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
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Surrounded by the towering Andes mountains, this program invites students of all majors to immerse themselves in Chilean culture and explore how the global environment is affecting local sustainability efforts. Classes are taught at the CIEE Global Institute – Santiago, in English and complemented with co-curricular activities designed to increase intercultural understanding.
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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What you need to knowThe program details
During the January in Santiago program, all students take the required course: Sustainability and the Anthropocene. This course explores how environmental problems intersect with human activities, and the local, regional, and global sustainability efforts. In-class work is augmented with co-curricular visits to the city’s rich variety of cultural institutions and organizations relevant to the course offering.
CIEE Global Institute – Santiago boasts spacious classrooms, comfortable lounge, quiet study areas, and common spaces to do coursework and get to know fellow students. Students enjoy Parque Bustamante, cafés and restaurants, shops, and much more surrounded by the beauty of Cerro San Cristobal.
AcademicsClick to Open
Students must have a GPA of at least 2.5.
Total credit: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits
CIEE course: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits; 45 contact hours
Language of Instruction
All students take the required CIEE course.
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.
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Dates & 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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CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.
Participation Confirmation = $300 *
Educational Costs = $303 **
Housing = $300 ***
Insurance = $47Total Fees = $950
Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.
Meals not included in program fee = $250
International Airfare = $1,100 †
Local Transportation = $50
Books & Supplies = $75
Personal expenses = $300Total Estimated Costs = $1,775
CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.
This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.
Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.
** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students
*** includes all meals
† round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure
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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