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Peru

Biodiversity, Conservation and Sustainability in Peru

Term To Study: Summer 2020
Application Deadline: Apr 01, 2020
Program Starts: May 16, 2020
Program Ends: May 26, 2020
Major 1: Science Environmental
Subject 1:
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $3,618
Link 1: CLICK HERE TO APPLY worldstrides.com/register/
Program Locations: Lima
Contact Phone: 304 876 5677
Contact Name: Cecilia Melton
Contact Email: cmelton@shepherd.edu
What is Included: Airfare, in-country ground transportation, accommodations, tour guides, field specialist, some meals, gratuities for meals, guides, and drivers.
What is not Included: Souvenirs, passport cost, travel insurance, some meals
Estimated Costs: $3618
Students: Use 176342 to register

$3968
Non-Student/Community Members: Use 176342s to register.

The $350 Non-Student/Community Member Fee will include 1 Continuing Ed credit and Travel Insurance
Documents: 
envs_syllabus_peru.pdf
peru_itinerary.pdf
Program Description

An environmentally focused study abroad course, concentrating on the varied aspects of biodiversity and conservation concerns. Societal impact on ecosystem structure will be considered through lecture discussions and during the field experience, which will take place in Peru. Students will explore two distinct ecosystems in Peru, the Pacific subtropical desert and the Amazon rainforest. Students will also be exposed to other aspects of sustainability in Peru, including social and cultural issues through visits to non-profit organizations and service learning experiences.

Quick Facts

Population: 29549517
Capital: Lima
Per-capita GDP: $ 10200
Size: 1285216 km2
Time Zone: (GMT - 05:00 hours) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

US State Department

Travel Warning: YES
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Shepherd University Study Abroad Office