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  • Locations: Cusco, Peru; Lima, Peru
  • Program Terms: Spring Break
  • Budget Sheets: Spring Break
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, Spanish Minimum GPA: 2.5
Housing Options: Home Stays Areas of Study: Spanish
Program Type: Study Abroad Program Fee Full Payment: 2910
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Credit Hours: 24 collegiate credit hours
Program Description:
GGC Culture, Language and Society in Peru
Peru - Spring 24 - 1

About the Program

Explore the intersection of language and culture in the vibrant and culturally rich city of Cusco, Peru!

GGC study abroad program for Spanish in Peru is a cultural and linguistic exploration of the Spanish language and society in Cusco and Machu Picchu during spring break of 2024. Students will take classes in Spanish, participate in hands-on activities, live with host families, interact with locals, and activate their senses while experiencing their surroundings and while visiting historical and archeological sites and buildings. Some of these sites are worldwide famous, other are less well known.


Watch the video from the Peru '22 study abroad trip here.
See what it is like to live with a host family in Lima and Cusco, Peru here and here.

Course Information

This spring break study abroad program allows participating students to earn the following GGC credits.

SOCI 3500: Social Inequality (3 credits)


Students will take one of the Spanish courses listed below (for a total of 3 credit hours):
SPAN 1002, 2001, 2002: Elementary and Intermediate Spanish
SPAN 3010: Spanish Conversation and Composition
SPAN 4000: Special Topics in Spanish


This program will take place in Cusco, Peru and its surrounding areas.

Itinerary may include visits to:

  • Visit the Sacred Valley of the Incas and archaeological sites

  • Visit and tour Machu Picchu

  • Visit alpaca farms and an animal shelter

  • Cooking class, food tasting, and dance class

  • Visit the Humedales de Huasao eco-park and reach the Cristo Blanco viewpoint


  • Daily meals with host families

  • Interaction with locals, local professors and students, and international students

  • Opportunities for research, independent study projects, and networking


Dates & Duration

March 1 to March 11, 2024

Cost & Payment

Program Cost: $2,910

**Please make note all payments are non-refundable upon receipt unless GGC cancels the study abroad program.
GGC tuition and fees are NOT included. Those must be paid before departure and must meet GGC deadlines for tuition and fee payments. 


What's included?

  • Airfare

  • Room and board (breakfast and dinner)

  • International health insurance

  • Ground transportation

  • Taxes

  • Airport fees

What's NOT included?

  • GGC tuition & fees

  • Passport fees

  • Personal Expenses (shopping, personal trips, etc.)

  • Unexpected incidents

  • Lunch meals

Payment schedule

For installment payments:


Due Date


First Payment

November 1, 2023


Second Payment

December 1, 2023


Third Payment

January 1, 2024


Final Payment

January 15, 2024



The deadline to apply for this program is January 15, 2024.


For more information, please contact the program directors, Dr. Goldoni and Dr. Holland, or the Office of Internationalization.

  • Program Directors: Dr. Federica Goldoni - (404) 450-7779 - or Dr. Laurel Holland - (678) 471-0418 -

  • Program Specialist: Moriah King - (678) 407-5597 -

This program is currently not accepting applications.