Santiago, Chile

Open Campus Block

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Information for term Open Campus Block

Application deadline, and cost information.

Application Deadline

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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Aug 12 – Sep 21, 2019 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Sep 23 – Nov 2, 2019 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Extended Deadline

June 1, 2019
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: June 1, 2019
  • Dates: Nov 4 – Dec 14, 2019 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

November 1, 2019
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2019
  • Dates: Jan 6 – Feb 17, 2020 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

November 1, 2019
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2019
  • Dates: Feb 17 – Mar 30, 2020 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

November 1, 2019
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2019
  • Dates: Mar 30 – May 9, 2020 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Aug 12 – Nov 2, 2019 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Sep 23 – Dec 14, 2019 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

The application deadline has passed.

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Aug 12 – Dec 14, 2019 (18 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

November 1, 2019
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2019
  • Dates: Jan 6 – Mar 30, 2020 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

November 1, 2019
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2019
  • Dates: Feb 17 – May 9, 2020 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

November 1, 2019
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2019
  • Dates: Jan 6 – May 9, 2020 (18 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

The application deadline has passed.

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Aug 12, 2019 – May 9, 2020 (39 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Overview

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Snuggled between the towering Andes and the Pacific Ocean is South America’s sixth largest cities, boasting world-class cuisine, exotic suburban parts, and neoclassical architecture. Discover Santiago firsthand by customizing your study abroad term on the Open Campus Block Program. Take one, two, or three six-week blocks, select your courses from a wide range of subject areas. In Santiago, you’ll be located in the core of the city surrounded by Parque Bustamante, cafés and restaurants, shops, and the beauty of Cerro San Cristobal.

Stay in Santiago the entire time or spend other blocks at our Global Institute locations in Berlin, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Copenhagen, London, Madrid, Merida, Monteverde, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, Shanghai, and Sydney.

  • GET TO KNOW CHILE

    with nonstop activities, like film nights, urban bike tours.

  • LIVE WITH A CHILEAN FAMILY

    learn the local dialect and customs and enjoy authentic Chilean food with your “cariñosa” host family.

  • TAKE YOUR PICK

    from Santiago’s many world class museums such as, The Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino and The Chilean National Museum of Fine Arts.

  • vineyards in Santiago region

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  • first-division soccer fields in the city

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  • subway lines across the city, biggest in Latin America

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Location & Culture

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Santiago de Chile has been a major contributor of Latin America’s economic and social progress, representing a regional reference for political and economic stability. Having created a contemporary trend in arts and life style, in Santiago you will discover the urban deployment of multicultural and global tendencies with a Latin American atmosphere.  Santiago de Chile is marked by a very high Cordillera de Los Andes, its traditional institutions such as the Palacio de La Moneda, as well as by the tallest corporate building of Costanera Center in the financial district of Vitacura, among others.   

The Culture

STUDY TOURS

Embark on a two-night/three-day study tour included in your program. Travel to different destinations in each block, which will allow you to experience the Chilean culture and its geographical richness.

Explore the wonderful natural reserve of Huilo Huilo and the Araucanía region. Or, perhaps learn about the importance of the Colchagua valley, a vital region for the production of wind, a key component of Chile’s economy.

EXCURSIONS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Explore Chile’s varied historical and cultural highlights.
  • Immerse yourself in Chilean history and arts through our cultural activities such as visit to museums, craft fairs, and visit historic neighborhoods recognized as landmarks of the city of Santiago.

Projects, Volunteer Opportunities, or Internships

  • Volunteer Opportunities: Give back and create a deeper connection to Santiago.  Students can volunteer at local NGOs to support social policy, community service and education.

Students interested in one of the following Academic Projects must submit additional materials as part of their course selection:

  • Internships: build new skills and intercultural competence through the CIEE Internship in your area of study – finance, women’s rights, environmental development, and more- and become an active member of Santiago’s professional environment.
     
  • Research: Pursue a research project of your own design incorporating independent and local fieldwork.Internships. Build new skills and intercultural competence through the CIEE Academic Internship, and become an active member of the Santiago professional environment.

