About us






INSIDE PERU is a Peruvian-German organization with broad experience in intercultural and social exchange with Peru. We organize internships, accommodation, Spanish courses and studies abroad and are there for you right from the start to make your stay in Peru pleasant and successful.

The team of INSIDE PERU:

Sönke Hansen

Sönke studied History, Political Science and Latin American regional studies in Hamburg, Madrid und Montgomery. He holds a PhD in Peruvian history and has published academic and journalistic books and articles on Peru. He has lived in Peru for several years, working for different NGO’s. At INSIDE PERU he is responsible for the internships and assists the participants of our program.

Nils Hinnerk Schulz

Born in Hamburg where he studied Political Science and History with a focus on Latin America. After his studies he lived for several years in Chile, where he worked for the German Development Cooperation Agency (GIZ) and in a Renewable Energies project. At INSIDE PERU he’s responsible for the website and marketing.

Joana Landeo

Joana is Peruvian and was born in Pisco. She studied Architecture at the Ricardo Palma University in Lima. Now she lives in Germany where she is studying in Hamburg to obtain her Master Degree in Architecture. At INSIDE PERU she’s responsible for our accommodation program.

Karem Aguirre

Born in Huacho in the north of Lima. She studied Biology and is now specializing in marine biology. At INSIDE PERU she is responsible for receiving the participants of our programs and giving advice during their time in Peru.

Donald Landeo

Donald was born in Pisco and worked as an engineer in the fishing industry. Now he is our office manager in Lima.

Carlos Alva

Carlos comes from Bellavista, Callao. He currently studies communication studies. At INSIDE PERU he is our official driver and he receives the participants of our programs.

Andrés Mego

Andrés holds a degree in communication studies from the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. At the moment he works as a documentary filmmaker and journalist. At INSIDE PERU he is responsible for receiving the participants of our programs and giving advice during their time in Peru.

Aracely Oviedo

Aracely comes from Lima and studies translation and interpreting at the Universidad Ricardo Palma. At INSIDE PERU she is responsible for receiving the participants of our programs and giving advice during their time in Peru.

Kristie Zapat

Kristie comes from Chanchamayo and studies translation and interpreting at the Universidad Ricardo Palma. At INSIDE PERU she is responsible for receiving the participants of our programs and giving advice during their time in Peru.

Miriam Flores

Miriam comes from Lima and studies translation and interpreting at the Universidad Ricardo Palma. At INSIDE PERU she is responsible for receiving the participants of our programs and giving advice during their time in Peru.

Estefania Cruzado

Estefania comes from Lima and studies translation and interpreting at the Universidad Ricardo Palma. At INSIDE PERU she is responsible for receiving the participants of our programs and giving advice during their time in Peru.

Paolo Silva Santisteban

Paolo is born in Pisco and studies engineering at the Universidad de Lima. At INSIDE PERU he is responsible for receiving the participants of our programs and giving advice during their time in Peru.