2 Lamas on moutain in Peru

Study Abroad in Lima & Cusco, Peru

**CANCELLED** December 27, 2021 – January 12, 2022

 **Please sign up for one of the below mandatory information sessions prior to contacting the Trulaske Study Abroad team.**

Dates and Times of Info Sessions


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Important Information:

· Due to COVID-19 all dates, activities, and costs are tentative.

· All students must attend a Trulaske Abroad Info Session before committing to the


· Do not purchase your flight without prior approval from the Director of Study Abroad (

 · As of March 1, 2021 the University of Missouri has not posted tuition for the 2021-2022 academic year. Tuition is based on the 2020-2021 academic year.

 · Estimated airfare is based on pre-COVID-19 averages



Program Highlights

  • Note important COVID-19 information.
  • Learn about the economy and business practices in Peru
  • Earn three hours of MU course credit (no prerequisites required).
  • Open to all majors!  Note: graduate students must get prior approval from the Graduate Programs Office.



About This Program

This is an introductory international business course open to students of all backgrounds of study. The emphasis will be on understanding various issues in international business with a focus on South America and the area’s trading relationships in the global economy.

Undergraduate – MGMT 3901: Topics in Management – International Business, Peru

  • 3 credit hours; graded S/U;  no prerequisites)
  • Business students: this course may be used to directly satisfy an elective requirement for BSBA graduation requirements. Consult with your academic advisor on any questions about how this course would satisfy your degree requirements.

Graduate – BUS_AD 8730: International Study Abroad – International Business, Peru

  • 3 credit hours; graded S/U; graduate standing required
  • Graduate students will complete additional requirements for the elective credit (this will be explained in pre-departure classes). MBA and Accountancy students – consult your academic advisor on how this course would satisfy degree requirements
  • Note: these courses were designed by the Registrar’s Office as spring courses. Educational fees for three credit hours are costs you would normally see on your spring bill. Non-resident students will pay the usual non-resident fees. Actual fees for the spring semester are set by the Board of Curators during their April meeting. Let your academic advisor know if these three credits will put you over your maximum for spring. All students should check with their academic advisors on how this course would satisfy graduation and major area requirements.

The course will be conducted in two parts:

  1. Eight pre-departure classes at MU that will lay the groundwork for principles of international business with some focus on the business strategies and cultural dimensions of South America review information on the companies that will be visited and provide orientation to the host country, travel administration, and safety abroad
  2. A two-week international travel experience which includes experiential learning exercises, group discussions and presentations, and ten company visits. The ten visits are an essential part of the learning experience and allow students to discuss with company managers international business strategies in marketing, finance, and management. The schedule while abroad allows free time for sightseeing and visiting local cultural and historic sites.

Pre-departure classes at MU:

  • Pre-departure classes will be held beginning in October in Cornell Hall. This is a non-credit course in which you are required to enroll before the first pre-departure class to go on the program. You will not be charged any educational fees for this “course”.
    • Undergraduates: Business Administration (BUS_AD) _0556 – Class # TBA
    • Graduates: Business Administration (BUS_AD) _0585 – Class # TBA

Meeting schedule:

  • Tuesdays, TBA
  • 6:00-8:30pm; location TBA

Note: You are required to attend every pre-departure class to prepare for the program, or you will not be allowed to participate in the program. Special circumstances may allow flexibility on this requirement but must be approved by the program director before the class absence. If you are dropped from the program due to non-attendance, you will be subject to the penalties listed under the Withdrawal Procedure & Penalties portion of this document.


  • You must be in good academic standing and have no current or past disciplinary sanctions.
  • Have a valid passport with an expiration date more than six months after the program return date.
  • Copy of all program passports due to Study Abroad office by October 8
  • Complete the online application process, including all necessary risk and release forms.
  • Meet the minimum health insurance requirements set by the University. As part of the program fee, you are enrolled in the University’s GeoBlue Health plan for the duration of the program. You must visit the GeoBlue website, print your ID card, and familiarize yourself with the plan and procedures for health emergencies.
  • Follow acceptable behavior outlined in the MU Student Conduct Manual and the MU Conditions of Program Participation and Program Acceptance contract through the Trulaske College of Business.



