UMass Boston college tour

Faculty-Led Trip in Colombia and Peru

Led by prof. Gerardo Blanco and Felicia Wilczenski

Graduate students and faculty from UMass Boston traveled to Colombia and Peru for a study abroad university trip that focused on analyzing similarities and differences between higher education in those countries and USA.

  • During the faculty-led trip the group attended seminars and presentations at:
  • Universidad de Los Andes,
  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia,
  • Uniminuto (Corporación Universitaria Minuto de Dios)
  • IEP (Instituto de Estudios Peruanos)

The cultural activities included:

  • Coffee workshop – students learned how to distinguish good coffee beans and different ways of making coffee in Colombia
  • Tour of Bogota – with focus on history of violence, drug cartels and FARQ paramilitary organization.
  • Cooking class in Lima
  • Historic tour of Lima with focus on colonial times
  • Tour of Cuzco
  • Tour of Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu

UMASS Boston Faculty- led trip in photos

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Attention!

1. Deposit and final payment are final and non-refundable. We recommend purchasing trip cancellation insurance in order to protect your trip.

2. Cuban insurance is automatically included in every flight ticket to Cuba.

3. We reserve the right to cancel the trips due to reasons that do not depend on us like natural disasters etc. In such case we will refund all payments.

Send request

Receive confirmation and registration forms

Send completed form and $500 deposit

You are ready to go!

Complete the form

Attention!

1. Deposit and final payment are final and non-refundable. We recommend purchasing trip cancellation insurance in order to protect your trip.

2. Cuban insurance is automatically included in every flight ticket to Cuba.

3. We reserve the right to cancel the trips due to reasons that do not depend on us like natural disasters etc. In such case we will refund all payments.

Send request

Receive confirmation and registration forms

Send completed form and $500 deposit

You are ready to go!

Complete the form

Attention!

1. Deposit and final payment are final and non-refundable. We recommend purchasing trip cancellation insurance in order to protect your trip.

2. Cuban insurance is automatically included in every flight ticket to Cuba.

3. We reserve the right to cancel the trips due to reasons that do not depend on us like natural disasters etc. In such case we will refund all payments.

Send request to book your spot
You will receive registration forms, waivers and invoice
Send all forms and pay the deposit

You are ready to go!

Complete the form

Attention!

1. In order to register students must send registration form, waivers, copy of US health insurance and passport.
Waiver and rules must be signed by student and parent or school official.

2. All payments are final and non-refundable.