Study Abroad

Programs in Latin America

Generally considered to be the regions south of the United States, Latin America accounts for close to 15% of the Earth's landmass.  With over 20 countries in  continental America -- and almost as many in the Caribbean -- its a region of incredible diversity.While we tend to think of the counties in Latin America as Spanish-speaking, that isn't the only language.  Portuguese is spoken in Brazil, the largest and most populous Latin American country, and French is spoken in parts of a Caribbean. And then there are the indigenous languages -- Quechue, Nahautl, Aymara, and Guaraní, to name but a few.

Geographically, the region is home to world's largest river by volume (the Amazon River), the highest waterfall (Angel Falls in Venezuela), the longest mountain range (the Andes), the largest rainforest (the Amazon Rainforest) and the driest place on earth (the Atacama Desert). 

Who says you have to cross the ocean to study abroad?


 

Patagonia of Chile
Photo: J. Fahey, Chile 2011

 

 

Argentina

Bolivia

Bonaire, S. Caribbean    

Brazil

 

Chile

Iguana
IPhoto: A. Nord, Galápagos Islands 2011

Costa Rica

Cuba

Dominican Republic  

Ecuador

Mexico

Argentine Food
Photo: K. Walin, Argentina 2011

 

Nicaragua              

 

 

Panama

 

 

Peru