CHILE

Native speakers of Spanish interested in studying in Latin America are strongly advised to enroll in advanced Spanish courses in order to qualify. Most programs strongly encourage students take a Spanish class in the semester preceding their semester or year abroad.  

Arica (SIT)
Program Sponsor:
School for International Training (SIT)
Program Name: Public Health, Traditional Medicine, and Community Empowerment
Housing: Students live in a homestay with a local host in Arica for eight weeks. Other accommodations include hostels, private homes, or small hotels.
Type: Experiential field-based
Program Eligibility: Spanish 44 and previous college-level coursework in Public Health or development
Language:  Spanish

Santiago (CIEE)
Program Sponsor: Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)
Program Name: Santiago, Chile - Liberal Arts
Type: Stand Alone & Direct Enrollment
Housing: Students live in a homestay with a local host.
Program Eligibility: Spanish 44 + 2 required
Language: Spanish

Santiago (IES)
Program Sponsor: Institute for the International Education of Students (IES)
Program Name: IES - Santiago, Chile
Type: Stand Alone & Direct Enrollment
Housing:  Students live in a homestay with a local host.
Program Eligibility: Requires Spanish 44 or no more than Spanish 44+1 and a minimum cumulative CMC GPA of 9.00 required.
Language: Spanish

Santiago (SIT)
Program Sponsor:
School for International Training (SIT)
Program Name: Chile - Comparative Education & Social Change
Type: Experiential field-based
Housing: Students live in a homestay with a local host: five weeks in Santiago, one week with an indigenous Mapuche family, and with a family in Buenos Aires during the field trip. Other accommodations include hostels, private homes, or small hotels.
Program Eligibility: Spanish 33 required, as well as previous coursework in education, Latin American Studies, or development studies.
Language: Spanish

Valparaiso (SIT)
Program Sponsor:
School for International Training (SIT)
Program Name: Chile - Cultural Identity, Social Justice & Community Development
Type: Experiential field-based
Housing: Students live in a homestay with a local host: seven weeks in Valparaiso or Vina del Mar and 10 days with an indigenous family. Other accommodations during the program include hostels and small hotels.
Program Eligibility: Spanish 33 required.  Previous college-level coursework in the social sciences, sociology, anthropology, gender, and/or cultural studies.
Language:  Spanish