Exchange winter for summer and enjoy beautiful weather, rich history, and high academic standards in Cusco, the Imperial City of the Incas. You’ll be fascinated by the combination of ancient history and modern Peruvian culture!
January in Cusco is hosted at a satellite campus of the Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola. The charming colonial campus is centrally located so you can explore all that Cusco has to offer as a vibrant, modern Latin culture nestled into the backdrop of ancient architecture.
Latin culture with ancient history – Cusco is filled with pre-Hispanic and colonial history overlapping in fascinating ways. You’ll find a modern coffee house in a stone building dating back to the 1200s and churches built on pre-Incan spiritual sites.
Earn up to six credits – Set your mind to it and earn six credits studying Inca Architecture and Contemporary Society and Culture of Peru, or choose one of the two allowing yourself more time to explore and experience Cusco on your own.
Machu Picchu – Experience one of the Seven Wonders of the World, a citadel built by the Incas with 700 terraces for farming – we’ll take you there!