Individual Programs

Individual Study Abroad Programs

CEDEI offers various programs tailored to individuals with different needs and interests. Some focus on Spanish language immersion, others on volunteer community service, some on medical Spanish, and others on more intense internship experiences with local organizations. We do our best to create an individual program that suits your interests and specific needs. For more information about the different individual programs, please click on the links below.

Full Immersion Spanish Program (FISP)

  • 1-on-1 Spanish language instruction (20 unaccredited hours per week)
  • Homestay with local family
  • Weekend guided excursions  (weekend day trip)
  • Andean music, art, Ecuadorian cooking and Latin dance classes
  • 2 week minimum, four week max

Spanish Immersion Volunteer Program (SIVP)

  • Volunteer in the community (volunteer placement fee)
  • 1-on-1 Spanish instruction (10 unaccredited hours)
  • Latin dance classes
  • Homestay with local family

Language Tutorials

  • One-on-One Spanish instruction
  • Recommended minimum 20 hours of classes
  • Option to have a homestay with a local family


  • 30-40 hours per week interning with a local organization
  • 4-8 academic credits
  • Minimum 7 weeks, advanced Spanish required

Medical Spanish Program

  • 40 hours of formal classroom study
  • 16 hours of lectures and visits to local health providers
  • 2 weeks of homestay with a local family
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Main Office Location

Administrative Offices: International Programs
Gran Colombia 11-02 y General Torres
Phones: (+5937) 2839003 – (+5937) 2823452 – (+5937) 2843874
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Email: Director of International Programs

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