Ecuador

Hiking in Ecuador

Native speakers of Spanish interested in studying in Latin America are strongly advised to enroll in advanced Spanish courses in order to qualify. Most programs strongly encourage students take a Spanish class in the semester preceding their semester or year abroad.

Quito (IES)
Program Sponsor: Institute for the International Education of Students (IES)
Program Name: Quito, Ecuador - Area Studies
Type: Stand Alone & Direct Enrollment
Housing: Students live in a homestay with a local host.
Program Eligibility: Requires Spanish 44 or no more than Spanish 44+1 required. Students must be enrolled in a Spanish course within the year prior to the program start date.
Language: Spanish

Quito (Pitzer)
Program Sponsor: Pitzer College
Program Name: Pitzer in Ecuador
Type: Experiential field-based
Housing: Students live in a homestay with a local host.
Program Eligibility: Requires Spanish 1.
Language: English and Spanish

Quito (SIT Development)
Program Sponsor: School for International Training (SIT)
Program Name: Ecuador: Development, Politics and Language
Type: Experiential field-based
Housing: Students live in homestays with local hosts: four weeks in Los Chillos, three weeks in Quito, and five days with a family on the Ecuadorian Coast. Other accommodations include hostels and small hotels.
Program Eligibility: Requires Spanish 33
Language: Spanish and Quichua

Quito (SIT Ecology)
Program Sponsor: School for International Training (SIT)
Program Name: Ecuador: Comparative Ecology and Conservation
Type: Experiential field-based
Housing: Students live in homestays with local families: eight weeks in Quito plus two shorter stays with families in a rural cloud forest and in a rural fishing village on Isabela Island. Other accommodations include hostels, field camps, reserve lodges, and boats.
Program Eligibility: Requires Spanish 44 and major in biology, ecology, or forestry.
Language: Spanish

Ecuador Palapa

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