  • Service-Learning: Combine course-based learning with practical, relevant project experience to meet a community-defined need.

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Daily Life

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  • HOUSING

    Homestay: this option provides an excellent opportunity for immersion into the local culture. A single room, two meals a day, laundry once a week, and Wi-Fi are provided.

  • MEALS

    Housing includes two meals per day.

Santiago, Chile

Where You'll Study

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    Palacio de La Moneda

    Palace of the Currency

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    Costanera Tower

    Great Santiago Tower

  • C

    Cerro San Cristobal and Plaza de Armas

    Peak is the second highest point in the city

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Program Details

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What you need to know

The program details

Students enroll in one, two, or three six-week blocks, taking two courses during each block. This program gives students the flexibility to stay in Santiago the entire time or spend other blocks at our Global Institute locations in Berlin, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Copenhagen, London, Madrid, Monteverde, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, Shanghai, Sydney, and Yucatan.

This program offers students a series of courses designed to help students explore the dynamics of this Latin American nation and its culture.  Students may select one of six academic tracks: Business; Communications, Journalism, and New Media; Global and Community Health; International Relations and Political Science; Language, Literature, and Culture; or STEM and Society.

Courses are mostly taught in English, by CIEE faculty; Spanish language classes are available at different levels.

Academics

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Academics

  • CLASS FORMAT

    Courses taught at the CIEE Global Institute are typically for CIEE students only. Classes are scheduled Monday-Friday and meet either two, three, or four times per week, and attendance is strictly enforced both for classes and required co-curricular excursions. Students should expect an average of two hours of preparation required for each hour in class. Instruction is supported and augmented online by our learning management system, Canvas.

  • GRADING

    The U.S. grading scale of A-F is used. Students are graded on the basis of attendance, class participation, homework, project work, presentations, and midterm and final examinations. Learning outcomes assessment is continuous through personal reflections, evaluation feedback, self-assessment, and requirements as set out in course syllabi.

  • ACADEMIC CULTURE

    Each course is a full semester in content, so the pace is accelerated and the workload is demanding. CIEE courses are designed to follow U.S. academic culture and standards. The class environment typically features a combination of traditional lecture and discussion with co-curricular excursions and activities. Heavy emphasis is placed on student participation. To avoid falling behind, students should not plan personal travel out of Santiago when classes are in session and plan trips for the long weekends in between blocks.

Eligibility

  • OVERALL GPA

    Students need to have a GPA of at least 2.5.

Curriculum

Program Credit

  • Total credit: 6 semester credits for one block
  • 12 semester credits for two blocks
  • 15 - 18 semester  credits for three blocks

Course credit:

  • 3 semester credits, unless otherwise noted in the syllabus

Students are required to enroll in two 3-credit courses each block. Students attending the program for all three blocks in a semester may select one block in which to enroll in only one 3-credit class (recommended for the block of the Academic Project, where applicable).  Each course is 3 semester credits, unless otherwise noted in the syllabus. During the on-site orientation, students may add the non-credit “Survival Spanish” course to their normal credit load.

CIEE Academic Projects are approximately 100-120 total hours of field-based work/internship, service-learning, or independent research hours, plus 15 seminar hours and meetings with CIEE faculty advisors, for 3 semester / 4.5 quarter credits.  Students applying for an Academic Project will be required to submit additional materials during the course selection process.

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.

Spring 2019 Courses

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Courses offered in Santiago are listed below by block and track; course list subject to change. Courses are in English, and 45 contact hours; 3 semester/4.5 quarter credits, unless otherwise noted in the syllabus.  To compare classes offered across all Open Campus locations for each block, view the Spring 2019 Course Comparison Tool

“GI” denotes courses offered at multiple Global Institute sites.

