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  • Locations: Bellingham, Washington, United States; Cordillera Blanca, Peru;
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2017 05/21/2017
Rolling Admission 06/12/2017 07/21/2017

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Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Global Learning Faculty-led Language Prerequisite: No
Fields of Study:
Ecology Housing Options: Other
Minimum GPA:
Program Description:
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Global Learning Program:

Peru - Ecology in the Peruvian Andes

Join us in the Cordillera Blanca mountains of Peru for a summer of learning and adventure! This part of the Andes has over 30 mountains that are taller than 20,000 feet and it is one of the most beautiful places on Earth. We will spend 5 weeks backpacking, camping, learning, and working on research projects from June 19 -July 21.  We will be camping in the National Park (with pack animals and local cooks), visiting ruins, and exploring glaciers. Join us for a grand adventure.  


ESCI or ENVS 498D, 10 credits
Syllabi: ESCI 498D: Mountain Research in Peru: Peru_17_Syllabus.pdf

Course Highlights:

  • Visiting Lima
  • Hiking in the Andes
  • Visiting local villages
  • Exploring ruins
  • Mountain lakes and waterfalls
  • Sampling glaciers


Program Dates: June 12 - July 21
Travel Dates: June 19 - July 21

Program Itinerary: Full 2017 Schedule.pdf

Peru Class Details.pdf


John All
Phone: (360) 650-7630
Office: ES 321

John Tuxill
Phone: (360) 650-4435
Office: FA320A

This program is currently not accepting applications.