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  • Locations: Lima, Peru
  • Program Terms: Calendar Year (SH), Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: UW-Eau Claire applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
GPA: 2.50 Language of Instruction: Spanish
Year in School: May apply as first year student; must have at least soph. standing by program begin Academic Pre-requisites: Must successfully complete Spanish 302 prior to departure
Coordinator: Cheryl Lochner-Wright Additional Eligibility: Good academic, conduct & financial standing at UWEC
Program Description:

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Program Summary & Location

The Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru (PUCP), is a private university founded in 1917 and located in Lima, Peru. PUCP is considered a secular institution with Roman Catholic peru photoaffiliation and is ranked among the top institutions of higher learning in Peru. The student body numbers around 22,000 students, with most students studying at the undergraduate level. The 43-acre PUCP campus houses many facilities including a modern library system, sport centers, specialized laboratories, and several university cafeterias.

PUCP provides an opportunity for you to experience direct enrollment at the university as a non-degree student. You will be taking regular university classes with other PUCP students. The program is open to students from all majors. The ideal student will be independent, comfortable with ambiguity, and have completed Spanish 302 or higher.

Students applying to fall semester are encouraged to attend the four-week, summer Field School and take the intensive Spanish track to prepare for semester classes with native Spanish speakers and professors.

PUCP is located in the city of Lima, which was founded in 1535 and is the capital of Peru. It is located in the central coast of the region, on the shores of the Pacific Ocean. Lima houses around 8 million people. The larger "Lima Metropolitan Area" is home to about 10 million people or one third of Peru's population. The city is a architectural mix of Peru's colonial past and its modern industrial present.  From the city, one can see the natural beauty of the coast and the mountains. A great location for those of love the city and nature. 


To learn about eligibility requirements, academic course offerings, how courses transfer back to UW-Eau Claire, and the academic calendar, click the following button:
Academics - Peru: Lima Semester/Year

Student Life

To see more on what resources they provide and special notes on the program, click on the following button: 
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Housing & Meals

PUCP does not have dormitories, but the International Student Exchange Division provides international students with a list of residences and families, which you can contact directly. The university will assist you by providing the list of recommended options but you are ultimately responsible for finding your own housing. peru excursion


By clicking on the following term, you will find more information on program costs. If the term you want to go abroad is not listed, please see the most recent term and add 7% to your estimate to factor in exchange rate fluctuations and tuition increases. Click on the buttons below to view that term's cost estimate. 
Spring 2019   Fall 2019

Learn More & How To Apply

Still have some questions? We have peer advisors for a variety of programs, click here to see if we have one available for this program. If there isn't a peer advisor, the study abroad coordinator would be happy to answer your questions. You can schedule an appointment with a peer advisor or coordinator by calling 715-836-4411. 

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Ready to apply?! Click here to read our application instructions. Then return to this page and click the "Apply Now" button at the top of the page. 

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.