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  • Locations: Santiago, Chile
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer Session 1, Summer Session 2
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  • Program Sponsor: USAC 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Cristina Sosa
Who Can Apply?:
UMA only - non-UMA students consult your study abroad office
Fields of Study:
Anthropology, Art History, Bachelor's Degree with Individual Concentration (BDIC), Communication, Dance, Economics, History, Latin American Studies, Spanish, Women's Studies
Host Institution:
Universidad Andres Bello
Language(s) of Instruction:
English, Spanish
Language Prerequisite:
1 College-Level Semester,2 College-Level Semesters,3 College-Level Semesters,4 College-Level Semesters,5 College-Level Semesters,6 College-Level Semesters
Additional Requirements:
2-6 semesters of college Spanish for Intermediate and Advanced courses
Program Provider:
Program Type:
Direct Enrollment, Internship (Part), US/Int'l Student Center
Family Home Stay, Residence Hall
In Classes With:
All US Students
Minimum Class Standing:
2nd Sem Sophomore
Minimum GPA:
Classification of Credits Available:
Program Description:
Santiago from San Cristobal Hill
  Study in Santiago, Chile
  • Study and explore the language, culture, literature, arts, history, anthropology, native cultures, politics, economy, international studies, and technology of the most southern country in the world through courses, internships, excursions, and field trips.
  • Discover Northern Chile and the Atacama Desert or Southern Chile with its lakes and volcanoes in an in-depth weeklong tour/field study. Explore the outstanding natural beauty of a country flanked by the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, the attractive Ocoa Palms National Park, and the Pre-Andean culture of Aconcagua Valley.
  • Join cultural excursions to the houses of Pablo Neruda in Santiago and Valparaíso; Viña del Mar; Isla Negra; and visit the attractive Pre-Columbian Arts Museum, Museum of Memory and Human Rights, and Gabriela Mistral Cultural Center.
  • Enjoy the benefits of a large urban city that has preserved the hospitality and accessibility of a small community in its intimate neighborhoods.
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Quick Details
Available Terms
Two summer sessions
Fall or Spring semester  

Programs Of Study
Spanish Language, Latin American, Anthropological, and International Studies

Language of Instruction
English /Spanish
Northern Chile Tour
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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 08/14/2018 05/04/2019
Summer Session 2 2018 05/01/2018 ** Varies 06/24/2018 08/02/2018
Fall 2018 05/01/2018 ** Varies 08/14/2018 12/08/2018
Summer Session 1 2018 05/01/2018 ** Varies 05/22/2018 06/22/2018
Spring 2019 10/01/2018 10/01/2018 01/08/2019 05/04/2019

** 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.