Cultural Immersion Program: University of Northern Iowa students and faculty visited USIL in Lima and the Cusco International Extension Center

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.

From May 12th to 26th, fourteen students and a professor from University of Northern Iowa in the United States participated in  the Cultural Immersion Program, which was carried out  in USIL and the Cusco Extension Center. This program included conferences, excursions and practical activities focused on providing a full immersion into the Peruvian, culture, customs and history.

The program included as well, Academic visits to relevant locations in Lima and Cusco, in order to enrich and enhance the experience of the international students. Among these places they visited the Historic Center of Cusco, the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, and many others. The students participated actively in Service Learning activities as part of the Community development project in the Occopata Community.