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ISA Cusco, Peru: Language, Literature & Culture - Semester
Cuzco, Peru
Program Terms: Fall,
Winter Break
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: International Studies Abroad 
Program Deadlines: Click to view
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, Spanish Program Type: Study Abroad
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Academic Level: Graduate, Junior, Other, Senior, Sophomore
Housing Options: Homestay Areas of Study: Culture, History, Latin American Studies, Literature, Spanish
About the Program:
We Are Study Abroad

  • Lima
  • Machu Picchu
  • Puerto Maldonado*
  • Puno & Lake Titicaca*

Excursions vary per term.  Please visit for most up-to-date information.


  • Official transcript from the University of Salamanca
  • Tuition at host university
  • Room and board
  • Tutorial assistance
  • Full-time resident staff
  • Excursions
  • Excursion transportation
  • Medical insurance
  • Internet access
  • Student services
  • Cultural activities
  • Airport reception & transfers
  • On-site ISA office
  • Language exchange (depending on the session)
  • Visa support
  • Pre-departure advising
  • On-site cultural and academic orientation

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Language, Literature & Culture

Centro Tinku

This program is designed for students at all levels of Spanish language proficiency. Students will select 4-5 courses in: Spanish language, Quechua, history, literature, political science, and culture. Courses are held at the Centro Tinku and are taught by local and US professors. Students will receive an official transcript from the University of Salamanca. Classmates are ISA students.

Minimum Grade Requirement
  • Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.
Minimum Admissions Prerequisites
  • There is no language prerequisite for this program

Course Information
Course Disclaimer
  • Course placement is often based on a placement test administered on-site
  • There may be mandatory prerequisites for some of the courses offered
  • For a specific list of course prerequisites, please refer to the course listing/course descriptions for this program on the ISA website

ELAP + ISA Summer Combo Programs
Internship Information
  • During the final four weeks of the program, students will intern 15-30 hours per week at a host organization
  • Language proficiency for the internship will be determined by a phone interview before acceptance to the program.
  • Placements are arranged prior to arrival in the host country and language requirements vary.
  • Students will develop an ELAP Portfolio throughout the program, documenting their projects, hours, and program activities.
  • Internship placements are coordinated by ELAP, a division of ISA, and have no affiliation with the university.
  • Visit the ELAP website for more information on placement opportunities.


ISA 1112 W. Ben White Blvd. Austin TX. 78704 Tel: 512-480-8522 Fax: 512-480-8866 Email:


Additional Info

Program Costs

The cost for participating in this affiliate program is determined by the provider and the estimate is listed on their website. You are also required to pay a small amount of student fees to NDSU for the term in order to be registered as a full-time student (or 3-6 credits for summer), but NDSU tuition is waived for the time of your participation. You are responsible for the additional costs for the application and course fees, airfare, housing and other living expenses if they are not included in the cost by the provider.

Financial aid and scholarships can be applied toward the costs for this program. See the financial aid and scholarships page for more information. You will be required to pay the program fees due directly to the provider. Check with the provider about payment deadlines and whether you can make adjustments to your deadline based on when your financial aid will be disbursed.

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2015 10/01/2014** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** This program follows a rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.