Department of Languages & Philosophy

Spanish Language Study Abroad Programs

Spanish Internship & Language Immersion in Cuzco, Peru June 9 – July 7, 2018

Video created by McKayla Heaton, SUU Student, “Cusco Study Abroad”, Maymester 2017

Program Highlights

  • Live, study, and intern in Cuzco, the historic capital of the Inca Empire and a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Gain practical and meaningful global work experience while improving your Spanish Proficiency
  • Earn up to 7 credit (to fulfill G.E. requirements, complete Spanish major/minor credits, and/or use as an EDGE Project)
  • Visit Machu Picchu (includes train ride and overnight stay)
  • Explore the vibrant city of Cuzco and the beautiful Sacred Valley region: visit pre-Columbian sites, Spanish colonial buildings, local markets, hiking trails, restaurants, and museums
  • Enjoy Cuzco’s most important festival, Inti Raymi (Festival of the Sun)
  • Eat amazing food in one of the world’s best culinary destinations

Program Cost

  • $3155 --- includes tuition (6-7 credits), custom internship placement, excursions (including an overnight trip to Machu Picchu), housing, meals (3/day), and airport pickup.
  • Application and Deposit ($500) deadline January 16, 2018
  • Final Payment deadline March 15, 2018

For more information contact the program director: Dr. Iliana Portaro.

SUU Learning Abroad application

Exchange Programs for Spanish Majors

Central America

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Puerto Rico, USA

Choose from among 10 universities in Puerto Rico on the National Student Exchange program.

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Universidad de Monterrey: Study at one of the best private universities in northern Mexico.

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Costa Rica

Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología: Offering a range of programs, ULACIT is a highly ranked private university in San José.

South America

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Universidad de Buenos Aires (School of Agriculture): UBA is ranked among the top 10 best universities in Latin America.

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Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción: UCSC students enjoy a range of outdoor activities and a lively art scene in Concepción, "the university capital of the south."

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Intern Abroad HQ: A new partner with SUU, Intern Abroad HQ offers a variety of internships, intensive Spanish-language classes, and homestay with local Cusco families.


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Universitat Internacional de Catalunya: Live in the heart of Barcelona while you study at UIC.

Universidad de Jaén: Surrounded by olive groves, UJA is a highly ranked university in Andalusia.

Universidad de Murcia: Study alongside 1,000 international students and 30,000 Spaniards at UM.

Universidad Pontificia Comillas: UPC is located in Madrid, one of the most culturally rich and architecturally spectacular capital cities in the world.