Global Student Embassy: Service Program in Ecuador

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STUDY ABROAD IN ECUADOREcuador’s varied geography, climates, and ecosystems make it one of the most diverse places in the world, both biologically and culturally.  With its’ pristine Pacific beaches, the Amazonian rainforest, and the breathtaking ... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.9
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A student studying abroad with Global Student Embassy: Service Program in Ecuador
I learned humility. I learned to survive on the barest essentials. I gained new friends and new perspectives on life. It was definitely a worthwhile experience. - University of California - Berkeley View Entire Review
Traveling with GSE was easily one of the best choices I have made so far. I learned not only about the environmental and political issues facing my generation but more importantly I learned how to address these problems in a positive and active way. I've learned extremely valuable lessons about sustainability in terms of agricul... - Northeastern University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Global Student Embassy: Service Program in Ecuador
The experience was definitely worthwhile. I gained perspective about how people in developing countries view environmentalism and learned hands on about reforestation. - SUNY - Albany View Entire Review
I learned all about the environment in Ecuador. I learned about the culture there and how people are so accepting. But for me, most importantly I learned how to be a member of the global community and work together with others while immersing myself in place that I have never been. Being in a new place can bring about fears but ... - SUNY - College at Geneseo View Entire Review
I learned a lot out the culture and many sustainable practices - SUNY - Albany View Entire Review
I learned so much about the environment and the cultures of other people. I also learned how to build a sustainable farming and learned skills to make workshops that keep students interested. This trip was definitely worthwhile. - University of California - Santa Cruz View Entire Review
It was indeed worthwhile. I learned that the perspective we have as Americans is not the full picture, and there are drastically different ways of life out there which all involve people just like us. - SUNY - College of Environmental Science & Forestry View Entire Review
A better understanding of a different culture and information about the tropical dry forest. It was 100% worth while. - University of California - Berkeley View Entire Review
Past Review Life Changing
Being a part of a global community encouraged me to continue in the field I'm studying, learn new languages, and become a well rounded student as well. - SUNY - Albany View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Global Student Embassy: Service Program in Ecuador
Past Review Inspiring!
A life changing experience! - SUNY - College of Environmental Science & Forestry View Entire Review

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STUDY ABROAD IN ECUADOR

Ecuador’s varied geography, climates, and ecosystems make it one of the most diverse places in the world, both biologically and culturally.  With its’ pristine Pacific beaches, the Amazonian rainforest, and the breathtaking Andes mountains alongside a lively culture still connected to its’ Incan roots Ecuador is most definitely a unique destination to explore.

PROGRAMS

All our programs are designed to give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture, volunteer your time on ongoing service projects in and around the coastal city of Bahia de Caraquez, and explore the natural beauty of this diverse nation. Our programs are structured to allow students to immerse themselves quickly into vital, ongoing, local community driven development projects while gaining a true understanding of another culture. As you live, volunteer, and learn you become a part of the growing bottom up, grassroots movement that has developed in Ecuador to protect the environment and in support of underrepresented populations.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Volunteer
High School
Program Length(s):
  • Maymester
  • January Term
  • Spring Break
  • Custom
  • Short Term
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Environmental Studies
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literature
  • International Relations
Minimum GPA:
2.75
Year Founded:
2009
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