ECUADOR: Guayaquil


Ecuador is your portal to South American life, food and culture! Guayaquil, the largest city in Ecuador and the country’s commercial center, is an hour drive from tropical beaches, Amazon basin and Andes mountains. Read more about Ecuador and Guayaquil.

The program is hosted by the International Knowledge Center, a partnership between the Knowledge Exchange Institute (KEI), Instituto Tecnologico Bolivariano (ITB) and Centro Ecuatoriano Norteamericano de Guayaquil (CEN).

  • Intensive Spanish Language (with focus on business, medicine, humanitarian, etc.)
  • Business, economics, politics, Ecuadorian studies, bio-medicine and other academic disciplines
  • Internship and volunteer opportunities
  • Courses and internships in English and Spanish
  • Maximum of 18 credits per term of study
  • Transcripts issued by Lincoln University (accredited in the USA)
  • Cultural field trips in Guayaquil, Quito and Cuenca
  • Affordable comprehensive program fee
  • Pre-departure advising and planning
  • KEI Onsite Director and 24/7 emergency support

Academic & professional concentrations

  • Business & Economics
  • Medicine, Health & Nutrition
  • Spanish Language & Area Studies
  • Internships & Community Service


  • Academic Year (early September to early July)
  • Fall Quarter (early September to early December)
  • Winter Quarter (early January to early April)
  • Spring Quarter (early April to early July)
  • Summer Global Health (mid June to mid July)
  • Summer Session (mid June to mid July)
  • Summer Term (mid June to mid August)