Ecuador: Comparative Ecology & Conservation
Sponsor: School for International Training (SIT)
Location: Quito, Ecuador
Description:Through this interdisciplinary program, students complete an independent study project and learn about the diverse ecological zones of Ecuador, major plant and animal adaptations in each zone, appropriate uses for natural resources, current environmental issues and management practices, as well as Ecuadorian life and culture. Classes are taught in Spanish.
- Spanish majors and minors must discuss their study abroad plans with a departmental adviser.
- Review important information and advice about conducting academic Research Abroad.
To apply, Northwestern students must:
- Complete an NU Study Abroad Application by the appropriate deadline
- Complete an SIT application by the program's deadline
Language Requirements:2 years (completion of Spanish 121-3 or 125) or the equivalent of college-level Spanish.
Housing:Urban and rural home stays, hostels and hotels.
Fall 2013: $22,690
Billed by Northwestern: $20,300
- Tuition: $15,340
- Room & board: $2,520
- SAAF: $2,440
Estimated additional costs: $2,390
- Airfare: $1,080
- Books & supplies: $70
- Personal expenses: $1,000
- Visa: $100
- HTH: $140