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AIFS Study Abroad in the Galapagos Islands: January Term
Galapagos, Ecuador; Quito, Ecuador (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: January Term,
Wintermester
Please see application instructions for this program below.
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Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Fact Sheet:
Areas of Study:
Biological Sciences, Botany, Earth Sciences, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Marine Science
Program:
Affiliated
Language of Instruction:
English
Housing Options:
Homestay, Hotel/Hostel
Class Eligibility:
2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior, 5. Graduate Student
Credit Type:
Pass/Fail
Program Type:
Study
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Program Description:

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Galápagos Islands, Ecuador
  • Earn 3 credits over 2 weeks in Ecuador this January studying environmental science in the course: Ecosystems and Biodiversity in the Galápagos.
  • Based at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) extension campus on the island of San Cristóbal, this course is taught by USFQ faculty in English.
  • Academic field excursions take you into the designated visitor sites to discover species of flora and fauna that exist nowhere else on earth.
  • While living in Ecuador, you'll stay with local families on San Cristóbal Island and enjoy hotel accommodations elsewhere.
  • Cultural visits and activities provide a robust experience as you learn about the major ecosystems of the Galápagos firsthand; a 2-day excursion to Santa Cruz Island is included with the program.
  • Transcripts issued by USFQ.
 
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Offering more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants & financial support each year!  
   
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.
 
     
 

 



Dates / Deadlines:
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