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Peru International Engagement in Agriculture

Program Details

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Program Type Departmental
Program Location Lima, Cusco, Peru
Course # SA 21266
Duration Winter Break
Upcoming Program Dates
Winter Flex 2023 12/27/23 to 01/07/24

Program Leader
Purdue University
Rm 104 Agriculture Administration Building (AGAD)
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-1168

Phone: 765-494-6876
Fax: 765-494-9613
Email: AgAbroad@purdue.edu
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Please Note: Programs may be altered or adapted with little notice

Program Description

Students in Peru with a llama



  • Peru | December 27, 2023 to January 7, 2024
  • Credits: ASEC or BTNY 43110 - a total of 3 credits
  • Cost: $3200 includes accommodation, some meals, in country transportation, activities

Callout: September 6, 2023 in Lilly 1-436 @ 5:00 pm

Using established partner relationships, students will work with international partners to address identified challenges to learn the principles of extension methodology and sustainable community development by integrating their discipline knowledge and technical skills from previous courses. Students will also learn the intercultural communication, market analysis, project design and planning, business planning and business ventures, and cultural factors affecting community food security while they work in bi-national teams. Some key objectives are to strengthen learning, literacy, and life skills of Peruvian and Purdue students through mutually beneficial engagement to improve lives and livelihoods. Students will also be required to register for a preparation 8 week seminar fall 2023 (2nd half of semester) and an 8 week post course spring 2024. Students will earn a total of three academic credits for this experience.

Three-course sequence (3 credit total)

  • ASEC or BTNY 43100 Planning for International Engagement Methods – cr. 1
    1. Wednesdays, 1:30-3:20, LILY 3-102
    2. 8 weeks, 2nd half of Fall 2023 semester
  • SA Winter Flex Peru (ASEC or BTNY 43110 International Engagement Methods and Food Security) – cr. 1
  • ASEC or BTNY 43120 Evaluating International Engagement Methods – cr. 1
    • Wednesdays, 1:30-3:20, LILY 3-102
                     Approved Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Capstone course
                     Three credits of International Understanding for the College of Agriculture







Program Cost

Students pursuing program participation accept financial responsibility. Purdue will take measures to mitigate financial risks, although will not be liable for loss.

Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

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