Information for term January in Santiago
Application deadline, and cost information.
Application DeadlineNovember 1, 2019
Program Deadlines and Pricing Info
- Deadline: November 1, 2019
- Dates: Dec 30, 2019 – Jan 20, 2020
- Credit: 3 semester hours / 4.5 quarter hours
- Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA
OverviewClick to Open
The metropolis of Santiago is South America’s sixth-largest city, with a population of six million people. The city is surrounded by the towering Andes mountains, always in view. In Santiago, you will enjoy world-class cuisine, neoclassical architecture, exotic parks, and a bustling urban environment.
Experience January in Santiago and enjoy Chile’s summer season with this intensive study abroad program.
Chile through engaging activities like film nights, urban bike tours with Santiago student ambassadors, and hikes in the Andes foothills.
with a Chilean family, the place where students learn the real language, deep values and delicious cuisine given by a “cariñosa” host family.
Santiago’s many world-class museums such as, the Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, the Chilean National Museum of Fine Arts, or the Memory Museum.
vineyards in Santiago region20
first-division soccer fields in the city5
Subway lines connect the most modern city in Latin America6
Location & CultureClick to Open
Santiago de Chile has been a major contributor to Latin America’s economic and social progress, and a regional foundation for political and economic stability. Santiago de Chile is ringed by the lofty Cordillera de Los Andes, and is marked by traditional institutions such as the Palacio de La Moneda, Costanera Center, among others.
Excursions & Activities
- Participate on daytrips that will guide you to discover Chile's geography and natural richness.
- Explore history and the arts of Chile with weekly cultural activities including visits to museums, craft fairs, and historic neighborhoods recognized as landmarks of the city of Santiago.
- Attend a Chilean folklore workshop.
- Visit a vineyard and learn about the wine exporting business.
- Attend a lecture on Santiago’ Stock Exchange, as well as other markets and local economies.
Daily LifeClick to Open
Homestay: Students enjoy a single room, two meals a day, laundry once a week, and WiFi – all provided by a host family who are happy to help you practice your Spanish.
Two meals a day provided.
Where You'll Study
Palacio de La Moneda
Cerro San Cristobal and Plaza de Armas
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Program DetailsClick to Open
What you need to knowThe program details
This unique study abroad experience invites students to explore the dynamics of this Latin American nation and its culture. The course is taught in English by CIEE faculty.
January in Santiago program allows you to focus on one course in a three-week session with integrated and optional opportunities to explore Santiago society and culture. CIEE helps you get the most out of your stay even before you leave home. Predeparture advising from your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor is followed by extensive onsite introductions to Santiago de Chile culture and habits, and health and safety information.
This program focuses on Environmental and Sustainability issues of Chile, exploring the relationship between and challenges of globalization, culture and societal change, political conflict, ecological economics, global environmental issues, and development and ecological design.
AcademicsClick to Open
Students need to have a GPA of at least 2.5.
- Total credit, 3 semester/4.5 quarter hours
- Contact hours: 45
All students take the required course, Sustainability and the Anthropocene.
Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.
ScholarshipsClick to Open
Scholarships & Grants
CIEE offers more than $8 million in scholarships and grants annually to help students like you make your study abroad dream a reality.
Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:
- Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.See more scholarship info
Dates, Deadlines & FeesClick to Open
Dates, Deadlines & Fees
You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.
YOUR FEE INCLUDES:
- Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
- Optional on-site airport pick-up
- Multi-day on-site orientation – introducing students to Santiago society and culture, and the CIEE academic program.
- Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
- Field trips and cultural activities
- Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
- 24/7 emergency on-site support
No Hidden Fees
Fees & Housing
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To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, ask your college or university study abroad advisor if your school charges additional fees for study abroad.
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