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Language of Instruction: English, Spanish Housing Options: Homestay
Areas of Study: Environmental Studies Program Type: CIEE
Admin Fees: Yes Application Fee: 50
Program Description:

January in Cusco

Cusco, Peru

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Program Overview

Bring your desire to learn and/or practice Spanish, your interest in climate change, and your curiosity of the Peruvian culture to Cusco this January. The Climate Change course is taught in English at CIEE Cusco and complemented with immersive co-curricular activities designed to increase intercultural understanding.

Unique Experiences

HIKE

through the breathtaking Sacred Valley.

CONNECT

with the Andean people impacted by climate change.

DISCOVER

ancient wisdom from the Inca civilization.

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Excursions & Activities

Machu Picchu
Few sites elicit the wonder that Machu Picchu does. Students explore various historical interpretations by historians and archeologists and develop their own idea of the site’s purpose.

Maras Salt Mines
These famous salt mines have approximately 3,000 salt pools at the base of Qaqawiñay Mountain and supposedly, have been in operation since pre-Incan times.

Awanacancha Textile Market and Llama Farm
The Awanacancha Project offers students an unmatched tutorial in traditional textile weaving - from the dying of the yarn, to the intricate traditional Andean weaving techniques.


What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Orientation – an introduction to Peruvian culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host country and city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

Questions?

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter 2021 10/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.