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About the Program
Experience why Chile is considered one of the most stable economies and prosperous nations in South America. You’ll delve into topics like economic development in South America and how to create and conduct sustainable business through your courses taught in English. You’ll also improve your Spanish language skills by taking language courses, offered for all levels of ability, to boost your fluency. This program offers the perfect blend of language and culture alongside business courses for anyone seeking insight into Latin American and Chilean culture, history, and society.
- Viña del Mar
- 7/25/18 - 11/24/18
- 12 - 21
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- Application Requirements
- Transcript - Unofficial
- Complete Application
- $95 Online Application Fee
Enroll in 1-2 Spanish language courses appropriate to your level and choose 3-4 Business and/or Latin American Studies courses, taught in English. Language courses meet for 45-67 contact hours/3-4.5 credits. Elective courses meet for 45 hours/3credits.
You may earn a total of 12-21 credits (up to 336 contact hours) per semester pending your language level.
Classes meet Monday-Thursday. Active learning components required by your courses may be scheduled on Fridays.
Prior to departure, you will indicate your preferred courses and approximate language level. Once in Viña del Mar, you'll finalize your course enrollment, as well as take a language placement test and be enrolled in the appropriate language course based on the results of your exam. You will be enrolled into courses based on their availability. It is in your best interest to have multiple alternative courses approved by your home university prior to your departure due to course availabilities. To ensure that you receive credit for the language level you place into, have your home school pre-approve courses at several levels before you leave for Chile. Please consult with your academic advisor at your home university on credit pre-approval guidelines.
All Levels Course Structure
The host institution has offered the following courses in the past. Please note that course listings may not be finalized until the start of the term; we’ll post an updated list when the host institution finalizes its offerings.
*Courses with an asterisk indicate that the course has been associated with multiple subject areas.
Please click on the course title to view additional subject areas and detailed course information.
Get out and explore! Excursions are offered for most semester, year, and summer programs*. Semester students are typically offered between two to three excursions and summer study students are typically offered between one to two excursions. You'll receive a calendar of excursions during orientation; here are a few day and overnight excursions we've offered in the past.
This budget contains costs that you can take to your financial aid office. Please note that amounts may fluctuate; we’ve included a range of costs.
Federal law allows the use of financial aid to cover “reasonable” costs of study abroad including round-trip transportation, tuition and fees for the program, living costs, passport and visa fees, health insurance, and more.
Please note that all costs and charges listed below are subject to change without notice. With the exception of Program Price, all costs are estimates and may vary.
Below is a tentative itinerary for your program. Please note, dates and events below may change without prior notification. Contact CEA before purchasing airline tickets.
You will receive a finalized itinerary once you arrive onsite.
Note: Additional cultural activities/excursions or required course-related activities may be incorporated into your final itinerary. You are advised not to make personal travel arrangements until you have the final dates.