Program Details

Students have the opportunity to take the Intensive course of Spanish in Lima or Cusco before the semester or in dates scheduled each year. Spanish courses as a foreign language are addressed at students with little/none, intermediate or advanced command
Location:
Cusco, Peru; Lima, Peru
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Break, Spring Semester, Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
What better way to learn Spanish than from native speakers...in Peru through this language program! Students can choose between the Intensive Spanish program or studying the whole semester! Students taking the Spanish course during the semester in Lima will have the opportunity to interact with local students and participate in all the extra activities organized during the semester. Our International Relations Office offers orientation and assists students in finding housing and adjusting to life in Lima. Common housing options include a student-housing block off campus, an apartment outside the university, or a home-stay with a local family. Tinkuypata our International Center, located in Cusco allow students to take intensives Spanish courses in its three levels (Basic, Intermediate and Advanced), and enjoy the stay in the capital of the Incas with extra activities such as dancing, music or Peruvian cuisine. The program strives a real cultural immersion as the students will have the option of living with local families, having a truly intercultural experience!.

Students have the opportunity to take the Intensive course of Spanish in Lima or Cusco before the semester or in dates scheduled each year. Spanish courses as a foreign language are addressed at students with little/none, intermediate or advanced command of the language. Each course is worth 3 local credits or 45 hours of class. Official transcripts are issued after the program is completed. Besides, students can study Spanish as foreign language during the regular semester. A semester comprises two modules in each level, as the courses are divided in basic, intermediate or advance level. Basic level consists in 60 hours of class each module which equals 4 local credits. Students taking the full semester will get 120 hours of Spanish lessons. Intermediate and Advanced level consists in 40 hours of class each module, or 80 hours for a full semester. Each module is equivalent to 3 local credits.

Program cost includes tuition, official transcripts from the university, all services or information required for the trip, and permanent assessing during the student stay.
Setting Description:
Lima, is the capital of Peru, It is located in the valleys of the Chillón, Rimac and Lurin rivers, in the central part of the country, on a desert coast overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Lima is an intercultural city where students can practice sports such as skydiving or surfing, or going on some archeological places; or maybe enjoying some dishes, because Lima is known as the Gastronomical Capital of America. Cusco is a city in southeastern Peru, near the Urubamba Valley of the Andes mountain range. Cusco was the site of the historic capital of the Inca Empire and was declared a World Heritage Site in 1983 by UNESCO. Although you will have many places to visit in the city, Machu Picchu is the most popular, especially since 2007 when the New7Wonders Foundation designated Macchu Picchu as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. If you haven´t visited Cusco, you’re missing something. There’s no other place like it. And that´s why Universidad del Pacifico decided to place its Internati

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