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  • Locations: Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador; Quito, Ecuador
  • Program Terms: Short-Term Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
  • Restrictions: UNCW applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Short-Term Spring 2020 11/01/2019 ** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Program Type: Study Abroad
Provider: AIFS Field of Study: Biology, Botany, Earth Science, Ecology, Environmental Science, Marine Biology
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Advisor: Kara Pike Inman, Stephanie Leroy
Program Description:

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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.