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  • Locations: Lancaster, Chile
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2020-2021 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2020 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Please double check brochure below for official program dates.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, Spanish Minimum GPA: 2.5
Housing Options: Homestays Areas of Study: Economics, History, International Relations, Latin American Studies, Liberal Arts, Linguistics, Literature, Spanish
Program Type: Study Abroad
Program Description:

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VALPARAISO, CHILE

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Program Overview

The student-friendly nature of Valparaíso and neighboring Viña del Mar make this an ideal destination to take your Spanish-language skills to the next level, no matter what your major is. More than friendly, this colorful, sea-side city and beautiful surrounding country will set you up for endless discoveries – about yourself and Chilean culture.

Unique Experiences

FAST-FORWARD YOUR PROFICIENCY IN SPANISH LANGUAGE

by living with a host family.

LEARN ABOUT CHILE

and its place in Latin America with courses at top-ranked Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaiso.

GET A BIGGER VIEW OF CHILEAN SOCIETY

with different excursions in the country.

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Excursions & Activities

Program includes 5 days of excursions. In past years we had visited iconic sites such as:

  • Isla Negra, home of Nobel Chilean poet Pablo Neruda
  • Vineyards of Casablanca valley
  • “La Moneda”, Presidential palace of Chilean Government (Santiago)
  • Museum of Memory and Human Rights (Santiago)
  • San Pedro de Atacama
  • Pucón and Temuco

Projects

Volunteering. Students can opt to volunteer with NGO´s or social institutions. Volunteering options range from administrative support to health care NGO´s that give shelter to vulnerable children and elderly.


What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Meals
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Orientation – an introduction to Chilean culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Overnight excursions
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

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