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  • Locations: Santiago, Chile
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: IFSA-Butler 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Advisor:
Cristina Sosa
Who Can Apply?:
UMA only - non-UMA students consult your study abroad office
Fields of Study:
Anthropology, Architecture and Design, Art, Art History, Communication, Comparative Literature, Dance, Economics, Geography, History, Journalism, Latin American Studies, Legal Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Spanish
Host Institution:
Pontificia Univ Catolica de Valparaiso, Universidad de Valparaiso
Language(s) of Instruction:
Spanish
Language Prerequisite:
3 College-Level Semesters,4 College-Level Semesters,5 College-Level Semesters
Program Provider:
IFSA Butler
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Housing:
Family Home Stay
In Classes With:
Mostly US Students,Mostly Host Country Students
Minimum Class Standing:
Junior
Minimum GPA:
2.75
Classification of Credits Available:
Full-Time
Program Description:
Location
Santiago, Chile

 
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When
Fall, Spring, and Year

Located in the vibrant, economic and cultural heart of Chile, the Chilean Universities Program, Santiago combines excellent academics with big city attractions. The Chilean Universities Program, Santiago has much to offer: Outstanding academics and unparalleled flexibility in course choice; Students choose courses from four top universities (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Universidad de Chile, Universidad Diego Portales and Universidad Autónoma de Chile); All university classes are integrated with degree-seeking students and taught by Chilean faculty; Students are paired with a language partner for further conversational practice; Located in dynamic Santiago, voted one of the great cities for students by QR World University.
 
Application Deadline
Spring: October 15
Fall: April 1


 
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Host Universities
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Universidad de Chile, Universidad Diego Portales
 
IFSA-Butler Services
Academics
  • Tuition
  • Full academic advising and course selection/approval assistance
  • Butler University transcript for easy credit transfer
  • Academic records maintenance
  • Grade and credit query assistance
Housing
  • IFSA-Butler arranges housing with a carefully selected host family
  • Only one IFSA-Butler student is housed per host family for maximum cultural and langauge integration
  • The program fee includes three meals per day
Predeparture support services
  • Personalized advising with your IFSA-Butler program advisor
  • Welcome packet, Preparing to Study Abroad guide, Financing Study Abroad guide, and newsletter updates
  • Parental support including Preparing to Study Abroad guide and Financing Study Abroad guide
  • Assistance in accommodating students with disabilities
  • Financial aid assistance and transfers
  • Travel and student visa assistance
  • Group flight arrangements to most destinations
On-site services
  • Airport pickup for group flights
  • Full-time IFSA-Butler staff abroad for assistance and support
  • 4- to 10-day orientation programs (including transportation, accommodation, activities, student handbook and welcome materials, and most meals)
  • Intensive language program
  • Transportation to host university accommodation following orientation
  • New student orientation at host university
  • Newsletter updates throughout the semester
  • IFSA-Butler welcome meal
Excursions and activities
  • Mid-semester weekend excursions and adventure trips
  • Cultural activities and social events
  • Day trips and sightseeing tours
Health services and emergency assistance
  • Full medical insurance plan for all students
  • 24-hour emergency assistance and support from on-site IFSA-Butler staff
  • Access to local medical facilities
Finances
  • Numerous scholarships available
    Any student applying to an IFSA-Butler program can apply for our general scholarship awards, which are $500 for a summer program, $1,500 for semester study, and $2,000 for the full year. We also offer special opportunities such as First Generation College Student scholarships and a Fill the GAP study abroad savings program that matches contributions up to $1,000. Click here (http://www.ifsa-butler.org/scholarships.html) for more information about our scholarship opportunities.
  • Monthly payment plan available
  • Ability to pay by credit card
  • Support for U.S. university direct billing arrangements
What's next?
For more information or to contact this program's advisor, click here or follow the link below to apply.


 
Contact Us
6201 Corporate Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46278
800-858-0229
www.ifsa-butler.org
studyabroad@ifsa-butler.org
 



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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2018-2019 05/01/2018 ** Varies TBA TBA
NOTE: Please check the partner program website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above is the date when UMass materials, signature documents, and questionnaires need to be handed in or completed. If the program start and end dates read "TBA," consult the program's website or your IPO advisor.
Fall 2018 05/01/2018 ** Varies TBA TBA
Spring 2019 10/01/2018 10/01/2018 TBA TBA
Calendar Year 2019 10/01/2018 10/01/2018 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.