Your semester abroad with Inside Peru
If you plan to spend part of your studies at a Peruvian university, we are the right contact for you. INSIDE PERU has an academic cooperation with the prestigious Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola. You are looking for a summer course, a semester or a whole year abroad? With its international focus, excellent teaching and modern facilities the private Universidad San ignacio de Loyola is the perfect choice for your experience abroad. We support you preparing your stay in Peru and are your reliable contact on-site. Thanks to our agreement with the Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola, the costs for your studies in Peru are much Iower if you book with INSIDE PERU; plus, you get all our exclusive service!
Study in Peru
There are about 100 public and private universities in Peru. Most of them are located in the capital Lima, but it’s also possible to study in other Peruvian regions. Quality and offers differ quite a lot though. Many universities are specialized on some few careers or are only known for good academic quality on some fields. Private universities charge enrollment fees and the amount depends on the reputation of the institution.
Being an exchange student at the Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola
INSIDE PERU offers you academic placement at the private Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (USIL). The USIL receives guest students from many different universities worldwide. There are agreements with many universities on double degrees and academic exchange. International students usually visit the Campus in Lima for one or two semesters. In fact there are many good reasons to study at the Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola - in addition to new knowledge and the exciting exchange with lecturers and fellow students you will also gain important international experience during your stay at the USIL. Last but not least you'll have the unique oportunity to discover an amazing country with abundant nature, cultural heritage and culinary tradition.
The modern university offers amply classrooms with multimedia equipment and areas for interactice learning on two campuses in Lima. On Campus II you'll find the graduate school, the business centre, the Training Centre PYMES and other institutions designed for offering high quality education. On Campus you'll find the first teaching restaurant in Peru, Restaurante Don Ignacio.
Leisure time facilities
The rich academical offers are accompanied by a broad range of leisure facilities. The USIL owns a 25,000 square metre recreation centre in the beautiful place Huachipa outside of Lima, where students organise competitions, events and festivals.
USIL’s central library possesses a modern electronical catalogue- and archiving system, fully accesible via Internet. It also comes with a virtual library persisting of several data bases.
Entering the professional world
USIL’s students and graduates receive a comprehensive consultant service to facilitate the entrance to prestigious national and international companies.
Quality of science
The Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola constantly encourages a culture of quality and excellence among deans, professors and all the academic staff. A continuous process of quality management assures an optimal mutual knowledge transfer.
Education tailored to personal and indivdual needs
The USIL runs an Open Door Policy. All students have constantly access to the whole staff of the University, from teachers and administrative staff members to the University Directorate. As a student at the USIL you receive a close and personal mentoring during your whole stay.
A modern health care centre, located on the University Campus, is at disposal to all USIL students. It also offers psychological assistance.
USIL International Center Cusco
The Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola offers the Spanish Immersion Program for international students in Cusco. It combines intensive Spanish Courses with a broad range of cultural and leisure activities. As a USIL student you not only learn Spanish in Cusco but also discover the famous historical places around the city, including Machu Picchu.
The program is very flexible and designed for individual needs of the participants. The international students are accommodated in the comfortable and well-equipped university’s own Casa de Don Ignacio in Cusco.
Students can also participate in the Rainforest Workshop and visit the Manu National Park. The Parque Nacional del Manu extends to more than 2 million hectare and harbours a unique diversity of species.
All participants of the USIL programs get a close mentoring during their whole stay and learn and live in comfortable and safe places.
The USIL International Center possesses computer rooms, a library and comfortable, well-equipped class rooms in the midst of historical Inka and Spanish architecture.
The Center is located in a quiet residencial area with many Cafes and shops. The centric main plaza and the train station with trains leaving to Macchu Picchu are in a close walking distance.