Linguistic Horizons
96% Rating
(18 Reviews)

Linguistic Horizons

Now accepting Summer 2018 applications!

Linguistic Horizons promotes language and cultural immersion through unique study abroad and customized internship programs. We provide authentic "off the beaten path" experiences. Choosing a less touristy destination provides a more authentic and immersive experience. Programs are available for all majors in a variety of destinations.

Most Recent Program Reviews

Elizabeth
Female

A wholesome experience!

10/10

During my 5 week program with Linguistic Horizons I was able to engage in new environments, meet new people, and learn new things everyday. The staff was very intentional about creating programs with local individuals who were eager to share their passion, culture, and country with us. I felt very safe and the accommodations were phenomenal, including all the delicious food! I befriended everyone in the group who was participating in the program as well as the professional staff in the program. Together we made a really great team and scheduled weekend excursions to Machu Picchu, Bolivia (which turned into a spontaneous trip to Lake Titicaca), and several other hiking spots where ancient ruins were not scarce. What makes this program so unique is the focus to stay away from the touristic areas and make your experience more than a typical tourist visit. Highly recommend!

Claire
Female

Amazing opportunity to learn about nutrition and natural medicine in the Sacred Valley of Peru!

10/10

My experience learning about nutrition and natural medicine in Peru was truly amazing. Through this program I had the opportunity to learn about aspects of natural medicine and holistic nutrition which I have never had the opportunity to learn in school. It was so awesome to get to experience the health culture of this country and learn about all of the amazing Peruvian super foods and herbs used! I have already benefited so much from the information I learned about essential oils, body work, natural and herbal medicine, tradition Peruvian cooking and super foods, and overall holistic health - and it has sparked a desire within me to continue to learn more about these topics! I also loved all of the opportunities we had to hike and enjoy the outdoors - which were many! Every day was filled with fun workshops, delicious food, and outdoor adventures :) Peru is such a beautiful and health conscious place, and I hope to go back again! I could not recommend this program enough!

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Maile
Female
27 years old
Long Beach, California
California State University- Long Beach

An Excellent Experience

10/10

To begin, the founder and director of the program, Nicole Berry is absolutely excellent! She is always available to contact through email or phone about any questions or concerns you might have, as well as providing a pre- departure orientation so that you are able to speak to others attending the program, and to prepare you for what can be expected as far as what to bring, what you can expect, as well what is expected of you.
As for the program, my focus is in education so I was placed with an organization called Semillas de Jesus. This organization served as a dormitory for indigenous children who were living outside of the main town of Urubama but studied there during the week. The kids would arrive on Monday mornings, live in the dormitories during the week to attend school, then return to their respective outlying towns on Fridays. This was an amazing placement and experience for me because not only did I get to interact with the kids in both Spanish and English, I was able to do community visits with the organizers of the organization to visit the homes and families of the children I was teaching. I was able to create close relationships with the children and it was extremely difficult to leave. It was not only an educational experience but an opportunity for personal growth as well. It was an amazing experience and I am very thankful that I was chosen to participate.

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Victoria
Female
20 years old
Colorado
Colorado School of Mines

Amazing study abroad and internship summer program!

9/10

I found this program online and I am so glad that I did. My internship was amazing. I gained a lot of great experience in my field of study working for an engineering consulting company. I also took a class at the local university and further improved my spanish and learned about the rich Spanish culture. I absolutely loved living, working and studying in La Coruña. The program is super well organized. I made wonderful friends and connections to last a life time. It was definitely an experience I will never forget and that I would recommend to anyone looking to have an awesome summer experience abroad.

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James
Male
21 years old
Kansas
Kansas State University

Great Trip

9/10

I learned many new things during my 5-week intern abroad in Peru. Nicole Berry is a great leader and truly cares that the student gains amazing experience from this trip. Living abroad, even for a short time has the potential to drastically change a personal perspective on the world and how we have become accustomed to living in it. Anyone who is interested in a change of scenery would love this program.
Would highly recommend this program.

How can this program be improved?

More of a focus on learning Spanish.

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