Study abroad in Ecuador to experience its fascinating cultural heritage, breathtaking natural beauty and vibrant culture! Stretching from the Amazon to the Andes, Ecuador’s astounding biodiversity encompasses the Galapagos Islands, famed for their unique species and for their historic role in inspiring Darwin’s groundbreaking Theory of Evolution. Ecuador was once part of the Incan Empire, and you can see its intriguing history in its multiple UNESCO World Heritage sites.
The history of Ecuador’s universities is equally rich, as some date back as far as the 17th century. Ecuadorean universities can now boast a gradually growing reputation for science, technology, and engineering. Public universities are free, although private universities still require tuition fees. As an international student, you’ll also be eligible for multiple bursaries and scholarships from the Ecuadorean government, making it an attractive option for studying abroad. Ecuadorean university courses are taught in Spanish, giving you an opportunity to increase your proficiency in Spanish.
Ecuadorean culture is a vibrant blend of indigenous, European, and African cultures, and Ecuadoreans place great emphasis on cuisine - your stay is sure to be saturated with delicious flavours!