Education Abroad

Education Abroad Programs in Ecuador

Learn About the World by Exploring It 

Our education abroad programs provide opportunities to learn about yourself while learning about the world.


Community and Public Health

Activities involve public health needs assessment, intervention development, health service delivery observation, and cross-cultural comparisons.

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Tropical Disease Research Program and International Research Training Course

Aimed at bridging the theory-practice gap by employing labs and classrooms to operationalize knowledge and evaluate its capacity to improve the health and well being of populations in need through field interventions. 

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Primary Care Program

Primary Care Clinical Program

Activities include physical-clinical examinations, community education and clinical shadowing. Students work alongside medical technicians and physicians.

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Resources and Information

Financing Your Trip

The ITDI offers up to ten awards for students wishing to participate in one of the ITDI sponsored Education Abroad programs through a competitive process. Any student applying for the program is eligible to recieve a scholarship including Heritage College of Osteopathic Students, Ohio University undergraduate students in good standing, and other students from institutes of higher education. 

The 2017 essay topic is "The role of international experiences in shaping student education" OR "What does it mean to be a global citizen?"

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Information About Ecuador

Follow the link below to browse a variety of information regarding the country of Ecuador. There are a variety of travel, culture, and media links that will give some insight in to what to expect in the country. There are disussion groups, food and entertainment recommendations, and information about the cities we will be visiting in both spanish and english. 

Please note that the content displayed in these links is not endorsed by ITDI or Ohio University, and some of the links may no longer be active.

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