Study in Latin America

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It can be hard to keep up with Latin America’s 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. And CIEE has over almost 40 study abroad programs spanning the region, in meaning you can study what you want, where you want.

Whether you want to study literature in Mexico, explore coral reefs off Costa Rica, intern with a local business in Rio, or get an inside look into the performing arts scene in Buenos Aires – all while improving your language skills – we have the study abroad programs to meet your needs and abilities.


  • Argentina

    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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  • Brazil

    Study abroad in Brazil and choose from semester, yearlong, or summer study abroad programs in Sau Paulo, Salvador da Bahia, or Rio de Janeiro.

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  • Chile

    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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  • Cuba

    Study abroad in Cuba for a semester and enjoy an immersive, cultural experience while refining your Spanish language skills.

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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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  • Mexico

    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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  • Peru

    Study abroad in Peru with CIEE for a semester or year and improve your Spanish, explore archaeological sites and museums, sample the cuisine, and more.

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