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Cusco, Peru: ENGR 3000: Global Leadership for Engineers

Photo of Macchu PicchuJoin us for an Engineering Humanities/Social Science course in beautiful Peru! Experience Peru’s rich history and culture while gaining engineering skills in the capital of the Incan Empire.

Program Description

Earn three credit hours of ENGR 3000 Global Leadership for Engineers for the Spring 2018 Semester. Open to all engineering departments, STEM majors, UM Systems students, and SEC students. (Limit 30 students total. First come, first serve.)

Students will spend one week in the capital city of Lima receiving lectures and visiting Engineering and science-based companies; with the second week of adventures based in Lima where students will have be involved in global service learning as well as receive historic and cultural site visits, including Macchu Picchu!

All students are required to participate in a 6-week pre-departure course that will begin the first week of November. Additional details on the pre-departure class dates and times will be established once the applications are finalized.

Course will be taught in English. Survival Spanish language sessions will be offered during pre-departure class.

No course prerequisites. Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA in order to participate in the program.

Registration deadline: October 13, 2017

Program Dates

December 29, 2017-January 12, 2018
*Students will depart Missouri for Peru on December 29th and return to the United States on January 12th.


Lima, Peru
Cusco, Peru

Course Instructors


  • Program Fee: $2,535*
    *Includes on-site support, housing, international health insurance, Engineering Study Abroad fees, International Center fees, cultural excursions, program-related transportation, partner university lectures, company visits and some meals.

Additional Costs:

  • Tuition & Educational Fees (3 credits hours): $1,384.37*
    *Based on Missouri Resident tuition & fees
  • Airfare: $1,300
  • Personal Expenditure Estimates
    Meals & Local Transportation $250

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid packages are typically granted in the form of low-interest student loans that cover all trip related expenses (tuition, fees, accommodations, activities and personal expenses).

To be considered for aid, you must:

  • Be enrolled in a study abroad program
  • Fill out a financial aid worksheet

Take the sheet to Student Financial Aid in Jesse Hall to meet with a financial aid advisor (no appointment necessary).

If you are awarded financial aid for study abroad, it will be applied to your MU account according to the regular financial aid disbursement schedule.

Apply here