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MSID—International Development in Ecuador

MSID—International Development in Ecuador — Snapshot

Program Details

Experience contemporary Ecuadorian culture—a blend of indigenous and Spanish colonial—while improving your Spanish language skills. You’ll also contribute through an internship or research project with a nonprofit organization while you are there. Explore the complex realities around issues such as environment, globalization, public health, and social justice.

Location Quito and other locations, Ecuador
Term Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Academic Year
Housing Homestay
Credit Type Resident Credit
Sponsor Learning Abroad Center

Program Eligibility

GPA 2.5
Student Type UofM Students, Non UofM Students
Student Year Juniors, Seniors, Graduate Students
Language Minimum 4 semesters college-level Spanish


On-Site Guide Program Orientation Visa Information Program Resources

I-UROP Scholarship

University of Minnesota students participating in a research project on this program may be eligible for the International Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Scholarship

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