Study Abroad in Latin America

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Lush rain forests. Staggering beaches. Booming urban centers home to the arts, sports, and business. When you study abroad in Latin America, it's both challenging and exciting to keep up with its dynamic and rapidly evolving cultural landscape.

The diverse, twenty-odd nations of Latin America were born of a mixture of glorious indigenous civilizations, immigrants, and landscapes, all united by Spanish and Portuguese language. Whether you want to study literature in Mexico, explore rainforests in Costa Rica, or get an inside look into the performing arts scene in Argentina, we have the study abroad programs to meet your needs and abilities. Perhaps you want to improve your Spanish language skills abroad in Chile or are looking to explore the cultural charm of the Dominican Republic.

How to Study Abroad in Latin America

With CIEE study abroad programs in South America spanning all across the region, you can study what you want, where you want. Add cultural excursions, homestays, volunteer opportunities, and diverse coursework into the mix, and you have the recipe for a successful college study abroad experience. Take the first step by starting an application today!

Countries to Study Abroad in Latin America

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    Study abroad in Argentina for a semester, summer, or year and enjoy an immersive, cultural experience in the most popular destination in South America.

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    Study abroad in Chile with CIEE, and immerse yourself in rich, local and regional culture with programs in the dynamic cities of Santiago, and Valparaiso.

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    Costa Rica

    Study abroad in Costa Rica with CIEE and spend your time camping, hiking, snorkeling, or exploring rural Costa Rica through site visits and a homestay.

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    Dominican Republic

    Spend time exploring the challenges facing a developing nation that is, nevertheless, the Caribbean’s foremost tourist destination.

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    Study abroad in Mexico for a year, semester, summer, or winter term and become immersed through community service, and cultural excursions.

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Design Your Own Program

With CIEE's open campus model, you can design your very own study abroad semester program to include up to three different locations. Feel free to build your own program using our custom study abroad tool, spin the globe, or take a look at experiences around some of our most popular open campus combinations!

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