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

How to Apply

Application Procedures

Before you complete the attached application form, please read the following:

  •  The application process will be online and starts on December 1, 2016.
  • Application deadline: May 6, 2017.

A complete application file will include the following items:

  • Application form ::
  • Liability form ::
  • Medical form ::
  • Copy of an international accident and health insurance
  • Letter of recommendation (by mail or email)
  • Official transcripts (2.5 minimum GPA)
  • One wallet size photo
  • Non-refundable application fee of US$150.00

Admission Procedures

Applications will be evaluated upon reception. This procedure will take one week. Students will be contacted by email regarding their admission.


All participants will need a valid passport (at least 6 months when entering to Peru). Details on pre-departure requirements will be included in your letter of admission.

Mail your application materials to:

Alejandra Ramírez
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
Academic Office of Institutional Affairs
Field School Program in Peru
Avenida Universitaria 1801
San Miguel. Apartado Postal 1761
Lima – Perú

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Syllabus 2016

PUCP Mining Engineering School


Lima and Huaraz (Cordillera Blanca, Ancash)


12 days

Session Dates

July 9th to July 20th



6 credits

Language of Instruction



Fabian Drenkhan, Diploma (M.Sc.) in Physical Geography by University of Stuttgart, Germany.

Martín Timaná, Ph.D. in Plant Biology from the University of Texas at Austin, USA.