Lima, Peru

SUA offers a study abroad program at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú in Lima through IFSA. This program is best suited for students with higher-level Spanish.

Overall, I had a great experience. I’m so appreciative for this amazing opportunity to study abroad and I grew a lot.

Program Characteristics

This program is only offered in the fall semester, which takes place from mid-August to mid-December.

  • 2.5 GPA

You will take two required courses including a Peruvian social reality course which allows close work with NGOs. You also have the option to take a specialized academic concentration focusing on gender studies.

You may take excursions to ancient ruins sites such as Machu Picchu, Caral, and Pachácamac. 

You will live with a Peruvian host family which provides two meals a day Monday through Saturday and one meal on Sunday. Additional meal allowance is provided by SUA.