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Culture, Language, and Child Development in Ecuador

Quito, Ecuador

Living Arrangements


  • Local homestays 
  • Housing arrangements are subject to change based on local circumstances without prior notice. No price adjustments are possible.


Meals that are included:

  • Homestays will include three meals per day

Classroom and Computer Access

  • Classroom will be set-up in a seminar style 
  • Students will have access to the library and computer lab at the local IES Abroad Center on a shared basis with other students at the Center
  • The IES Abroad Quito Center is equipped with wireless Internet for students who bring laptop computers
  • Wireless access may be intermittent due to local conditions. No refunds or price adjustments are possible.


  • Airport pick up and drop off at beginning and end of program


  • All students must have mobile phones that function
  • It is the responsibility of each student to acquire, either in the host country or in the US, a cellular phone for safety purposes

Insurance, Health, and Safety

  • 24-hr emergency support
  • Accident and Sickness Insurnace provided by CISI
  • All students must register for UC travel insurance. This is free coverage, but registration is required prior to departure.

Get in touch with UCSD Global Seminars

Study Abroad UC San Diego
University Center 409
9500 Gilman Drive #0095
La Jolla, California 92093-0095
Phone: (858) 534-1123
Email: globalseminar@ucsd.edu
VAC: http://vac.ucsd.edu

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