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  • Locations: Galapagos, Ecuador; Quito, Ecuador
  • Program Terms: Summer
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
  • Restrictions: NIU applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Area of Study: Environmental Sciences Program Type: Cosponsored, Study Abroad
Class Eligibility: Junior, Senior, Sophomore, Student At Large Housing Options: Home Stay, Hostel
Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5
Program Description:

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Galápagos Islands, Ecuador
Spend a summer in the biodiverse Galápagos Islands, Ecuador with AIFS! Study environmental science and earn 3 credis at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ), one of the highest ranked universities in Ecuador. Begin the program at USFQ’s Cumbayá campus in Quito before flying to the university’s Extension campus on the island of San Cristóbal. Courses are taught in English.

Live in a homestay with a local family, where daily breakfast and dinner will be provided. Hotel accommodation is provided for the Quito and Island-hopping section of the program.

You’ll enjoy cultural activities including: 
  • Guided tours and museum visits in Quito
  • Trip to Frigate Bird Hill
  • Visit to El Junco Lake
  • Visit to La Galapaguera – home to the famous giant tortoises
  • Trip to La Lobería Beach to see sea lions
  • Visit to Kicker Rock
  • 2-day excursion to Santa Cruz Island
 
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Over 50% of our participants receive financial support from AIFS!  
   
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.
 
     
 

 




This program is currently not accepting applications.