BLOCK I

BUSINESS

COMMUNICATIONS, JOURNALISM, AND NEW MEDIA

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND CULTURE

BLOCK II

BUSINESS 

COMMUNICATIONS, JOURNALISM, AND NEW MEDIA

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND CULTURE

ACADEMIC PROJECTS

Academic Project placement is based on the student’s academic track, project learning goals, qualifications, resume, and availability of placements. The process is highly individualized and goal oriented. Students enrolled in an Academic Project receive additional academic support that informs and enhances the placement experience. Students applying for an Academic Project are required to submit additional materials during the course selection process.

To qualify for participation, students must be in the location for at least one block in advance of the Academic Project in order to prepare for and plan the placement. As a result, students participate in an Academic Project in either block II or III. CIEE academic projects are approximately 120 total hours of field-based work/internship, service learning, or independent research hours, plus 15 hours of meetings with CIEE faculty advisors, for 3 semester/4.5 quarter credits.

BLOCK III

BUSINESS

COMMUNICATIONS, JOURNALISM, AND NEW MEDIA

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND CULTURE

ACADEMIC PROJECTS

Academic Project placement is based on the student’s academic track, project learning goals, qualifications, resume, and availability of placements. The process is highly individualized and goal oriented. Students enrolled in an Academic Project receive additional academic support that informs and enhances the placement experience. Students applying for an Academic Project are required to submit additional materials during the course selection process.

To qualify for participation, students must be in the location for at least one block in advance of the Academic Project in order to prepare for and plan the placement. As a result, students participate in an Academic Project in either block II or III. CIEE academic projects are approximately 120 total hours of field-based work/internship, service learning, or independent research hours, plus 15 hours of meetings with CIEE faculty advisors, for 3 semester/4.5 quarter credits. 

Fall 2019 Courses

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Courses are listed below by block and track; course list subject to change. Courses are in English unless otherwise noted. “GI” denotes courses that are offered at multiple Global Institute sites.

Use our Fall 2019 Course Comparison Tool to compare classes offered across all Open Campus locations for each block.

BLOCK I

BUSINESS 

COMMUNICATIONS, JOURNALISM, AND NEW MEDIA

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND CULTURE

BLOCK II

BUSINESS 

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND CULTURE

STEM AND SOCIETY

ACADEMIC PROJECTS

Academic Project placement is based on the student’s academic track, project learning goals, qualifications, resume, and availability of placements. The process is highly individualized and goal oriented. Students enrolled in an Academic Project will receive additional academic support that informs and enhances the placement experience. Students applying for an Academic Project will be required to submit additional materials during the course selection process.

To qualify for participation, students must be in the location for at least one block in advance of the Academic Project to prepare for and plan the placement. As a result, students participate in an Academic Project in either Block II or III. CIEE Academic Projects are approximately 120 total hours of field-based work/internship, service-learning, or independent research hours, plus 15 hours of meetings with CIEE faculty advisors, for 3 semester / 4.5 quarter credits. 

BLOCK III

BUSINESS 

GLOBAL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND CULTURE

ACADEMIC PROJECTS

Academic Project placement is based on the student’s academic track, project learning goals, qualifications, resume, and availability of placements. The process is highly individualized and goal oriented. Students enrolled in an Academic Project will receive additional academic support that informs and enhances the placement experience. Students applying for an Academic Project will be required to submit additional materials during the course selection process.

To qualify for participation, students must be in the location for at least one block in advance of the Academic Project to prepare for and plan the placement. As a result, students participate in an Academic Project in either Block II or III. CIEE Academic Projects are approximately 120 total hours of field-based work/internship, service-learning, or independent research hours, plus 15 hours of meetings with CIEE faculty advisors, for 3 semester/4.5 quarter credits. 

Spring 2020 Courses

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Courses are listed below by block and track; course list subject to change. Courses are in English unless otherwise noted. “GI” denotes courses that are offered at multiple Global Institute sites.

Use our Spring 2020 Course Comparison Tool to compare classes offered across all Open Campus locations for each block.

