UPC’s Summer School

General

Program Description

UPC’s comprehensive international programs offer students the possibility of attaining hands-on experience through accredited classroom education, culturally significant excursions, service - learning, joint research, and/or unique internship opportunities.

SUMMER TERM IN PERU

Our Summer Program offers students the opportunity to enroll in specialized courses as related to their fields of study. Student learning takes place in unique and exciting settings and is guided by professional instruction, in English, from experts from various disciplines related to tourism, architecture, business, communications and journalism, fashion design, gastronomy, music, photography, among others. Since valuable learning takes place both inside and outside of the classroom, UPC offers robust array of optional fee-based trips, including but not limited to: Machu-Picchu, Cusco, the Nazca Lines, Historical and Natural Reserves, the Amazon Jungle, and more, all of which are available during weekends. To maintain the academic integrity of these optional excursions, all optional activities include an academic component led by experts in the respective field of study.

COURSE OPTIONS*

- Conservation in the Peruvian Amazon Basin - Contemporary Peruvian History - Doing Business in Peru - Engineering: Project Peru - Musical Techniques and Fusion - Peruvian Drums and Percussion - Peruvian 360° Gastronomy - Peruvian History: 20th Century - Peruvian Literature - Sustainable Development and Service Learning - Peruvian Textiles: Fashion and Design Examples courses:

  • Peruvian History 20th Century
  • Peruvian Literature
  • Peru 360° Gastronomy

*All courses available upon demand; please contact UPC’s international office (internationaloffice@upc.pe) to learn more about course availability and enriching custom short-term program offerings.

Last updated May 2018

About the School

Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) was founded in 1994 as a leading educational institution based on excellence and innovation that aims to train future professionals who will be leaders ... Read More

Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) was founded in 1994 as a leading educational institution based on excellence and innovation that aims to train future professionals who will be leaders of change. It offers 40 undergraduate programs within the schools of Hospitality and Tourism Administration, Architecture, Contemporary Arts, Health Sciences, Human Sciences, Communications, Law, Design, Economics, Education, Engineering, Business and Psychology. Furthermore, UPC offers 20 current graduate programs. Read less