Study Abroad
Short-Term Programs

Following the Inca Trail in Cusco, Peru


March 11 - March 18, 2017

An in-service program in Cusco where students teach English to Quechua children at a local elementary school and visit the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. Latin American Studies in partnership with the Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola is offering a Spring Break program in Cusco, Peru. Students will be introduced to the history, culture, language, biodiversity and future perspectives of Peru and the Latin American realm. This program will include two days of service learning activities at... Read More

Explore the Yucatan: Mayan Ruins in Merida, Mexico


March 11 - March 18, 2017

Explore the Mayan ruins at various archeological sites including the UNESCO World Heritage Centre at Chichen-Itza. Director: Beatriz Reyes-Foster, UCF... Read More

Cuban History and Culture


May 05 - May 14, 2017

May 5 – 14, 2017 A ten-day program in Cuba hosted by the University of Cienfuegos.  Students experience the culture of this island and learn more about its... Read More

Conversational Spanish in Nerja, Spain


June 12 - June 23, 2017

An intensive two week Spanish language program in Nerja, Spain with an optional weekend tour of northern Morocco.  As an enhancement to the Spanish Language curriculum, this study abroad program is for students interested in a Spanish Language and Culture program in the quaint city of Nerja, Spain, which is located in southern Spain on the Mediterranean Sea. This program offers students a unique opportunity for full linguistic and cultural immersion intended to develop their Spanish... Read More

Spanish Heritage Program in Nerja, Spain


June 12 - June 23, 2017

An interdisciplinary program that improves the language skills of native heritage speakers of Spanish in the lovely seaside town of Nerja on the Mediterrean. The Spanish Heritage Language Program is intended for heritage speakers, who were raised in a home where Spanish was spoken. This program was designed to improve the Spanish language skills of heritage speakers and for students to learn and experience their cultural heritage. The Spanish Heritage program is housed at the Escuela de... Read More

Casa Thomas Jefferson, TESOL Practicum in Brazil


Under Development -

Director: Keith Folse, UCF Modern Languages & Literatures Keep an eye on this page for more... Read More

Internship Programs

EducationUSA in Cusco, Peru


“My internship was in connection with a company called Education USA. The office is hosted in an English school called Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano Cusco, or ICPNAC. Education USA provides advising and support for students who wish to study abroad in the United States at any level of higher education. I spent my time tutoring students for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam, helping students through their application processes to universities, tutoring groups... Read More