Language for Business and Technology: Peru

Program Contact

Vicki Galloway
vicki.galloway [at] modlangs.gatech.edu
404-385-0199
Swann 212

Program Links

Description

Explore the mysterious “Lost City of the Incas”, Machu Picchu, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World; celebrate Inti Raymi, the Inca Festival of the Sun; join in the festivities and markets of Pisac and Puno; travel Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, to visit an artisanry cooperative and spend the night with an indigenous family on the island of Amantani; visit the ancient biological station of Moray and the “Sistine Chapel of the Americas”…and more! The Peru Flyer has more details.

Deepen your understanding of Andean culture, commerce and society through hands-on discovery of its ancient roots and contemporary issues of industry and sustainable development

Live with a Peruvian family and speak only Spanish. Earn 6 semester credit hours at the 3000 level, applicable towards a certificate, a Spanish Minor, the ALIS, IAML or GEML major, or in partial fulfillment of the International Plan requirements

Location

Cusco, Peru

Dates

6/23/18 - 7/27/18

Host Institution

Centro Tinku

Accommodations

Homestay with Peruvian family 

Courses

  • SPAN 3590: Issues in Andean Development.
  • SPAN 3591: Cultural Patrimony

Total credits: 6

Prerequisites

Spanish 2002 or the equivalent and good academic standing. This program is conducted entirely in Spanish.

Cost

  • The Program Fee is $3995.  Fee includes ground transportation for cultural excursions and professional visits in Cusco, housing and three meals/day with Peruvian family in Cusco, travel, health, evacuation and repatriation insurance.
  • Program Fee does not include: Application fee ($250), 6 credit hours tuition, international airline tickets to/from Cusco

Cancellation Policy

Program descriptions and fees are subject to final approval by educational units and the Office of International Education.  Georgia Tech reserves the right to alter or cancel this program due to low enrollment, unavailability of a professor to teach a planned course, or other unforeseen circumstances.  Once Georgia Tech has made payments to service providers, or if Georgia Tech cancels the program before departure or while the program is in progress for reasons beyond its control, such as political unrest or danger to participants' safety, only those fees that Georgia Tech is able to have refunded by service providers will be returned to participants.  If a student withdraws from the program, the student will be responsible for the payment of all fees.

Informational Meetings

October 31, 11:00, Swann 115

November 7, 11:00, Swann 115

November 14, 11:00, Swann 115