This six week summer Spanish language program is run through the Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, in Valparaiso, Chile. A minimum of intermediate college-level Spanish is necessary, as students are completely immersed in the Chilean culture. Courses at the University are completely taught in Spanish, and all students stay in homestays with Chilean families.
• 2.75 GPA or better on a 4.0 scale; non-Villanova students must submit a recent official university transcript of their undergraduate work.
• University student status without disciplinary probation.
• At least intermediate college-level Spanish language training prior to departure is required.
• Attendance at all orientation sessions mandatory; non-Villanova students must contact Dr. Adriana Merino for the orientation materials.
Faculty Program Coordinator:
Dr. Adriana Meriño