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The IES Abroad Santiago Program allows you to fully immerse yourself in the daily life and culture of Chile while studying the Spanish language and Latin America. Courses are taught in Spanish by distinguished professors from IES Abroad partner universities.
Santiago will also be your classroom. Imagine practicing your Spanish as you tour local neighborhoods or visiting local business organizations as part of your study of Chile’s regional and global trade. Welcome to study abroad! Wherever possible, our courses take advantage of the city’s many historical, artistic, and cultural sites, and several courses also include a hands-on, practical component.
- Customize your schedule with courses options taught by world-class professors at our IES Abroad Center and at prestigious local universities.
- Enjoy field study opportunities designed to promote cultural and linguistic immersion.
- A field trip to a nearby coastal city is included in the program with options of other IES organized cultural field trips in Chile.
- Students benefit by living with a local family to discover daily life in Chile and practice their conversational Spanish skills
- You’ll have an individual IES Abroad Program Advisor to guide you before your study abroad adventure. From visa requirements to travel details, they are your #1 resource for preparing to study abroad.
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