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  • Locations: Galapagos, Ecuador; Quito, Ecuador
  • Program Terms: Summer
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
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Areas of Study: Biology, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Marine Biology, Science Housing Options: Homestay, Hotel
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.5
Academic Level: Undergraduate
Program Description:

Galápagos Islands, Ecuador
  • Earn 3 credits over 3 weeks in Ecuador; course is taught in English.
  • Live with local families on San Cristóbal Island and in hotels for the Quito and island-hopping sections of the program.
  • Enjoy cultural and social activities such as a tour of Quito's historic center and the Middle of the World Monument, visits to Frigate Bird Hill, El Junco Lake, La Galapaguera (home to the famous giant tortoises), La Loberia Beach to see sea lions, snorkeling at Kicker Rock and more.
  • Excursions to Floreana and Santa Cruz Islands, plus the famous market town of Otavalo, are included.
  • Tuition and transcript provided by the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ).
  • This program is available to high school graduates for Gap Year participation.
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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.