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IES: Ecuador: Quito: Area Studies & Language
Quito, Ecuador (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall Semester,
Spring Semester,
Year
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: IES 
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall Semester 2017 01-APR-2017 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Year 2017-2018 01-APR-2017 ** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Class Status:
2nd year, 3rd year, 4th year Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0
Language Requirement:
2000 level
Open to Non-UVa Students:
No
Housing: Homestay Language Courses Offered: Yes
Language of Instruction: Spanish
Credit Type:
Transfer Credit
Program Type:
Direct Enrollment at foreign institution, Internship, Island
Tuition Payments Made To:
Program Provider
Education Abroad Advisor:
Martha Sadler
Application Fee:
Yes
Study Abroad Administrative Fee:
Yes
Subject Area:
Anthropology, Architecture, Art, Commerce, Communications, Cultural Studies, Economics, Education, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Foreign Affairs, Geology, Internship, Linguistics, Other Languages & Literatures, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Religious Studies, Sociology, Spanish, Women, Gender & Sexuality
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Quito - Area Studies & Language

Program Overview

Quito

With a population of nearly 1.8 million people, Quito is a vibrant and modern city that is famous for its beautiful colonial Spanish architecture. It is also the capital of Ecuador—one of the most biologically varied countries in the world. Come to Quito and immerse yourself in the local language and culture as you focus your studies on Ecuador's ecological and ethnic diversity and the challenges of development.

If you're interested in improving your Spanish language skills, this program offers you the opportunity to rapidly improve your Spanish through a rigorous language course taught by IES Abroad. You select the remainder of your courses from options available at IES Abroad and prestigious local universities.

Visit www.IESabroad.org for complete program details.

NOTE: Program dates listed in Studio Abroad are approximate. Please refer to IES Abroad predeparture materials for planning travel.

Why Quito?

Sit back, relax, and dream about the adventures that await you in Ecuador. First, imagine exploring Quito's vibrant neighborhoods and admiring the beautiful colonial Spanish architecture that makes the city a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Next, picture yourself studying the ecological diversity of the Galápagos Islands, standing on the equator in Mitad del Mundo, and hiking the mountain rainforest in Loja Province. Pack your bags now--South America awaits you.

Student Life

Whether it's an orientation program that makes you feel prepared, housing that is well-located and comfortable, or the field trips that take you to places off the beaten path—we're all about our student services. To find out more specific details, click here and select the Student Life tab.

About IES Abroad

Everything we do is about the IES Abroad student. Our profoundly passionate team of study abroad professionals believes in creating once-in-a-lifetime educational adventures that transcend expectations. Our goal is to rock the world of some 6,000 study abroad students every year. From our headquarters in Chicago to our 115+ study abroad programs in more than 35 global locations worldwide, we create authentic global education and life-affirming cultural experiences.

Discover more about what we offer with all of our programs.

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