Living and Learning in Quito
Living and Learning in Quito, Ecuador, is a 13-week semester study abroad program available to students who desire to continue their college education in an international setting. Living and Learning in Quito functions under the supervision of Youth World International. The program combines classroom learning and practical internships in a unique and challenging cross-cultural setting. Students will be enrolled in a Spanish language institute during their time in Quito. Interested students should consult the International Programs office.
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Cost: Approximately $9,000 but check website for the current cost.
The Quito Semester exists to provide an academically excellent Semester where students will engage the challenges of a developing nation and learn to respond with an appropriate Christian Worldview. This Semester abroad opportunity is based in Quito, the nation’s capitol. Quito has amazing weather and is famous for its eternal spring time conditions. The city offers rich history, architecture, friendly people and safe living conditions in which to grow and learn. Living and Learning in Quito is part of a 15 year old organization called Youth World. We offer the amazing mixture of Adventure, Academic Excellence, Culture, Practical Experience, Language, Mission and Integrated Living as you participate in this 13 week Semester Abroad program.
Quito Courses Offered (choose 3):
- Spanish (transfers in as LS: 1413, 1423, 2113 or 2123)
- Ecuador 250: History, Politics and Culture of Ecuador (transfers in as ICS: 3163)
- Intercultural Practicum (transfers in as Internship credit according to JBU major)
- Spiritual Formation (transfers in as BBL: 4002)
- Worldview and World Religions (transfers in as RPH: 3533 or 3543)
Team Size: 12- 15 Students are recruited from several schools so students are accepted on the basis of when their applications are submitted
Applications: JBU Students must fill out the JBU International Study application and the Quito Application forms as well. See website for Quito applications forms: http://www.quitosemester.com/
JBU Contact Person: Dr. Ed Klotz email@example.com for more information.
Professors: see website
Location: Quito, Ecuador
For More Information, contact:
Melissa Dea Stevenson
International Education Coordinator
John Brown University
NOTE: It's always best to check with your advisor and the designated campus contact for the program you are interested in, BEFORE you apply. They can help you work out details like credit transfer and financial aid.