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  • Locations: Quito, Ecuador
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Winter / Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: WOU applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Academic Year
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Study Abroad Minimum Class Standing: 1 Sophomore
Minimum GPA: 2.75 Language of Instruction: English, Spanish
Language Requirements: Spanish - 2 years college level Area of Study: Architecture, Art, Biology, Communication Studies, Engineering, Health, Liberal Arts, Pre Med, Pre Nursing, Science, Spanish Language and Culture
Program Description:
USFQ 
The IE3 Global exchange program at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) provides students from any of the IE3 Global partner universities the opportunity to study advanced levels of Spanish or courses from many other fields in the highest ranked university in the country. Students with sufficient language skills may enroll in regular university courses with Ecuadorian students, taught entirely in Spanish.
Highlights:
  • The Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) offers students the opportunity to study Spanish and/or take regular university coursework in a number of subjects in the social sciences, natural sciences and humanities.
  • Nestled high in the Andes Mountains, Quito is a great place to pursue a variety of cultural, natural, and educational interests.
  • Living with a host family in the capitol city provides daily opportunities to learn about the language, culture, and modern Ecuadorian life.
  • Ecuador is a geographically diverse country that includes the Andes range; the coastal region with banana plantations and shrimp farms; the Amazon jungle region (called the “Oriente”) and the Galapagos Islands. It is one of the most biodiverse countries on the planet.
  • Many outdoor opportunities are available near Quito and the USFQ hosts a number of clubs and sports that Oregon students may participate in.
  • Ecuador is home to many indigenous groups as well as a majority population of meztizos. The integration of many cultures is evident in this diverse country.
  • The Incas incorporated Ecuador as their northern territory and evidence of their advanced civilization can still be found south of Quito.


Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.