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


The program accepts graduate and undergraduate students of Geography, Geology, Biology, Environmental Studies and related fields.

No previous fieldwork experience is required. Spanish is not required, since most activities are conducted in English. Nonetheless, it is recommended to be able to understand and speak some basic Spanish as communication even with local people might be important and desirable.

An International Student Identity Card (ISIC), laptops and a copy of international accident and health insurance (extensive coverage) are required.

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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.