April 18, 2024
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Study Abroad in Peru

Peru, a land of ancient wonders and breathtaking landscapes, invites you to explore its rich cultural heritage, diverse geography, and the harmonious blend of tradition and modernity. Situated in South America, Peru's essence is defined by its majestic mountains, historical sites, and a tapestry of indigenous and colonial influences that captivates travelers from around the world.

With a population that embodies the warmth and resilience of South American cultures, Peru stands as a testament to the enduring connection between its people and their heritage. The capital city, Lima, serves as a dynamic hub that encapsulates the nation's essence, featuring historic plazas, vibrant neighborhoods, and the bustling energy of its urban life. Lima not only offers insight into Peru's historical and contemporary culture but also provides educational opportunities and immersive experiences for international students.

The landscapes of Peru reflect a captivating mix of natural beauty and cultural significance, allowing you to transition seamlessly from the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu to the colorful markets of Cusco or the vibrant Amazon rainforest.

Peru has gained recognition as a captivating destination for international scholars, drawn by its unique academic offerings, English-language programs, and the opportunity to immerse themselves in the diverse cultures of South America. Learning within Peru's academic environment is both intellectually stimulating and culturally enlightening. The allure of Peru's educational opportunities extends beyond classrooms to its traditional festivals, indigenous arts, and the warm hospitality of its people.

Safety and cultural immersion are integral to Peru's appeal. The country's close-knit communities, stunning surroundings, and emphasis on respect create a secure environment for students and travelers. However, it's important to engage with local customs, respect cultural practices, and approach the environment with a sense of appreciation.

Beyond the cities, Peru unveils a captivating tableau of experiences and cultural treasures. From the ancient city of Cusco with its Inca ruins to the mysterious Nazca Lines, from the tranquil beauty of Lake Titicaca to the exploration of the Colca Canyon, Peru's diversity extends to its geography and cultural encounters.

The Andes Mountains, a breathtaking range that shapes the landscape, have long been a source of awe, inspiration, and connection. The mountains offer opportunities for trekking, exploration of highland communities, and a deep understanding of the significance of these peaks in Peruvian culture.

Peru transcends being a destination; it's a journey through culture, history, and the spirit of exploration. As you embark on your academic adventure, let the country's rich heritage, diverse landscapes, and the harmonious coexistence of tradition and modernity guide you, unveiling a world where history and progress harmoniously coexist.

Within this directory, you'll find an array of Study Abroad and Exchange programs in Peru. This collection offers unique opportunities tailored for college and university students, ranging from cultural studies to environmental engagement and community service. We encourage you to explore student testimonials, compare programs, and set a course for an enriching experience in Peru.

For a deeper exploration of Peru's treasures, we invite you to check out Peru's Official Tourism Portal.

Top Cities to Study Abroad

1. Cusco / Cuzco 121 reviews
2. Lima 82 reviews
3. Field Programs in Peru 66 reviews
4. Traveling in Peru 61 reviews
5. Sacred Valley 45 reviews
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Study Abroad in Peru - Featured Programs

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Study Abroad Reviews for ECELA: Lima - Spanish Language School in Peru
ECELA: Lima - Spanish Language School in Peru

- Prime Location Located on a residential street a short walk from Miraflores’ cliff-side ocean views and also conventient to the central meeting point of Parque Kennedy.-...

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Study Abroad Reviews for British Exploring Society - Peruvian Amazon
British Exploring Society - Peruvian Amazon

A unique opportunity to experience first-hand the mind blowing biodiversity, hidden valleys, jungle mountains and cloud forest of the Amazon. This expedition will take you...

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Study Abroad Reviews for ESAN University: Lima - Certificate  Business in Emerging Markets
ESAN University: Lima - Certificate Business in Emerging Markets

ESAN University is a private non-profit international institution, founded in 1963 as the first Graduate Business School in Latin America, with the support of Stanford Uni...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Llama Pack Project: Peru - Sustainable Rural Development Internships
Llama Pack Project: Peru - Sustainable Rural Development Internships

Our programs have been created keeping community needs and project goals as a top priority. These programs are the result of the rapid growing interest of local community ...

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Study Abroad Reviews for ARCC: Worldwide - Gap Semester Program
ARCC: Worldwide - Gap Semester Program
Gap Year Abroad: Cambodia: China plus 10 other locations

ARCC Gap Semester Programs offer an educational and cultural bridge between high school and college.  The ARCC Gap year programs are 90 day semesters and are an opportunit...

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Study Abroad Reviews for GRCC: Worldwide - Summer, pre-college Programs
GRCC: Worldwide - Summer, pre-college Programs
Costa Rica: Cuba: Dominican Republic plus 9 other locations

For over 30 years ARCC has offered extraordinary summer travel programs for teenagers. We are extremely proud of the lasting impact that ARCC students have had on the peop...

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Study Abroad Reviews for ECELA: Cusco - Spanish & Medicine Summer Program
ECELA: Cusco - Spanish & Medicine Summer Program

This Summer earn 6 Credits of Spanish, Gain Medical Shadowing Experience, and Spend Your Vacation in the Capital of the Ancient Incan Empire.  By participating in the Span...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Youth International: Multi Region - Experience the World With Youth International
Youth International: Multi Region - Experience the World With Youth International
Rajasthan, India: Aachen, Germany: Aalborg, Denmark plus 21 other locations

Youth International is an experiential learning program that combines rugged international travel, inter-cultural exchange, home stays with local families, volunteer commu...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Emzingo: Impact Learning Treks
Emzingo: Impact Learning Treks

Impact Learning Treks provide graduate level students an experiential learning opportunity in a developing country. Students continuously learn through in-country academic...

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Study Abroad Reviews for ECELA: Lima - Spanish & Human Services in Peru
ECELA: Lima - Spanish & Human Services in Peru

Exclusively for culturally-curious future social workers & counselors who want better Spanish...We are looking for 35 adventurous social sciences students willing to l...

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Study Abroad Reviews for ECELA: Lima - Spanish & Psychology in Peru
ECELA: Lima - Spanish & Psychology in Peru

6 Weeks in the "City of Kings" Live & study in Lima, Peru. Counseling Field Exposure Additional Counseling Spanish role-playing and vocabulary classes, Volunteer work ...

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