Program Details

Study Spanish abroad during Winter Break in beautiful Cumbaya, Ecuador, one of the most culturally fascinating cities in the world!
Location:
Quito, Ecuador
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Winter Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

Study Spanish abroad during Winter Break in beautiful Cumbaya, Ecuador, one of the most culturally fascinating cities in the world! Quito, the capital of Ecuador, was founded in the 16th century on Incan city ruins. It is among the best-preserved historic centers in Latin America. The rich culture and history combined with rainforests, volcanoes, the Galapagos Archipelago, and the year-round spring-like climate makes Cumbaya the perfect city in which to spend two weeks practicing your Spanish.

 

Program Details

Undergraduate:

  • Spanish (SPAN) 210: Intermediate Spanish
  • Spanish (SPAN) 250: Gateway to Advanced Spanish
  • Spanish (SPAN) 324: Study Abroad in Spanish
  • Spanish (SPAN) 335: Topics for Proficiency: The Americas

Eligibility & Prerequisite

This program is open to all undergraduate and graduate students including students who do not attend George Mason University. Prerequisite: completion of SPAN 110, or equivalent, prior to departure is required.
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Housing

Host family in Cumbaya, Ecuador

Cost:
Program Cost (Winter 2018): $3840 Included: Tuition (3 credits) Accommodation with host family Most meals - breakfasts and dinners Excursions One lecture per week on Ecuadorian culture Pre-Departure Orientation International Emergency Insurance Not Included: Round-trip airfare Other transportation Some meals Personal spending

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
Yes

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