Study Abroad

Ecuador

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Native speakers of Spanish interested in studying in Latin America are strongly advised to enroll in advanced Spanish courses in order to qualify. Most programs strongly encourage students take a Spanish class in the semester preceding their semester or year abroad.

Quito (IES)
Program Sponsor: Institute for the International Education of Students (IES)
Program Name: Quito, Ecuador - Area Studies
Type: Stand Alone & Direct Enrollment
Housing: Students live in a homestay with a local host.
Program Eligibility:Requires Spanish 44 and a cumulative GPA of 9.00.
Language: Spanish

Quito (SIT Development)
Program Sponsor: School for International Training (SIT)
Program Name: Ecuador: Development, Politics and Language
Type: Experiential field-based
Housing: Students live in homestays with local hosts: four weeks in Los Chillos, three weeks in Quito, and five days with a family on the Ecuadorian Coast. Other accommodations include hostels and small hotels.
Program Eligibility: Requires Spanish 44
Language: Spanish and Quichua

Quito (SIT Ecology)
Program Sponsor: School for International Training (SIT)
Program Name: Ecuador: Comparative Ecology and Conservation
Type: Experiential field-based
Housing: Students live in homestays with local families: eight weeks in Quito plus two shorter stays with families in a rural cloud forest and in a rural fishing village on Isabela Island. Other accommodations include hostels, field camps, reserve lodges, and boats.
Program Eligibility: Requires Spanish 44 and major in biology, ecology, or forestry.
Language: Spanish