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  • Locations: Santiago, Chile
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: Oberlin applicants only
Oberlin College Deadlines (please confirm host program deadlines):
Oberlin College Deadlines (please confirm host program deadlines):
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2022 03/15/2022 03/15/2022 08/01/2022 12/02/2022
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: Spanish Area of Study: Acting/Performance Art, Agriculture, Anthropology, Archaeology, Architectural History, Architecture, Art, Art History, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Communication, Computer Science, Culture, Design, Developmental Sciences, Economics, Education, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Geography, Health Science, History, International Relations, Journalism, Latin American Studies, Law, Liberal Arts, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics/Statistics, Media Studies, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Politics, Psychology, Public Health, Religion/Theology, Sciences, Sociology, Spanish, Theater/Drama, Urban Design, Urban Studies
Housing Type: Homestay SA Program Focus: Community Engagement, Internship
Match for Oberlin Spring '22: No
Program Description:

Liberal Arts

SANTIAGO, CHILE

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Program Overview

Develop your strong Spanish language skills in the capital of Chile by taking courses in Spanish alongside Chilean students at our partner schools, Universidad de Chile, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC), and Universidad Diego Portales - School for Social Sciences, as well as at the CIEE in Santiago. You'll quickly advance your language skills while building a broad understanding of Chilean history and culture. You can even gain real-world work experience with an internship at a Chilean company. All courses are complemented with CIEE co-curricular activities and excursions beyond the city to enhance classroom learning and provide intercultural understanding.

Study abroad in Santiago and you will:

  • Improve your Spanish language proficiency
  • Learn about Chile through field trips and excursions
  • Immerse yourself in Chilean academic and social life through homestays, cultural and co-curricular activities, as well as CIEE community engagement opportunities

AACSB Accreditation
Related program eligibility language requirement: 4 semesters of Spanish language study (or equivalent). Students are able to enroll in business classes offered at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC Chile), Universidad de Chile, Facultad Economía y Negocios (UC FEN), or CIEE in Spanish. CIEE-administered classes are not reported on the PUC Chile nor UC FEN transcripts.

Unique Experiences

TAKE YOUR PICK

of classes taught in Spanish at any of our partner universities: Universidad de Chile, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, and Universidad Diego Portales.

LIVE WITH A LOCAL FAMILY

and take part in the Chilean lifestyle, discuss issues that come up in class, and of course, practice your Spanish!

GET TO KNOW CHILE

with a homestay and activities, such as film nights, urban bike tours with Santiago student ambassadors, and hikes in the foothills of the Andes mountains.

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Excursions & Activities

Each program has frequent cultural excursions and a multi-day study tour uniquely designed to complement the program's academics and enhance cultural immersion. In Santiago de chile, students might:

  • Undertake a multi-day excursion to places like Araucania region, Atacama region or Chiloe island to broaden your perspective on Chile's history and culture.
  • Explore Chile's geography, natural richness and history through day-trips to neighboring towns/cities such as Curacavi, Isla Negra, Algarrobo, Los Andes, Viña del Mar, Valparaiso or Pomaire.
  • Explore history and the arts of Chile with varied cultural activities including visits to museums, craft fairs, theater districts, walking tours in the varied and historic neighborhoods in the city recognized as landmarks of the city of Santiago
  • Attend a Chilean folklore workshop led by local dancers to learn about theMIS) 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

Questions?

Our highly experienced staff have extensive knowledge of all CIEE programs and services. If you are a student with questions about completing your application, or you want to sign up to receive program updates and news, our staff are happy to help.

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There has never been a better time to study abroad with CIEE in Latin America and the Caribbean!

Students who submit their Fall 2020 application to CIEE by April 1st are eligible for a free flight voucher worth up to $1,000. Students who select an Open Campus Block program are also eligible to be nominated for a grant up to $9,000 for semester. Check out these short videos for a glimpse into this incredible region!
 
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