Field School Program in Peru
CHOOSE YOUR FIELD OF RESEARCH:

ENGINEERING

Ecological Engineering in Cuzco

Learn about green productive technologies used to take advantage of local resources in a jungle ecosystem.

Structural Diagnosis of Archaeological Monumental

Get familiar with non-destructive experimental techniques, and learn the application of a number of technologies including drones, laser scanners, ground penetrating radars, and vibration transducers.

ARCHEOLOGICAL RESEARCH AND TRAINING IN SAN JOSE DE MORO

San José de Moro is a moche cementery and ceremonial center on the Peruvian coast. What can you study at SJM?

Bioarchaeology in San Jose de Moro

Improve your knowledge and skills regarding the interpretation of archaeological and forensic remains with one of the largest collections of burials in Peru.

Archaeology in San Jose de Moro

Live a unique experience of taking part of the research process at one of the most complex and important archaeological sites on the Peruvian coast.

SOCIAL STUDIES

Indigenous Rights and Legal Pluralism

Learn about the issues and struggles of peoples directly to enforce its rights of self-determination, territory and autonomy in the rise of gold mining.

Ethnomusicology in Cuzco

Approach the andean culture through its music and its ceremonial and ritual contexts visiting the Sacred Valley of the Incas

LANGUAGES

Amazonian Linguistic Summer School

Visit a native community located in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest to study the Kakataibo, a Panoan language spoken in the Peruvian regions of Huánuco and Ucayali.

Spanish Language and Peruvian studies

Learn spanish as a second language and discover the Peruvian culture.

Architecture and Archaeological Monumental

Tradition, Architecture and Territory in Viceroyal Peru

Achieve a better understanding of Peruvian architecture during Viceroyal times and how it clashed and mixed in turn with the ancient architectural and territorial transformations of the indigenous people already in the region.

Structural Diagnosis of Archaeological Monumental

Get familiar with non-destructive experimental techniques, and learn the application of a number of technologies including drones, laser scanners, ground penetrating radars, and vibration transducers.

FIELD TRIPS

Biodiversity, Water Resources and Climate Change Impacts in the Tropical Andes of Peru

o "Learn about the principal drivers determining biodiversity and actual challenges of changing ecosystems at the Pacific coast and in the tropical Andes of Peru.

Introduction to Fluvial Geomorphology, Precipitation and Drainage Patterns of The Upper Amazon System

Learn about the morphodynamics of the river located at the upper Amazon catchment (e.g. meandering, anabranching rivers), and the expected changes on these rivers morphodynamic patterns based on global models

Sustainable Development

Learn the basic concepts of sustainability and sustainable development, how energy and water are used in Peru, in both urban and rural areas, and the link between economic advancement and energy consumption in the globe.

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