Program Details

The program is offered for two semesters (mid-March through early July and late-July through mid-December) and students may take classes in Spanish or in English. Students are encouraged to enroll in twelve to fifteen credits each semester.
Lima, Peru
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (USIL) is a modern campus located in the La Molina district of Lima, Peru and has a student body of over 10,000 students. Spacious classrooms, laboratories, a library, Student Center, cafeteria and an on-campus restaurant all serve to complement the students’ academic program. USIL has a dynamic student population because it hosts international students from more than 90 universities throughout the world through exchange programs.

Students may enroll in any of the 29 academic programs USIL offers, which are taught on the Lima campus both in Spanish and English. The program offers students the opportunity to advance their studies, exchange knowledge with professors and local students, gain international experience, and visit a country with many tourist attractions and exquisite cuisine. Lima has a population of over 8 million people and welcomes visitors from all over the world. In the historical center of the city, declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO, splendid samples of colonial architecture and beautiful carved balconies can be seen. There are archaeological sites throughout the city as well as on the outskirts of Lima.

Setting Description:
Students live in shared, furnished rooms at Casa Don Ignacio, a student residence conveniently located in Miraflores, a major tourist area of Lima. With shops, movie theaters, transportation and the Pacific Ocean nearby, students have the opportunity to stay in a pleasant place. Students can meet new friends from different countries in the common areas of the student residence, which are located on each floor. Housing includes amenities such as TV, wireless internet, kitchen access, laundry room, and on-site security. Airport pick-up for arrival and departure is provided upon request. Public transportation is available at a very reasonable expense for students to travel to school.
Varies by program