· Company visits in Peru

· Plaza Mayor

· Plaza San Martin

· Palacio del Gobierno

· Basilica de Convento de San Francisco

· Plaza de Armas

· Santo Domingo Cathedral

· Korikancha Temple of the Sun

· Artisans' Quarters of San Blas for souvenir shopping

· Kencco Amphitheatre

· Machu Picchu

· Free days to explore on your own


How to pay for Study Abroad

Student Financial Aid: This 3-credit hour course qualifies for financial aid. Before going to the Financial Aid Office (11 Jesse Hall), visit the Trulaske Study Abroad office (213 Cornell Hall) for the financial aid worksheet. It is highly recommended all students meet with their Financial Aid advisor to discuss paying for study abroad. ScholarshipsTrulaske Study Abroad Scholarship deadline: September 20. For additional scholarship opportunities visit the International Center for a list of available scholarships.

Student Planning Budget


Tuition (resident) (3 credit hours)


Tuition (non-resident) (3 credit hours)


Trulaske Business Course Fee


Technology Fee


Program Fee


MU International Center Study Abroad Fee




Estimated cost for Missouri residents


Estimated cost for non-residents



  1. The educational fees above will be billed to the student account on approximately December 15, 2021. Please note that these are estimates, and actual costs may vary. For withdrawal deadlines please consult


Expenses Included in Program Fee

  • All airport transfers and ground transportation for company visits
  • Lodging for the trip duration
  • Meals included in the program fees, as noted in the itinerary
  • MU GeoBlue Health Insurance coverage for the program duration (you must visit the GeoBlue website, print your ID card, and familiarize yourself with the plan and procedures for health emergencies) Note: in some cases, you may be required to pay out of pocket to receive services; this coverage allows you to submit claims for reimbursement by GeoBlue for any medical expenses incurred outside the U.S. while on the program
  • Airfare from U.S. Lima, Peru and returning to U.S.
  • Meals not included in the program fees, as noted on the itinerary
  • Educational fees – tuition and fees will be billed the same as a 3-credit hour undergraduate or graduate course taken in Spring 2022
  • Passport application or passport renewal fees
  • MU International Center study abroad fee includes MU support services for student emergencies during program, emergency evacuation and repatriation coordination, and pre-departure orientation
  • Optional personal expenses such as souvenirs, personal items, social outings, activities or excursions such as outdoor adventures or cultural visits, and city transportation to participate in non-program activities (subway, taxi, bus fares).
  • Additional insurance for trip modification, cancellation, or interruption due to health, safety, or similar concerns.

You must email the Student Services Coordinator ( documenting withdrawal from the program AND return to the online application to change status to WITHDRAWAL: Declined. The following schedule indicates program withdrawal fees that will be billed to the student account:

Amount Billed

Withdrawal After

$100 deposit

Application Date







$3,250 (full program fee)


The date of withdrawal notification is the date the notification email is sent to the Student Services Coordinator. Depending on the date you withdraw, the Study Abroad Office may not be able to get a refund from the vendor; your refund will be relative to the costs that can be recovered. If you have not been billed the program fee at the time of your withdrawal, you will be billed for any cancellation fees charged to the program.

You must have a valid passport with expiration date more than 6 months after program return date.

  • A copy of your passport is due to the Study Abroad office (213 Cornell) by October 8, 2021
  • U.S. citizens do not need a visa for visits to Argentina or Chile for up to 90 days of tourism
  • If you are not a U.S. citizen, check the country’s web page to determine if you need to apply for a tourist visa

I understand that in some special circumstances I may not receive full academic credit for the study abroad program for which I have applied. These circumstances include, but are not limited to:

  • Cancellation of the program due to circumstances beyond the control of the University of Missouri
  • A decision by the University, in its sole discretion, that cancellation of the program is appropriate based on health, safety, or similar circumstances
  • My inability to participate in or complete the program due to circumstances beyond the control of the University of Missouri
  • My dismissal from the program

I understand that in any of these circumstances, I will be refunded only those costs that can be recovered by the University of Missouri or the University’s partner program. If I have not been billed the program fee at the time of my withdrawal, I understand that I will be billed for any cancellation fees charged to the program.

The itinerary of this program may be modified by the Trulaske College of Business and/or the University of Missouri due to health, safety, or similar concerns. The withdrawal fees listed above will apply to students if this occurs. Transportation change fees and expenses will be the responsibility of the student.



  • Application Deadline: TBA
  • The program will accept up to 30 students.