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  • Locations: Cuenca, Ecuador
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • This program is full, or the deadline has passed.
Dates / Deadlines:

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Area of Study: Latin American Studies, Spanish Language of Instruction: Spanish
Type of Program: Academic Study Minimum GPA: 3.25
Housing Type: Homestay Language Requirements: Spanish – required previous language study: 2 semesters
Program Description:

Spanish Summer Intensive Course in Ecuador

Cuenca, Ecuador

May 20th-June 19th

Spanish 209  - Spanish in Latin America (F10, F11)
Spanish 309 -  Spanish in Latin America (F11)

Program Description:
This an intensive four-week course in Ecuador, including classes five days a week with Ecuadorian professors and a Rhodes professor. On the weekends, we have excursions to the capital city of Quito, a national park, indigenous ruins, and a waterfall! After classes, we have bus tours, museum visits, cooking classes, dance classes, and movie night.
This course and its Spanish-immersion format dramatically advanced students’ proficiency. Cultural studies units, museum visits, and excursions are all integrated into the course’s central language-acquisition activities. 

Program Fee: 
$3525. Fee will include: room and board, domestic travel within Ecuador, laundry, classes, and excursions.

For Spanish 209, Rhodes Spanish 102 or permission of director. 
For Spanish 309, Rhodes Spanish 202 or permission of director. 
GPA Minimum 3.25

Professors Dr. Eric Henager, Dr. Bruce Jackson 

Need-Based Scholarship Available:
  • All students on Summer Programs will be considered for a need-based scholarship if they have completed a FAFSA and have at least a 2.75 GPA.
  • Not all students will receive an award. Need based award amounts vary, based on each student's individual FAFSA information. Some awards may cover up to 100% of the program cost, though that is rare.
  • Students choosing to withdraw their Off-Campus Study Application for a Rhodes Summer Program* must do so by February 14. Following February 14, Rhodes′ "Program Fees and Billing" Policy, and Rhodes′ "Cancellation and Refund" Policy will apply. Follow this link to review our Policies.

This program is full, or the deadline has passed.