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IES Abroad Quito Direct Enrollment - Universidad San Francisco de Quito

Why study in Quito through IES?

  • The capital city of a country with biodiversity spanning topical coastal, Amazonian, and Andean regions.
  • Experience a Latin American country with one of the largest concentrations of indigenous people, with coursework provided by some of the most prestigious institutions in Ecuador
  • Improve your Spanish through a homestay and learn about the country through IES-sponsored service-learning, internships, field trips, and activities

IES Abroad Quito - Area Studies & Language

Why study in Quito through IES?

  • The capital city of a country with biodiversity spanning topical coastal, Amazonian, and Andean regions.
  • Experience a Latin American country with one of the largest concentrations of indigenous people, with coursework provided by some of the most prestigious institutions in Ecuador
  • Improve your Spanish through a homestay and learn about the country through IES-sponsored service-learning, internships, field trips, and activities

ICADS - Social Justice and Development Internship in Costa Rica and Nicaragua

Why study in Costa Rica?

  • Gain a hands-on appreciation for issues of economic development, education, environmental issues, human rights, indigenous and migration issues, and public health through an intensive 8-credit internship
  • learn about Central American politics and culture through a provider with a long commitment to educating for social justice in the region
  • experience life in a tropical Central American country with tremendous ecological diversity considered a regional model of political and economic stability

ACM Costa Rica: Field Research in the Environment, Social Sciences & Humanities

Why study in Costa Rica?

  • experience life in a tropical Central American country with tremendous ecological diversity considered a regional model of political and economic stability
  • improve your Spanish and get to know Costa Rican society through life with a host family in San Jose and mentored independent research outside of the capital
  • experience the intimate instruction and support offered by a small program that has deep ties to Costa Rica, including to the University of Costa Rica, one of the most prestigious universities in Latin America

ACM Costa Rica: Community Engagement in Public Health, Education & the Environment

Why study in Costa Rica?

  • experience life in a tropical Central American country with tremendous ecological diversity considered a regional model of political and economic stability
  • improve your Spanish and get to know Costa Rican society through life with a host family in San Jose and a program rural community practicum outside of the capital

OTS Costa Rica: Tropical Biology on a Changing Planet

Why study in Costa Rica?

  • conduct biological/environmental field research as part of an international scientific team with a leading organization for the study of tropical biology
  • experience life in a tropical Central American country with tremendous ecological diversity considered a regional model of political and economic stability
  • gain expertise in ways that humans are impacting topical ecosystems, such as through climate change and deforestation, and what is being done about it

OTS Costa Rica: Tropical Diseases, Environmental Change & Human Health

Why study in Costa Rica?

  • immerse yourself in the scientific, intercultural, and social aspects of global health, tropical medicine, public health, ethnobiology, and research
  • visit primary care facilities in urban and rural areas, agricultural farms, and indigenous territories
  • experience life in a tropical Central American country with tremendous ecological diversity considered a regional model of political and economic stability

IES Abroad Santiago

Why study in Santiago?

  • Wide range of courses from two prestigious universities and the opportunity to explore particularly Chilean arts, economics, health care, history, and politics through IES courses
  • One of Latin America’s more important economies in a country that ranges from the Andes to the Pacific with elements of indigenous and European cultures
  • Engage in service-learning or an internship in a range of fields
  • Special health studies option

CIEE Liberal Arts in Santiago

Why study in Santiago?

  • the poltical and cultural center of Chile 
  • a wide range of courses from three prestigious universities and the opportunity to explore contemporary Chilean society and culture through CIEE courses
  • one of Latin America’s more important economies in a country that ranges from the Andes to the Pacific with elements of indigenous and European cultures
  • volunteer with organizations involved in social policy, community service, and education