** 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.
Spend a summer in the biodiverse Galápagos Islands, Ecuador with AIFS! Study environmental science and earn 3 credis at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ), one of the highest ranked universities in Ecuador. Begin the program at USFQ’s Cumbayá campus in Quito before flying to the university’s Extension campus on the island of San Cristóbal. Courses are taught in English.
Live in a homestay with a local family, where daily breakfast and dinner will be provided. Hotel accommodation is provided for the Quito and Island-hopping section of the program.
You’ll enjoy cultural activities including:
Guided tours and museum visits in Quito
Trip to Frigate Bird Hill
Visit to El Junco Lake
Visit to La Galapaguera – home to the famous giant tortoises
Over 50% of our participants receive financial support from AIFS!
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.