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  • Locations: Galapagos, Ecuador; Quito, Ecuador
  • Program Terms: J-Term, Jan Term, Janterm, Winter
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
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Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Class Status: 1-first year, 2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior, 6-other
Housing Options: Homestay, Hostel/Hotel Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Biology, Botany, Earth Science, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Marine Science
Program Type: study abroad Minimum GPA: 2.5
Click here for a definition of this term Program: Direct
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Galápagos Islands, Ecuador
  • Earn 3 semester credits over 2 weeks January term studying abroad in Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.
  • Study Environmental Science in the course: Ecosystems and Biodiversity in the Galápagos, in English.
  • 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 Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ).
 
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Over 50% of our students receive financial support from AIFS in the form of scholarships or grants.  
   
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.