The San Ignacio de Loyola Organization has a decentralization strategy for the purpose of providing an education based on extensive knowledge of our country. For this reason, during the early months of the year 2010, it refurbished the pre-Hispanic and colonial structures of a building located in the historic center of the city of Cusco.
On April 15, 2010, the founding president of the organization, Raúl Diez Canseco Terry, officially opened the USIL Cusco Extension Center during a ceremony attended by the city’s authorities and well-known personalities. Since then, the center has offered different academic programs aimed at satisfying the needs of the city, neighboring regions and nearby countries.
The Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola Cusco Extension Center gives young entrepreneurs from all over the world the opportunity to take important courses, in addition to learning about the traditions and historical legacy of the imperial city.
Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola offers the international Semester in Cusco program. In this program, international students can register for a regular semester, which lasts 5 months. This is a wonderful opportunity to study and live in Cusco, the best known and most important city in South America, and to visit Machu Picchu, one of the Seven New Wonders of the World.
The Semester in Cusco program is held at the USIL International Extension Center, where courses are taught in Spanish and English.
Our students are able to take 5 of the following courses in the program:
In the city of Cuzco, international students take courses at our International Extension Center and live at our university residence, La Casa Don Ignacio. Students can take a number of courses, some of which are taught in English and others in Spanish. For example, there are courses related to the history of the Incas, the contemporary culture of our country and South America, techniques for taking photos in the top tourist destination among South American cities, among other subjects. Students are required to take a Spanish test to determine whether their level is beginner, intermediate or advanced.
Around thirteen international from USIL participated in the Academic Field Trip to Cusco, which allowed them to travel to historic city of Cusco, at the heart of the Inca Empire, and learn more about its history through cultural and academic activities.
USIL, committed to providing the best education to its students, has within its institutional pillars Globalization, which is evidenced in its more than 270 international alliances and the presence of our university in the world.
Thirteen students from the University of Central Florida (UCF) will be part of the Intercultural Psychology Program, the students will study in Lima and Cusco. The program is focused on Psychology and will revolve around the components of cultural immersion, service learning and academic excursio
USIL, through the Vice Presidency of International Relations, offers many educational and cultural programs to both the USIL community and students from our partner universities, that make up the 270 strategic alliances.
Through the Vice Presidency of International Relations, USIL provides various programs tailored to its international partners, which are part of the more than 270 strategic alliances.
Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola educates students to become high quality professionals capable of competing globally, this is done through its 270 international alliances, which not only allow USIL students to enjoy their benefits, but also students from other countries to live and study in Per
The first group of students from the College of Hospitality Management, Tourism Administration and Gastronomy flew to Dubai on September 4 for a three-month exchange at The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM). The students will take courses for their major in English, following which they will be able to apply for a 3-month internship at one of the hotels or companies in the group.
From August 13 to 22, 11 students from the USIL Green Program visited the university’s Extension Center in the city of Cusco to participate in academic activities as part of the Water Resource Management and Sustainable Practices course. These students from the United States visited different s related to renewable energy management and good practices in environmental management.
Are you fluent in a language other than Spanish? Are you interested in serving and helping others? Would you like to let the world know about the best Peru has to offer? Maybe you don’t know it yet, but you could join the USIL Ambassadors.
In line with our slogan, the Office of the Vice President of International Relations has achieved an increase in the number of USIL students registered to participate in foreign academic exchange programs during the 2015-02 semester.
With great expectation and excitement, more than 120 international students who will be attending USIL this semester were welcomed by the team from the Office of the Vice President of International Relations at a welcome ceremony held on Monday, August 10 on the USIL Fernando Belaunde Terry Campu
Every year, the number of USIL students who go to universities abroad for academic exchanges increases.
The founding president of Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (USIL), Raúl Diez Canseco Terry, participated in the Global New Fortune Forum, held on June 5 in Hangzhou, China.
A delegation of USIL international students, who are currently attending classes at the university’s Extension Center in Cusco, participated in this year’s parade held on June 23, the anniversary of the Imperial City.
The San Ignacio de Loyola Organization operates in Peru, the USA and Paraguay, and has plans to begin operations in Panama in the near future.
This year, Coloring Dreams was launched.