Ecuador: Research at Universidad de Cuenca

This Research Pack Abroad summer research internship will provide students with the opportunity to connect with faculty at Universidad de Cuenca in Cuenca, Ecuador.  Students will conduct laboratory research on one of the many campuses located throughout the city of Cuenca and will have the opportunity to conduct field research in the nearby mountains.  Students will stay with a local host family, identified by Universidad de Cuenca, and will experience full cultural immersion through working and living the Ecuadorian culture. Weekends are free for the students to independently explore the city.


Courses: Independent Study (3 credits)

Program Dates: Mid-May to Mid-July


  • Scholarships Application Deadline: Apply by November 15, 2023
  • Application Deadline: Rolling admissions through March 1, 2024

How to Apply

Contact Dr. Adrienne Tucker directly at for application inquiry.