Academic Programs in Cusco
Students may choose from the following Academic Program options:
This program is designed for students at all levels of Spanish language proficiency. Students will take a Spanish language course as well as enroll in two to three content or language courses, dependent upon their Spanish level. Students will need to enroll in 180 hours during their semester. Courses are held at the ISA Study Center in Cusco and are taught by local, visiting, and US professors. Students will receive an official transcript from the Universidad de Salamanca. Classmates are ISA students.
This program is designed for students at all levels of Spanish language proficiency. Students will select two courses in: Spanish language, Quechua, history, literature and culture. Courses are held at the ISA Study Center and are taught by local, visiting and US professors. Transcripts are issued by the Universidad de Salamanca. Classmates are ISA students.
ISA Custom Programs are developed in partnership with U.S. universities to offer students unique course options. Cultural activities and excursions, program dates and duration, and academics vary by program. Studying abroad with U.S. university students and faculty fosters a cohesive group dynamic with additional support of ISA staff in the U.S. and abroad.
The back to back summer option allows students to extend their studies in Cusco for longer than a month, giving them the opportunity to advance their Spanish proficiency level. For information on course options, please see the summer program descriptions.