LIMA: ASA – Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola

Lima, Peru

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  • Fall Semester - Mid August - Mid December
  • Spring Semester - Late January - Mid May

Application Deadline

  • Fall Semester - March 15
  • Spring Semester - October 1


Study Abroad Coordinator: Lane Marder (

Students studying at Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola in Lima can choose from a large number of courses, which are all taught in English. These courses are in the departments of Business Administration, Entrepreneurship and Business Development, Finance, Economics, International Business, International Relations, Environmental Management, Law, Marketing, Agro-Industrial Engineering and Agribusiness, Architecture and Urban Planning, Industrial and Commercial Engineering,Information Systems Engineering, Civil Engineering and Real Estate Development, Hospitality Management, Gastronomy and Restaurant Management, Tourism Management, Culinary Arts, Art and Design, Business Psychology, Communications and Spanish Language.

In addition to the courses taught in English, many of the courses are also taught in Spanish for those students who have an advanced level of Spanish fluency.


Students will take four courses from the offerings at San Ignacio de Loyola for a total of 16 NU credits. Courses can be found at

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Host University

The Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola is a bilingual university which has been graduating young entrepreneurs who contribute to the sustainable development of Peru for the past 11 years. The university was created as an innovative option in education, promoting entrepreneurship among the students. All courses are taught in English as the university believes that it will make their graduates better prepared for a competitive labor market. The mission of the university is to produce humanistic, entrepreneurial, leading professionals who conduct research and contribute toward the sustainable development of Peruvian society. The university has campuses in both Cuzco and Lima.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 2 completed terms at NU, one of which may be a summer term
  • GPA of at least 2.5
  • Transfer students and spring admits, please contact OISP for eligibility

Application Procedure

    • Online OISP application
    • Online ASA application

      Northeastern University students should not pay the $150 program deposit at time of application. They should apply online without making a payment and then call ASA to pay the $50 application fee.  The $100 program deposit will be covered by Northeastern University OISP.

      Please submit the following directly to OISP:

    • Official Transcript
    • Photocopy of Passport ID Page
    • Release and Credits Form
    • One Letter of Recommendation is required if GPA is below 3.0
    • 2 passport size photos. You can have passport photos taken at CVS. You must submit official passport photos and notsnapshots or photocopies.
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    Fall 2015 or Spring 2016: $22,660

    Includes: Northeastern University (NU) tuition for 16 NU credits ($22,310), and International Security and Emergency Support ($350). Students are responsible for all other expenses, including housing and other non-academic costs for which they will be billed directly by the program provider or host institution. Students are also responsible for arranging and purchasing their own flights.


    Students will live with a Peruvian host family, which includes 3 meals a day and 1 load of laundry per week.


    The capital and largest city in Peru, Lima is located on the central western coast offering a multitude of adventures and majestic scenery to explore. Dating back 5000 years, Lima is an energetic city rich in history and culture making it Peru's cultural and business center. Lima is also home to many beautiful parks. The Plaza Mayor is the main square in Lima and is considered the "heart of the city" full of Creole flair and beauty. With so many parks, museums, ruins, old mansions, and churches to explore the adventurer will never be bored in this "City of Kings".