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IES Abroad in Quito: Environmental Studies

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Program Information


Galapagos Islands, Ecuador; Quito, Ecuador




English, Spanish

Minimum Language Requirement


Areas of Focus

Social Sciences, STEM




As one of the most ecologically diverse countries on the planet, Ecuador offers a wealth of flora and fauna that attract biologists, botanists, and environmentalists from around the world. Based in Quito and featuring three weeks of course-related trips in the Galápagos Islands, this program allows you to study issues of environmental management and preservation, while exploring Ecuador’s rich ecology. The program is organized in cooperation with the Galápagos Academic Institute for the Arts and Sciences (GAIAS) and the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ). 


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Detailed information about this program, including courses, housing, and fees, is available on the program website.

In order to study abroad for credit, you must complete two applications. You will need to both apply to your program for admission (via the program website) and apply to Yale for approval to receive credit.

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Students enroll in three courses, but must select two of the three to transfer for credit to the Yale transcript.