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  • Locations: Valparaiso, Chile
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
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  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: SIU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2019-2020 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall Semester 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring Semester 2020 10/01/2019 ** 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:
Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Agricultural Systems, Architectual Studies, Art, Biological Sciences, Business and Adminstration, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Elementary Education, Engineering, Other*, English, Environmental Studies, Geography and Environmental Resources, Geology, History, Journalism, Kinesiology, Latino and Latin American Studies, Law, Liberal Arts*, Linguistics, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Radio-Television, Science*, Spanish, Theater Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: Spanish
Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Family Stay Click here for a definition of this term Class Status: 3-Junior
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5 Click here for a definition of this term Type of Experience: *Study Abroad
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Direct/Program Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: Transfer
Click here for a definition of this term Applicants: SIUC Students Only Click here for a definition of this term Sponsor: CIEE
Program Description:

Valparaiso
CIEE Liberal Arts Program in Valparaíso, Chile
Evolution theorist Charles Darwin, who lived for a time in Valparaíso, wrote: “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” You’ll understand what he meant after a short time in this colorful city. There’s no time to waste with CIEE in Valparaíso as you live the Spanish language. Classes at a top-ranked university, homestays, volunteering activities, and lots of exploration make this a program not to be missed.

Through direct enrollment at a two local universities, homestays with local families, and a variety of cultural activities and excursions, study abroad in Valparaiso allows you to pursue your academic interests, enhance your Spanish language skills, and gain unparalleled insight into contemporary Chile.

Study abroad in Chile and you will:logo

  • Gain an understanding of Chile through CIEE courses that focus on Chilean heritage, identity, literature, art, and history
  • Study at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso which is ranked among the top regional universities in Chile
  • Take advantage of community service and volunteer opportunities at local schools, shelters, and non-governmental organizations
  • Participate in cultural and educational activities, including visits to a rural community


Find out more.

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.