Ecuador (AEMPPI) - Guayaquil - Universidad de Guayaquil
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
2291000
700
traumatology, ginecology, cardiology, pediatrics, oncology, infectology, dermatology, urology, reconstructive plastic surgery
April, May, june, July, October, November
10 SCOPE STUDENTS
2 SCORE STUDENTS
Host Family, 2 meals per day
Host Families
LANGUAGE
  • Spanish (Very Good) tutors only speak spanish
  • English(Good) 
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LEOs
Alexandra Brenner Peralta
OVERVIEW
Guayaquil is the most populated city of the country, it is also important trading center with regional influence in the commercial, financial, political, cultural and entertainment field. Also know as the "La Perla del Pacifico" is located on the Pacific Coast, the city is on the banks of Guayas River about 20 km kilometers of its mouth in the Pacific Ocean surrounded by the "Salt Estuary" in its southernwestern part and the begining of the "Cordillera Chongón- Colonche, a chain of mountais of the altitude, in the northwest. The Gulf of Guayaquil is the largest water inlet in the Pacific Ocean in South America.
UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS
University of Guayaquil is a public university know as "Estatal", is the largest University in the city and the oldest in the city. The faculty of Medical Sciences "Dr. Alejo Lascano Bahamonde" was founded on November 7, 1877.

We count with these hospitals where students can develop their clinical clerkship:
- Hospital Teodoro Maldonado Carbo 
- Hospital Infectología José Daniel Rodríguez
RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS
The research projects and laboratory are in charge of our:

LORE
Mercedes Robles
BOARDING
As Local Organization we care about the student's comfort that's why the host family receive them at out airport "José Joaquín de Olmedo".
The medical student from the host family will guide the exchange in everything including transportation, communication and general recomendations from the city. We'll make you feel as part of our family!
LODGING
After the arrival, the family - student's host will take the student to the place where he/she will stay (house, departament), here the LEO will give to him/her the welcome letter with general indications from the exchange as well as some indications from the family.
TRANSPORTATION
The public transportation in Guayaquil is really cheap, you can use public bus, taxis in the street or private taxi that are normally with different companies, metro way and travel all around the important places in the city in less than 1 hour.
SOCIAL PROGRAM
Guayaquil offers some spectacular places to visit, to show a bit of our culture and history, places to get fun and to share with friends. Our City has a lot of restaurantes with a multicultural impact, places to get fun and know people, cultural places, typical food, museums, concerts, parks and viewpoints all around the city where medicine students also can enjoy. Also we are really near of the beautiful beaches so you can travel few hours to know the spondylus route. 

Within our social program we have the following places:
  • Malecon 2000
  • Las Peñas
  • Puerto Santa Ana
  • Parque Historico
  • Parque de las Iguanas
  • Malecon del Salado
  • Plaza Lagos
  • Microteatro
  • Mercado Artesanal (Souvenirs)
  • Puerto del Moro (Observe dolphins)
  • Salinas (Beach)
  • Montañita (Beach)
  • 7 Cascadas, Naranjal (Waterfalls)
MUST SEE
In your visit to Ecuador, do not hesitate to go to the following places:
  • Quito
  • Cuenca
  • Baños de Agua Santa
  • Laguna Quilotoa
  • Mitad Del Mundo
  • Volcan Chimborazo
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
The coziness from  tutors and the academic quality makes us the best option in the Ecuadorian coast. Enjoy our city just like we enjoy to live here in Guayaquil.