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Peru, Spanish

July 12 to August 3, 2019
4 Credits 

The Course: FLS-141 Elementary Spanish I, FLS-142 Elementary Spanish II, FLS-241 Intermediate Spanish I, FLS 242 Intermediate Spanish II or Independent Study
You will study at the Academia Latinoamericana de Español in Cuzco guided by Kirkwood instructors and local instructors for a full cultural and language immersion. You will be placed in one of five levels of Spanish  based on your previous level of experience and Spanish placement scores
The Country:
Peru is a dynamic county comprised of a many indigenous cultures in addition to the more recent Spanish colonial, African, and Asian influences that all collide to create the fusion that makes the country so unique. The geography of Peru is equally fascinating with desert, mountain, jungle, and coastal climates.  You will stay in in the cosmopolitan Inca capital, Cuzco. The foremost city of the Inca Empire is now the undisputed archaeological capital of the Americas, as well as the continent’s oldest continuously inhabited city. You will also visit to the Inca city of Machu Picchu, probably the best-known archaeological site on the continent.
Program Highlights:
  • Kirkwood Spanish credit
  • Machu Picchu
  • Mountain of Seven Colors
  • Sacred Valley of the Incas (Urubamba Coricancha)
  • Incan Archeological sites: Sacsayhuaman, Pucapucara and Tambomachay and Pisac
  • Stay with middle class families in the city, free WiFi, two meals per day includes
  • Experienced Spanish faculty leaders

Estimated Program Fee: $4,500
$1,000 Global Advantage Scholarship available!

  • Airfare                                                
  • Two home cooked meals per day             
  • Housing
  • Health Insurance             
  • Cultural excursions with experienced faculty
  • Most In-Country Transit
Does not include:
  • Tuition: 3-4 credits Summer 2019
  • Passport Fee
  • Personal Expenses
Faculty Contacts:
Richard Heath, Professor, Spanish
(319) 887-3644
Iowa City Campus, Room 344