BLOCK I

BUSINESS

COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM AND NEW MEDIA

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURE

BLOCK II

BUSINESS

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND CULTURE

ACADEMIC PROJECTS

Academic Project placement is based on student’s academic track, project learning goals, qualifications, resume, and availability of placements. The process is highly individualized and goal oriented. Students enrolled in an Academic Project receive additional academic support that informs and enhances the placement experience. Students applying for an Academic Project are required to submit additional materials during the course selection process.

To qualify for participation, students must be in the location for at least one block in advance of the Academic Project in order to prepare for and plan the placement. As a result, students participate in an Academic Project in either Block II or III. CIEE academic projects are approximately 120 total hours of field-based work, internship, service-learning, or independent research hours, plus 15 hours of meetings with CIEE faculty advisors, for 3 semester/4.5 quarter credits.  

BLOCK III

BUSINESS

COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM AND NEW MEDIA

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURE

ACADEMIC PROJECTS

Academic Project placement is based on student’s academic track, project learning goals, qualifications, resume, and availability of placements. The process is highly individualized and goal oriented. Students enrolled in an Academic Project receive additional academic support that informs and enhances the placement experience. Students applying for an Academic Project are required to submit additional materials during the course selection process.

To qualify for participation, students must be in the location for at least one block in advance of the Academic Project in order to prepare for and plan the placement. As a result, students participate in an Academic Project in either Block II or III. CIEE academic projects are approximately 120 total hours of field-based work, internship, service-learning, or independent research hours, plus 15 hours of meetings with CIEE faculty advisors, for 3 semester/4.5 quarter credits. 

Scholarships

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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:

  • Ping Scholarships for Academic Excellence
  • Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
  • Stohl International Undergraduate Research Scholarships
  • CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant

To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.

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Dates, Deadlines & Fees

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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:

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • 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's society and culture, and the CIEE academic program.
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
  • Excursions and/or Study Tours
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

No Hidden Fees

Program

Application Due

Start Date

End Date

Fees & Housing

Fall Block I 2019 6 weeks Aug 12, 2019 Sep 21, 2019
$4,950
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Program Fees

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 = $3,183 **

Housing = $1,300 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $4,950

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

International Airfare = $1,100

Local Transportation = $100

Books & Supplies = $100

Visa Fees = $160 ††

Personal expenses = $600

Total Estimated Costs = $2,060

Financial Aid

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.

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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.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes all meals

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

†† Average Cost

Fall Blocks I, II 2019 12 weeks Aug 12, 2019 Nov 2, 2019
$9,900
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Program Fees

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 = $6,833 **

Housing = $2,600 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $9,900

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

International Airfare = $1,100

Local Transportation = $100

Books & Supplies = $100

Visa Fees = $160 ††

Personal expenses = $600

Total Estimated Costs = $2,060

Financial Aid

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.

See Scholarships

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.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes all meals

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

†† Average Cost

Fall Blocks I, II, III 2019 18 weeks Aug 12, 2019 Dec 14, 2019
$14,850
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Program Fees

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 = $10,483 **

Housing = $3,900 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $14,850

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

International Airfare = $1,100

Local Transportation = $100

Books & Supplies = $100

Visa Fees = $160 ††

Personal expenses = $600

Total Estimated Costs = $2,060

Financial Aid

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.

See Scholarships

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.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes all meals

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

†† Average Cost

Fall Block II 2019 6 weeks Sep 23, 2019 Nov 2, 2019
$4,950
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Program Fees

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 = $3,183 **

Housing = $1,300 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $4,950

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

International Airfare = $1,100

Local Transportation = $100

Books & Supplies = $100

Visa Fees = $160 ††

Personal expenses = $600

Total Estimated Costs = $2,060

Financial Aid

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.

See Scholarships

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.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes all meals

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

†† Average Cost

Fall Blocks II, III 2019 12 weeks Sep 23, 2019 Dec 14, 2019
$9,900
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Program Fees

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 = $6,833 **

Housing = $2,600 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $9,900

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

International Airfare = $1,100

Local Transportation = $100

Books & Supplies = $100

Visa Fees = $160 ††

Personal expenses = $600

Total Estimated Costs = $2,060

Financial Aid

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.

