Peru

Veritas in Cusco

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Program Overview
This program is offered in collaboration with Veritas Christian Study Abroad at the Universidad de Salamanca Cursos Internacionales in Cusco, Peru. Cusco is situated on the Southeastern side of Peru, crossing through the Andes mountains. The city of Cusco is known as the archaeological capital of the Americas and is a short distance from Machu Picchu one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.

Courses
Students are required to take a Cross-Cultural Leadership course and an International Missions/Service-learning practicum taught by local Veritas staff. The remainder of the courses will be taken at the Universidad de Salamanca Cursos Internacionales

Excursions
Students will have the opportunity to travel  to several locations, including, Machu Picchu, Arequipa, Puerto Maldonado, Puno and Lake Titicaca.

Application
The student will fill out two applications:
• George Fox off-campus application form

The Veritas Christian Study Abroad application should only be completed after being informed from the George Fox Director of Study Abroad that you are accepted for an off-campus study semester.

• Veritas Christian Study Abroad application (An application fee must accompany your application)

Eligibility
APPROVED FOR SPANISH MAJORS. There is NO language requirement for non-Spanish majors.

Housing
Students will live in homestays with Peruvian families.  Students will be provided with three meals per day (except on Veritas excursion days) and laundry service once per week for the official duration of the program. This is included in the Veritas program cost. Students usually share a bedroom with another Veritas student, but have the option of paying extra to secure an individual room

For more information, contact:
Center for for Study Abroad
Moore House
Phone: 503-554-2150
Email: lscott@georgefox.edu