture, Law, Business, Sociology, Education, Literature, Communications, Psychology, Economics and Engineering.

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