The international student exchange office of the prestigious Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP) is proud to present the available courses for international students for Spring Term 2021 (February – April), in conjunction with EdOdyssey’s Virtual Study Abroad Program.
This program offers students the opportunity to authentically explore and learn about Peruvian culture while earning university credits from PUCP, from anywhere in the world! Choose from a selection of courses taught by PUCP professors.
Additionally, all students will participate in fun, weekly cultural modules supported by our local, bilingual and bicultural team to gain a deep insight into Peruvian culture and history through guest speakers, group discussion, a cooking lesson and more.
This passport-free program centers around two equally important aspects:
This course aims to present an overview of the history of Peru, from the Pre-Columbian Period to the present day.
It presents a broad outline of Peru’s political and economic development while focusing essentially on Peruvian culture, with particular regard to its Andean heritage.
This course contributes with reflection that focuses on the reality of Indigenous people, and above, an aim to recognize the possibilities of an adequate exercise of the collective rights of indigenous people. The program will have a global perspective and it will also center on Peru.
The course focuses on traditional medicine and indigenous medicinal systems and their interaction with contemporary medical practices and policies in the Andean region.The course will cover issues of public health, medical practice and public policies (both: State and NGO) in relation to Peru and the Andean region in particular.
This course analyzes the origins, social responses, state responses, and consequences of the major epidemics and pandemics that have occurred in modern history.
The course will have a global perspective and will pay special attention to Peru.
This program offers two Spanish language courses:
Both courses include grammar and conversation practice, and focus on improving the four main areas of language skills – listening, speaking, reading, and writing.