April 14, 2024
4.5 - 82 Reviews

Study Abroad in Lima

Lima, the vibrant capital city of Peru, offers a dynamic and culturally immersive study abroad experience for international university-level students. Situated along the Pacific coast, Lima combines rich history, diverse traditions, and a thriving modern scene, making it an ideal destination for academic exploration, cultural immersion, and personal growth.

Lima's historical significance is evident in its well-preserved colonial architecture and archaeological sites. Students can explore iconic attractions such as the historic center, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with its stunning cathedrals, palaces, and plazas. The Huaca Pucllana and Huaca Huallamarca are ancient adobe pyramids that showcase Lima's pre-Columbian heritage.

The city's cultural scene is a vibrant tapestry of Peruvian traditions and global influences. Lima hosts various music festivals, art exhibitions, and cultural events that celebrate the country's diverse heritage. Students can engage with local artists, attend traditional dance performances, and experience the fusion of Peruvian and international cuisines.

Lima provides diverse academic opportunities in fields such as anthropology, culinary arts, international relations, and business. Students can engage with experienced faculty members, participate in research projects, and explore topics related to Peru's history, social dynamics, and economic development. Lima's educational institutions offer a supportive and intellectually stimulating learning environment.

Peruvian cuisine is an integral part of the study abroad experience in Lima. Students can savor traditional dishes such as ceviche, lomo saltado, and causa. Exploring local markets, visiting renowned restaurants, and trying street food delicacies allows students to immerse themselves in the flavors and culinary traditions of Peru.

While studying in Lima, students are encouraged to embrace the local customs, respect Peruvian traditions, and engage with the community. It is important to familiarize themselves with the country's history, cultural diversity, and social challenges, and show appreciation for Peru's efforts in preserving its cultural heritage. Lima's accessible transportation system, including buses and Metropolitano, makes it convenient for students to explore the city's various districts and experience its vibrant energy.

Below, you will find our comprehensive directory of Study Abroad and Internship programs in Lima, Peru. This resource serves as a valuable guide for international college and university students, featuring a variety of study abroad programs, internships, volunteer opportunities, and language school programs tailored to your needs. We encourage you to explore student reviews, ratings, and program comparisons to gain insights from fellow students' experiences and make informed decisions about your study abroad adventure in Lima.

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Study Abroad Reviews for IFSA: Lima - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
IFSA: Lima - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

What PUCP has to offer•A large, 100-acre campus with modern buildings, picturesque gardens and archaeological excavations•Outstanding academics at one of the highest ranke...

4.5

3 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for NRCSA: Lima - Spanish Immersion
NRCSA: Lima - Spanish Immersion

Our Center is located on the coast of Lima, in the prestigious Miraflores neighborhood, just a couple of blocks from the pacific shores the temperature is warm year round....

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Study Abroad Reviews for ISA Study Abroad in Lima, Peru
ISA Study Abroad in Lima, Peru

Lima, the capital of Peru, is situated on the west coast of the southern Pacific Ocean, along the outlet of the Rímac River. Lima is full of fascinating contrasts between ...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Pontifical Catholic University of Peru / PUCP: Lima - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
Pontifical Catholic University of Peru / PUCP: Lima - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

Pontifical Catholic University of Peru is a private university in Lima, Peru. It was founded in 1917 by Catholic priest Father Jorge Dintilhac SS.CC as Peru's first non-pr...

2.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for ESAN University: Lima - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
ESAN University: Lima - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

We encourage international students from partner universities and schools to come to ESAN and to Peru, and...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Universidad del Pacifico: Lima - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
Universidad del Pacifico: Lima - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

University of the Pacific is a small private university in the Jesús María District of Lima, Peru. It was established in 1962 by a group of Peruvian entrepreneurs supporte...

4.5

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for St. Mary's College of Maryland: Peru - Andean Summer Study Tour
St. Mary's College of Maryland: Peru - Andean Summer Study Tour

This study tour immerses students in Andean culture in a way that reflects the cross-disciplinary nature o...

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Study Abroad Reviews for International Volunteer HQ - IVHQ: Volunteer in Peru
International Volunteer HQ - IVHQ: Volunteer in Peru

Volunteer in Peru - Cusco: Volunteer in Peru with International Volunteer HQ, the world's most affordable and trusted volunteer organization. IVHQ has a wide range of volu...

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Study Abroad Reviews for College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS): Lima - Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola
College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS): Lima - Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola

The CCIS program in Lima, Peru, is offered for two semesters (mid-March through early July and late-July through mid-December) and students may take classes in Spanish or ...

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Study Abroad Reviews for KEI Abroad in Lima & Cuzco, Peru
KEI Abroad in Lima & Cuzco, Peru

Peru is a magical country with a rich history and culture. Students have the option of studying in Lima, Peru's cultural, political and economic capital, or in Cuzco, the ...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Study Abroad Programs in Peru
Study Abroad Programs in Peru

Find your dream Study Abroad Program in Peru at Abroad101 and this directory of Education Abroad Opportunities with rankings and reviews written by American college studen...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Peruvian University of Applied Sciences: Lima - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
Peruvian University of Applied Sciences: Lima - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

The Exchange Program of the Peruvian University of Applied Sciences gives you the opportunity to students of partner universities, the opportunity to develop their academi...

5.0

1 review