Spanish for University Students in Cusco, Peru

More than 30% of our program participants are college and university students. Most them come to our Spanish Language School in Cusco to advance their foreign language capabilities in as short a period of time as possible, and academic credit is not normally a concern.

However, if requested we are more than willing to provide your university with an Official Transcript and course information such as: course syllabus, total hours taken, teacher evaluation, attendance report, curriculum covered, final exam with letter grade, etc., in order to grant academic credit for your course.

We can help you design your own study abroad program in Peru according to your specific needs: you can combine Spanish Language and Peruvian culture courses for academic credit with adventure and travel or with volunteering and internship. Just contact us and our academic advisors will be happy to assist you.

Cusco Language Courses In March, July & October, we also offer special 2-week Spanish for University Students courses. You can be a part of this special group of motivated, young people who want to know much more about the Spanish Language and Latin American Literature and Culture. Intermediate level of Spanish is required.

This 2-week program includes visits to sites of interest, lectures about Latin American History and Literature and discussion groups about several topics. Four hours of Spanish daily and two hours of extra activities. This course has fixed starting dates (see the "Dates and Fees" page) of this online brochure.

You can also choose to enroll in our standard Semester Study Abroad Program in Peru.

Duration: 16 weeks
Starting dates: any Monday.
Spanish Level: any level.

The program fee for this semester study abroad program includes:
  • Spanish group classes in Cusco, 20 lessons a week
  • Spanish group classes in Sacred Valley, 20 lessons a week (one week)
  • Inca Civilization course (20 lessons)
  • Peruvian Culture Workshops (2 workshops of 10 lessons each)
  • Walking Tour to some interesting sites in Cusco
  • Welcome Dinner for all new students
  • Peruvian Cooking Class
  • Salsa Class
  • Music Class
  • Latin American movies
  • Farewell Gathering
  • Daily lectures on Peruvian culture and society
  • Airport transfer in Cusco.
  • Host family accommodations (single room and full board)
Optional: activities every weekend, such as rafting, mountain biking, horse back riding, a visit to Lake Titicaca, and, last but not least, to the famous ruins of Machu Picchu! A monthly activity schedule including all extra-curricular activities and excursions is published at the notice board at school.

How to Arrange College Credit

Students who wish to receive credit for our programs should contact the study abroad office or language department at your college or university prior to starting the program. Present your plan to them asking for detailed requirements on how to arrange credit in advance. With the detailed information from your home-campus, we can typically provide all documentation to complete arrangements.

Financial aid: in many cases, it is possible for U.S. students to transfer much or all of their financial aid to our study abroad programs in Peru presented on this web site. However, students should discuss specific plans with study abroad advisers and financial aid counselors well in advance of the program. It is the student's responsibility to understand the home institution's requirements and deadlines regarding all financial aid funds.

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We are looking forward to welcoming you to the Spanish Language School in Cuzco, Peru!

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