ASA's program in Cuzco is near the Andes mountains, Cuzco is the original home of the Inca Empire. The undisputed archaeological capital of the Americas, Cuzco boasts some of the world’s most fascinating historical sites. The city of Cuzco itself was originally built in the shape of a puma! The most important buildings in the city formed the body of the puma, and the square between the legs of the puma was the Plaza de Armas.
The Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola is a bilingual university with campuses in both Cuzco and Lima. USIL offers innovative educational options with a focus on entrepreneurship. Although this is a Spanish-speaking university, many regular university courses, taken by both Peruvian and international students, are taught in English, as the university believes this will prepare their graduates for a competitive labor market.
All ASA programs in Peru include an excursion to Macchu Pichu!