Community Building and Sustainable Development in Peru

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Combine the Lima metropolis bustling city life, worldly food fusion, endless cultural and night life with Iquitos, the capital of the Peruvian Amazon, the largest city in the world not reachable by road. Science and culture come together as you study and work with local organizations on environmentally focused community improvement projects. This program is ideal for students interested in Spanish language proficiency, community development and sustainable studies, environmental and biological sciences, and Latin American studies. Students study in Coastal Peru in Lima and in Iquitos, part of the Amazonian jungle region, two unique ecological systems.

Highlights
  • Academic and language tutors are available as needed
  • Work with a non-profit in the Iquitos to gain practical experience abroad and participate in environmentally focused community improvement projects
  • Further your knowledge of community action and environmental sustainability, contributing to your increased understanding of the confluence of science and culture

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About Institute for Study Abroad (IFSA)

The Institute for Study Abroad (IFSA) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1988. Our primary goal is to provide quality study abroad opportunities, plus academic and personal support services, for qualified North American undergraduates seeking to...