** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Bring your desire to learn and/or practice Spanish, your interest in climate change, and your curiosity of the Peruvian culture to Cusco this January. The Climate Change course is taught in English at CIEE Cusco and complemented with immersive co-curricular activities designed to increase intercultural understanding.
through the breathtaking Sacred Valley.
with the Andean people impacted by climate change.
Few sites elicit the wonder that Machu Picchu does. Students explore various historical interpretations by historians and archeologists and develop their own idea of the site’s purpose.
Maras Salt Mines
These famous salt mines have approximately 3,000 salt pools at the base of Qaqawiñay Mountain and supposedly, have been in operation since pre-Incan times.
Awanacancha Textile Market and Llama Farm
The Awanacancha Project offers students an unmatched tutorial in traditional textile weaving - from the dying of the yarn, to the intricate traditional Andean weaving techniques.
Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
Orientation – an introduction to Peruvian culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host country and city
Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
24/7 emergency on-site support
1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!
GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.
Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.
Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.
Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.
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