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AIFS Study Abroad Galapagos Islands: January Term
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador; Quito, Ecuador (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Winterim
This program is not currently accepting applications; however, it may run again in future years. Please use this program search tool or contact the Center for Global Education to learn more about the global experiences programs that are currently available or that may be available in the future.
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Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Restrictions: UW-Whitewater applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winterim 2018 10/15/2017
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Rolling Admission 01/02/2018 01/15/2018

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Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
Study Abroad Provider
Language of Instruction:
English
Housing Options:
Home-Stay, Hotel/Hostel
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Class Standing:
Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Areas of Study:
Biology, Environmental Studies, Geography
Program Description:

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Galápagos Islands, Ecuador
  • Earn 3 credits over 2 weeks in Ecuador this January studying environmental science in the course: Ecosystems and Biodiversity in the Galápagos.
  • Based at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) extension campus on the island of San Cristóbal, this course is taught by USFQ faculty in English.
  • Academic field excursions take you into the designated visitor sites to discover species of flora and fauna that exist nowhere else on earth.
  • While living in Ecuador, you'll stay with local families on San Cristóbal Island and enjoy hotel accommodations elsewhere.
  • Cultural visits and activities provide a robust experience as you learn about the major ecosystems of the Galápagos firsthand; a 2-day excursion to Santa Cruz Island is included with the program.
  • Transcripts issued by USFQ.
 
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This program is not currently accepting applications; however, it may run again in future years. Please use this program search tool or contact the Center for Global Education to learn more about the global experiences programs that are currently available or that may be available in the future.