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Wildlands Studies

A sponsored GEO program, Wildlands Studies field project programs offers the rare opportunity to study critical environmental and wildlife concerns on six continents and sixteen different countries. Nomadic by design, the field based courses evolve annually to match the latest ecological research of the region. Academically rigorous, each outdoor study program earns 15 UO credits, features direct contact and instruction with PhD. credentialed faculty who are subject matter experts, contributes directly to your cumulative GPA, and UO financial aid will apply. Students come from all over North...

SIT: Indigenous Peoples and Globalization in Cuzco

In this program you will explore the ways in which Peru has been shaped by complex historical legacies, a multiethnic composition, and profound social and economic disparities between its different ethnic populations. By examining the Quechua, native Amazon, and mestizos experiences in the Peruvian context, you will acquire a deeper understanding of the lives, cultures, and challenges of indigenous peoples in relation to the forces of identity politics and globalization. Based in the sacred city of Cuzco, the historic capital of the Inca Empire, you will improve your Spanish competency and...

CIEE: Liberal Arts in Lima

The Liberal Arts program in Lima is ideal for students who have at least two and a half years of college-level Spanish or the equivalent and wish to continue their language study and enroll directly at the PUCP alongside Peruvian students. In addition to direct enrollment courses, you will explore Peruvian history, mestizaje, ethnic identity, politics, globalization, and development through the CIEE course and CIEE cultural activities. All courses are taught in Spanish. You will be required to take the required four-week intensive Spanish pre-session course. During the regular semester, you...
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