Category: South America

Cartagena (World Heritage)

Cartagena (World Heritage)

Cartagena, located on the Caribbean Sea, experienced a rapid rise to become a trading metropolis after it was founded in 1533. Today the historic port facilities and the largest urban defense system in South...

Tiahuanaco Ruins (World Heritage)

Tiahuanaco Ruins (World Heritage)

Only a few remnants remind of the great history of the city, in which around 20,000 people lived in its heyday. From 500 to 900 Tiahuanaco was the capital and religious center of the...

Rapa Nui National Park (World Heritage)

Rapa Nui National Park (World Heritage)

The large stone sculptures, the so-called moais, on Easter Island, which the indigenous people called Rapa Nui, are world-famous. According to pharmacylib, 3700 km from mainland South America and 4200 km from Tahiti, Easter...

Cuzco (World Heritage)

Cuzco (World Heritage)

According to softwareleverage, the city ​​founded by Manco Capac in the 12th century in the Peruvian highlands at an altitude of around 3,400 m was the political and spiritual center of the Inca. After...

Practical Preparation For Studying Abroad

Practical Preparation For Studying Abroad

Before seminars, student parties and sightseeing, there are questions about suitable foreign health insurance, the right credit card and the perfect accommodation. Because before studying abroad can begin, students should know some practical things...

The Application to Study Abroad

The Application to Study Abroad

Have you found “your” university in the land of your dreams? Then it goes into the application phase. The requirements for applicants differ according to the university and study program, so applying to study...

Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (2)

Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola Review (1)

From the beginning it was clear that I wanted to do my semester abroad in a Spanish-speaking country and since South America has always fascinated me, this decision was made quickly. What turned out...

Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (1)

Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola Review (2)

Preparation In preparation I dealt with the continent of South America, the culture and of course the country Peru in particular. It is also recommended, if you do not already have a basic knowledge...

Study Abroad at University of Viña del Mar (15)

Study Abroad at University of Viña del Mar (15)

Dear foreign enthusiasts, I was at the Universidad Viña del Mar in Chile last semester. I found out about the country and its people beforehand, but only after I received precise information from MicroEDUs...

Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (4)

Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola Review (4)

In the courses I took, getting good grades was quite easy and I was able to approach university in a fairly relaxed manner. I had Monday completely off and used the extended weeks as...

Study Abroad at University of Viña del Mar (14)

Study Abroad at University of Viña del Mar (14)

Travel through South America After the somewhat stressful last two weeks of the semester full of submissions, presentations and exams and the last farewell parties with the students, I started the last two months...

Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (6)

Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola Review (6)

The first week, when I think back on it, was a bit chaotic. When I think back to my first bus trips…. Old, rickety, crammed microbuses, no stops, screaming cobradores (cashiers)… If you want...

Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (9)

Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola Review (9)

A leisurely excursion into the mountains…. And then we went straight back to the mountains… This time a slightly different excursion, with my host mom and her friends. We spent a very cozy weekend....

Study Abroad at University of Viña del Mar (8)

Study Abroad at University of Viña del Mar (7)

Everyday student life: All in all, the university is fine. I had interesting courses and great professors. The professors I had were all pretty relaxed, it was completely normal to be on two terms....

Study Abroad at University of Viña del Mar (6)

Study Abroad at University of Viña del Mar (6)

Preparation: Since I am studying Spanish to be a teacher, the semester abroad was compulsory for the fifth semester from the start. However, I decided against the ERASMUS program in Spain, because after graduating...