Your Spanish language proficiency will improve dramatically while you savor the amazing sights and sounds of Santiago through conversations with your host family and courses of your choice at three acclaimed universities. With a cast of distinctive neighborhoods that ranges from Centro to Lastarria and Las Condes, you’ll return with memories of rich encounters that will have a lasting impact on your professional and personal life.
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
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.
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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