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Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola, Short-Term Study Abroad
Cusco, Peru (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Winter (Jul)
Restrictions: Sydney applicants only
Program Details:
English, Spanish
Program Type:
Exchange Short-Term
Short-term Type:
Coursework, Cultural Experiences
Short-term Duration:
5 weeks
Program Description:

Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola, Short-Term Study Abroad
Winter (June/July) Programs

Location Cusco, Peru
Program description Spend a little over 5 weeks enjoying the vibrant Peruvian city of Cusco while immersing yourself in a program that takes place at a small satellite campus of Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (USIL), developed specifically for international students looking for a unique study environment that could be combined with boundless travel opportunities, small personalised classes, individual attention and cultural immersion like no other. The courses and activities will take you out of the classroom setting to explore the city and the many impressive sites.
Choose from the many different study options:
  • Beginning Spanish
  • Pre-Intermediate Spanish
  • Intermediate Spanish
  • Advanced Spanish
  • Quechua (the language of the Incas)
  • Inca Architecture
  • History of the Inca Civilization
  • Contemporary Society and Culture of Peru
  • Communications Psychology
  • Business in Peru and Latin America
  • Biodiversity of Peru
  • Photography
  • Andean Nutrition
  • Latin American Literature (for advanced Spanish students)
  • Introduction to Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Intercultural Communication
  • International Trade: Imports and Exports
All levels of Spanish, from beginner to advanced are catered for.
Program dates 30 June 2017 – 6 August 2017*

*Program start dates impact on exam period of Semester 1 2017 (commencing on Monday 19 June 2017). Students must ensure the start date does not conflict with their exam timetable. Students must be in Australia for their exams and Students must understand that no special consideration will be given by the faculty for assessment extensions or deferred exams.

IMPORTANT: Students must ensure they adhere to their individual attendance requirements for all units of study at the University of Sydney. No special consideration will be given by the faculty for assessment extensions or deferred exams because of their late commencement. If you are unsure of the requirements of your University of Sydney course please consult your faculty. Special permission may be required in some circumstances.
Application deadline 6 May 2017
Places available 5
Eligibility criteria Please refer to the University of Sydney's website for full eligibility criteria here.
Credit / Not-for-credit You will be emailed credit application instructions for your faculty once you have expressed interest in this program with the form linked at the bottom of this page. Please allow 1-2 weeks for this information to be sent through.
Language Classes are instructed in English and Spanish
Fees and scholarships Total Program Fee 2017: $2,000USD (approx. $2,900 AUD) 
  • Tuition
  • Cultural activities/excursions
  • Site visits
Additional costs (not included in program fee):  Airfare, travel insurance, personal expenses, accommodation approx. $500USD per month (approx. $720 AUD).

OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required.

 Location overview Cusco, originally established by the Inca and built up by the Spanish colonials, is a unique blend of modern and ancient. You will experience its quaint cobblestoned streets, modern markets, historical buildings and traditional people. This vibrant, high-elevation city is a dynamic hub providing the perfect setting for you to study in Peru.
Further, Nearly half of Peru is covered by the world’s largest rainforest – the Amazon. As well as thousands of fascinating plant and animal species, this huge jungle is home to hundreds of Amerindian tribes, some of which may never have seen the outside world! In Peru you will find the wildest landscapes – from frozen Andean peaks to the deep Amazon – helping you re-forge your connection to the natural world.
Beyond that, the cuisine alone makes it worth the trip. Peruvian cuisine is among the most varied and best in the world. It’s a reflection of its three main geographical zones, the coast, the Andean highlands and the jungle, and an incorporation of influences from different times and immigrant cultures

Contact for more information Liga Brige

Sydney Global Mobility Team
The University of Sydney