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  • Locations: Lima, Peru
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: IFSA-Butler 
  • Restrictions: Wheaton applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Housing Options: Homestay Minimum GPA: 2.75
Areas of Study: Anthropology, Art, Business and Management, Chemistry, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Film & New Media Studies, Geography, Hispanic Studies, History, Journalism, Latin American Studies, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology Program Type: Study Abroad
Language of Instruction: Spanish Language Study Offered: Spanish
Program Features: Language Intensive
Program Description:
Location
Lima, Peru
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When
Fall, Spring, and Year

Authentic Latin American culture and outstanding academics merge to create a study abroad experience like no other. At the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP), students not only attend excellent classes taught by some of the top professors in Peru, but they can also attend international congresses and seminars, volunteer in the local community and travel to Peru's many natural wonders.
 
Application Deadline
Spring: November 1
Fall: April 1
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Host Universities
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
 
IFSA-Butler Services
Academics
  • Tuition
  • Full academic advising and course selection/approval assistance
  • Butler University transcript for easy credit transfer
  • Academic records maintenance
  • Grade and credit query assistance
Housing
  • IFSA-Butler arranges housing with a carefully selected host family
  • Only one IFSA-Butler per each host family for maximum cultural and language integration
  • The program fee includes two meals a day Monday through Saturday and one meal on Sundays
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Predeparture support services
  • Personalized advising with your IFSA-Butler program advisor
  • Welcome packet, Preparing to Study Abroad guide, Financing Study Abroad guide, and newsletter updates
  • Parental support including Preparing to Study Abroad guide and Financing Study Abroad guide
  • Assistance in accommodating students with disabilities
  • Financial aid assistance and transfers
  • Travel and student visa assistance
  • Group flight arrangements to most destinations
On-site services
  • Airport pickup for group flights
  • Full-time IFSA-Butler staff abroad for assistance and support
  • 4- to 10-day orientation programs (including transportation, accommodation, activities, student handbook and welcome materials, and most meals)
  • Intensive language program
  • Transportation to host university accommodation following orientation
  • New student orientation at host university
  • Newsletter updates throughout the semester
  • IFSA-Butler welcome meal
Excursions and activities
  • Mid-semester weekend excursions and adventure trips
  • Cultural activities and social events
  • Day trips and sightseeing tours
Health services and emergency assistance
  • Full medical insurance plan for all students
  • 24-hour emergency assistance and support from on-site IFSA-Butler staff
  • Access to local medical facilities
Finances
  • Numerous scholarships available
  • Monthly payment plan available
  • Ability to pay by credit card
  • Support for U.S. university direct billing arrangements
 
Contact Us
6201 Corporate Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46278
800-858-0229
www.ifsa-butler.org
studyabroad@ifsa-butler.org
 




Further information about IFSA-Butler Lima, Peru specific to Wheaton College students

Wheaton College is committed to providing students with opportunities to broaden their understanding and vision beyond the borders of this campus and this country. We work in collaboration with carefully selected partner institutions around the world to support our students as they prepare to study abroad and while they are overseas. Students must apply to the Center for Global Education as well as the institution through which they plan to study abroad. The most up to date information can be found on the program provider's website above.  

Note Calendar Differences in Southern Hemisphere:
U.S. Fall = Semester 2: late July - mid December       U.S. Spring = Semester 1: late February - mid July        

Admission Requirements:
Five semesters of university level Spanish or the equivalent. All courses are taught in Spanish.

Courses & Credits:
Students enroll in four to five courses each semester. You are required to enroll in a mandatory Spanish language class and the Peruvian Social Reality program course. Other classes are taken at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. 15 to 16 U.S. semester hours will earn 4.0 Wheaton credits.

Housing & Meals:
Students live with families providing two meals a day Monday through Saturday and one meal on Sundays.
Budget Worksheet:
Click here for the IFSA Peru budget worksheet!
(Estimated personal expenses are available on the IFSA website)

Other Items to Note:
- All students accepted to a study abroad program will be assessed a $500 non-refundable confirmation fee at the time of final confirmation of study abroad participation.
- Students are not charged the technology, laundry, or student activities fees while on a study abroad program.
- Fees billed by Wheaton will be charged to students on their regular Wheaton College student account during regular billing cycles (July/December).               

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For Wheaton specific questions contact:    
                                                                                                                
Center for Global Education
5  Howard Street
Wheaton College
Norton, MA 02766-2322
globaled@wheatoncollege.edu
508-286- 4950

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2018-2019 03/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2018 04/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.