Courses are academic classes taught by qualified instructors that are intended to enhance participant’s knowledge of a given area or training in a particular discipline. Courses vary broadly in terms of length, size, content and duration.
A Spanish language course teaches students to speak the language, as well to write and read it. It allows students to learn how to converse in social and business interactions and teaches about the Spanish speaking countries' culture as well.
Some of the oldest universities in the Americas are located in Ecuador, providing students with access to educational opportunities grounded in history. At the same time, Ecuador has made notable strides in the innovation of technology. Students of science, mathematics, and technology may find studies in this country particularly rewarding.
Students in the Semester in Ecuador Program have the opportunity to learn, practice and perfect their Spanish language skills during their time at UEES. We offer six leve
What Can I Study?
International students are permitted to take a maximum of 5 courses (15 credits) per semester. These can be made up in any one of the following 4 ways – Studies in English, Spanish Language Classes, Studies in Spanish, Service Learning – but a combination of some or all is usual.
Studies in english
A wide range of subjects at UEES are taught in English, enabling international students that do not have a high proficiency in Spanish to keep on track with their majors while also working on their language skills. While the largest selection of courses are in the areas of Business, Finance and Marketing, there is sufficient choice to enable students of most disciplines to take a full-time load for a semester or academic year....
If you’re interested in improving your Spanish language skills, this program offers you the opportunity to rapidly strengthen your Spanish through a rigorous language cou
With a population of nearly 1.6 million people, Quito is a vibrant and modern city that is famous for its beautiful colonial Spanish architecture. It is also the capital of Ecuador—one of the most biologically varied countries in the world. Come to Quito and immerse yourself in the local language and cultures as you focus your studies on Ecuador’s ecological and ethnic diversity and the challenges of development.
If you’re interested in improving your Spanish language skills, this program offers you the opportunity to rapidly strengthen your Spanish through a rigorous language course taught by IES Abroad. You select the remainder of your courses from options available at IES Abroad and one of the most distinguished universities in Ecuador, Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ). You can also enroll in a service learning placement during your time in Quito, which will help you understand the city’s social issues first-hand....