See Scholarships

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.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes all meals

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

†† Average Cost

OC Academic Year 2019-2020 39 weeks Aug 12, 2019 May 9, 2020
$26,630
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Program Fees

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 = $14,463 **

Housing = $11,700 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $26,630

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

International Airfare = $1,100

Local Transportation = $300

Books & Supplies = $300

Visa Fees = $320 ††

Personal expenses = $1,800

Total Estimated Costs = $3,820

Financial Aid

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.

See Scholarships

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.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes all meals

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

†† Average Cost

Fall Block III 2019 6 weeks Jun 1, 2019 Nov 4, 2019 Dec 14, 2019
$4,950
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Program Fees

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 = $3,183 **

Housing = $1,300 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $4,950

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

International Airfare = $1,100

Local Transportation = $100

Books & Supplies = $100

Visa Fees = $160 ††

Personal expenses = $600

Total Estimated Costs = $2,060

Financial Aid

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.

See Scholarships

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.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes all meals

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

†† Average Cost

Spring Block I 2020 6 weeks Nov 1, 2019 Jan 6, 2020 Feb 17, 2020
$4,950
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Program Fees

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 = $3,183 **

Housing = $1,300 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $4,950

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

International Airfare = $1,100

Local Transportation = $100

Books & Supplies = $100

Visa Fees = $160 ††

Personal expenses = $600

Total Estimated Costs = $2,060

Financial Aid

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.

See Scholarships

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.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes all meals

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

†† Average Cost

Spring Blocks I, II 2020 12 weeks Nov 1, 2019 Jan 6, 2020 Mar 30, 2020
$9,900
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Program Fees

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 = $6,833 **

Housing = $2,600 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $9,900

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

International Airfare = $1,100

Local Transportation = $200

Books & Supplies = $200

Visa Fees = $160 ††

Personal expenses = $1,200

Total Estimated Costs = $2,860

Financial Aid

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.

See Scholarships

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.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes all meals

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

†† Average Cost

Spring Blocks I, II, III 2020 18 weeks Nov 1, 2019 Jan 6, 2020 May 9, 2020
$14,850
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Program Fees

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 = $10,483 **

Housing = $3,900 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $14,850

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

International Airfare = $1,100

Local Transportation = $300

Books & Supplies = $300

Visa Fees = $320 ††

Personal expenses = $1,800

Total Estimated Costs = $3,820

Financial Aid

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.

See Scholarships

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.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes all meals

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

†† Average Cost

Spring Block II 2020 6 weeks Nov 1, 2019 Feb 17, 2020 Mar 30, 2020
$4,950
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Program Fees

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 = $3,183 **

Housing = $1,300 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $4,950

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

International Airfare = $1,100

Local Transportation = $100

Books & Supplies = $100

Visa Fees = $160 ††

Personal expenses = $600

Total Estimated Costs = $2,060

Financial Aid

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.

See Scholarships

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.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes all meals

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

†† Average Cost

Spring Blocks II, III 2020 12 weeks Nov 1, 2019 Feb 17, 2020 May 9, 2020
$9,900
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Program Fees

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 = $6,833 **

Housing = $2,600 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $9,900

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

International Airfare = $1,100

Local Transportation = $200

Books & Supplies = $200

Visa Fees = $160 ††

Personal expenses = $1,200

Total Estimated Costs = $2,860

Financial Aid

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.

See Scholarships

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.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes all meals

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

†† Average Cost

Spring Block III 2020 6 weeks Nov 1, 2019 Mar 30, 2020 May 9, 2020
$4,950
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Program Fees

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 = $3,183 **

Housing = $1,300 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $4,950

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

International Airfare = $1,100

Local Transportation = $100

Books & Supplies = $100

Visa Fees = $160 ††

Personal expenses = $600

Total Estimated Costs = $2,060

Financial Aid

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.

See Scholarships

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.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes all meals

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

†† Average Cost

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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