2022 Faculty Led Study Abroad Programs

2022 Faculty Led Study Abroad Programs  

Life in Peru 

Iquitos, Amazon, Lima and Cuzco

This interdisciplinary program focuses on the theme of “life” to include both human and non-human consideration with a particular emphasis in the Peruvian Amazon.  A little more than half the trip will be based in Iquitos, Peru and at field stations in the Amazon rainforest, where students will examine the interconnection between the biology, culture, and healthcare of tropical Peru. 

Dates: May 7th, 2022 - June 1st, 2022 (tentative)

Courses:  Honors IDS 3920: University Colloquium, Honors IDH 3930: Life in Peru

Faculty Leaders: Dr. Charles (BillY) Gunnels, Jessica Marcolini and Dr. Clay Motley

Program fees: $3590, does not include tuition (3 or 6 credits)

Application Deadline: TBD 


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Peru Boat
FGCU Life in Peru Program 2019

Culture, Migration and Community Health in Peru

Trujillo City, Peru

This course is a six week Faculty-Led Study Abroad (FLSA) program in Trujillo, Peru that provides an overview of cultural practices and community health in neighborhoods occupied predominantly by migrants from the nearby Andes mountains.

Dates: July 16th, 2022 - August 4th. 2022

Courses:   ISS 4955 Culture, Migration and Community Health in Peru 

Faculty Leaders: Dr. Max Stein, Dr. William Locascio

Program fees: $2890, does not include tuition for 1 course 

Application Deadline: TBD 

(Application will open in early October) 

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Trujillo, Historic center