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AIFS Ecuador: Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Galapagos Islands Summer Program
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador; Quito, Ecuador (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Program Type:
Study Abroad Provider
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Language of Instruction:
English
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Housing Options:
Home-Stay, Hotel/Hostel
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Minimum GPA:
2.5
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Class Standing:
Freshman, Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
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Areas of Study:
Biology, Environmental Studies
Program Description:
Program Description:

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Galápagos Islands, Ecuador
  • Earn 3 credits over 3 weeks in Ecuador; course is taught in English.
  • Live with local families on San Cristóbal Island and in hotels for the Quito and island-hopping sections of the program.
  • Enjoy cultural and social activities such as a tour of Quito's historic center and the Middle of the World Monument, visits to Frigate Bird Hill, El Junco Lake, La Galapaguera (home to the famous giant tortoises), La Loberia Beach to see sea lions, snorkeling at Kicker Rock and more.
  • Excursions to Floreana and Santa Cruz Islands, plus the famous market town of Otavalo, are included.
  • Tuition and transcript provided by the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ).
  • This program is available to high school graduates for Gap Year participation.
 
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Offering more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants & financial support each year!  
   
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.
 
     
 

 



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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.