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  • Locations: Santiago, Chile
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Language of Instruction: English
Housing Options: Homestay Class Standing: 1. Freshman, 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior
Program Type: Study
Program Description:

Summer in Santiago

SANTIAGO, CHILE

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Program Overview

The metropolis of Santiago is South America’s sixth-largest city, hosting a population of more than six million people. On one side of the city, the towering Andes loom in the distance, while on the other, the dazzling Pacific laps the shore. No matter where you are, you’ll enjoy world-class cuisine, neoclassical architecture, exotic parks, and a bustling urban environment.

Unique Experiences

EXPERIENCE

classic Chilean cuisine via the “picadas” route – with stops at small eateries around the city.

DISCOVER

the economic potential of Chile by visiting a nearby vineyard and learning about wine production and export strategy.

SPEND

the morning hiking through the Andes and the afternoon enjoying the beaches at Viña del Mar and Valparaíso.

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Excursions & Activities

All programs feature frequent cultural excursions and a multi-day study tour uniquely designed to complement your academics. Students in Santiago can …

  • Explore the city with CIEE-trained guides and staff and discover the culture and history of Santiago and its surroundings.
  • Visit a natural reservation like Cajón del Maipo, located just at 45 minutes from Santiago, and consider the contrasts to city life.
  • See firsthand where Nobel Prize Winner Pablo Neruda lived and worked in Santiago and Valparaíso.
  • Discover the Open Sky Museum of San Miguel, with more than 5,000 mt2 of outdoor graffiti and murals.
  • Take an excursion outside the city to a vineyard and see why Chile is renowned as a top wine exporter.

What's Included

  • 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
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

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