Program Details

The Field School Program in Peru, a project created and developed by our university, is now entering its ninth year. In previous seasons The Field School Program has received more than 230 students, increasing each year the number of participants and the
Location:
Lima, Peru
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
The Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP), a renowned institution of higher learning in Peru and one of the most important universities in Latin America, offers international students the opportunity to join its field research programs developed by some of the most prestigous researchers of our university. The Field Schools are a 240 hour practical work focusing in research programs in the fields of Archaeology and Bioarchaeology, Politic Sciences, Ethnomusicology, Ethnobotany, Architecture or Spanish and Inca Culture. Students need do not need to speak Spanish fluently (except for the Intermediate and Advanced levels in the Spanish).

The Field School Program in Peru, a project created and developed by our university, is now entering its ninth year. In previous seasons The Field School Program has received more than 230 students, increasing each year the number of participants and the scope of the activities.

The Program fee will cover the following items: - Reception at Lima airport and transportation to and from local hotel - Tuition, up to a maximum of eight credits - Accommodation and all meals - Excursions and cultural activities organized by the PUCP - Administrative fee The Program fee does not include insurance, books and incidentals, the cost of acquiring a valid passport, airport taxes, or the cost of non-Program excursions, nor extra-curricular activities.
Setting Description:
The stay in Lima, location of the PUCP and capital city of Peru, will include brief visits to the most important museums, and attractions of the city. However, most of the academic activities will take place in provincial research areas and trips to nearby scenic sites will be arranged during weekends. Before the program and after its end, students will also have the chance to visit other sites of great historical and cultural importance in Peru. These include archeological sites in northern and southern Peru (such as the Señor de Sipán or the Nasca Lines), the tropical beaches of Máncora or the jungle of Tarapoto, a city near to the Amazon River. And of course, they will have the chance to visit Cusco, the sacred Valley of the Incas and the ancient lost city of Machu Picchu.

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