International Studies Office
Universidad Antonio Ruiz de Montoya
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Summer Session Costs

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The estimated program cost is announced separatedly. Please note that due to possible changes in exchange rates and in the cost of some included services, all prices are subject to change. The program fee covers the following items:


1. Non-refundable application fee.

2. Airfare from Washington DC to Lima and back

3. Reception at the Lima airport and transportation to local housing.

4. Initial two-day, one-night excursion with the group and Program Directors.

5. Tuition, maximum of 9 credits, including most course materials.

6. Accommodation with a local family including all meals except in-session    weekday lunches.

7. Lunch Monday through Friday at the Universidad Antonio Ruiz de Montoya.

8. Trip to and from Tarma; accommodation, meals, and all course-related excursions and visits while in Tarma.

9. Excursions and cultural activities organized by the Universidad Ruiz de Montoya.

10. Two copies of transcripts available the term after the session.

11. Administrative fee.

The program fee does not include insurance, incidentals, the cost of acquiring a valid passport, airport taxes, or the cost of non-program excursions, extra curricular activities or the optional excursion to Cusco and Machu Picchu.
Though the Universidad Ruiz de Montoya has an agreement with the nearby Clínica Stella Maris offering basic and emergency services, students are responsible for their health insurance coverage while abroad and in the program. Students are most strongly advised to inquire with their health insurance providers and to make sure that they are adequately covered while in Perú. Students are also strongly advised to obtain travel insurance covering them against loss of personal property while in Perú.
The UVA Education Abroad Withdrawal and Refund Policy is available at under "forms and policies" for reference.
The total cost of the optional excursion to Cusco and Machu Picchu, including lodging and breakfasts, some other meals, all tours and airfares is announced separatedly. Please note that prices may change depending on the cost of air fares and of other services.

Summer Session dates are:

Monday May 24th to Sunday July 4th 2010

Monday May 23rd to Sunday July 3rd 2011

Monday May 21st to Sunday July 1st 2012

Summer Session applicants please apply with all required documents (see the Application Procedure section below) by March 1st. Please address all inquiries and send all mail to:


UVa Program in Perú

c/o International Studies Office, 200 Minor Hall

P.O. Box 400165

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA 22904-4165



MBC students please note: Mary Baldwin College students should contact Dr. Ivy Arbulú (; Carpenter/Academic 215) regarding application to the program.


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Last modified on January, 2010.