Study Abroad in Valparaiso - Summer Chilean Culture & Spanish Language
Program Details

Highlights

  • Classes taught in Spanish

Requirements

  • Minimum 3.0 G.P.A.
  • Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors
  • No minimum study of Spanish required
  • Completed API application
  • University contact information form
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Official transcript
  • Entry requirement: valid passport with supporting documents

Add on a Volunteer Program!

  • API students completing a study abroad program (particularly in Latin America) may be interested in extending their stay on an API volunteer abroad program. Click on the link below for more information on options and pricing.
  • Volunteer Add-On Options

Dates & Fees

SUMMER 1 2016-2017
May 12, 2017 - Jun 16, 2017
$4,480
SUMMER 2 2016-2017
Jun 16, 2017 - Jul 21, 2017
$4,480
SUMMER 1 & 2 COMBINED 2016-2017
May 12, 2017 - Jul 21, 2017
$8,680
SUMMER 1 2018
May 19, 2018 - Jun 23, 2018
TBA
SUMMER 1 & 2 COMBINED 2018
May 19, 2018 - Jul 28, 2018
TBA
SUMMER 2 2018
Jun 23, 2018 - Jul 28, 2018
TBA

Deadlines

SUMMER 1 2016-2017
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2017
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 15, 2017
SUMMER 2 2016-2017
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2017
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 15, 2017
SUMMER 1 & 2 COMBINED 2016-2017
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2017
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 15, 2017
SUMMER 1 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2018
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 15, 2018
SUMMER 1 & 2 COMBINED 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2018
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 15, 2018
SUMMER 2 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2018
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 15, 2018

Academic Program

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

90 contact hours per term; 6 semester credit

Students who choose to study abroad in Valparaíso in API’s Chilean Culture and Spanish Language Program have the opportunity to complete 6 semester credits of language and culture coursework.

Beginning and intermediate-level Spanish speakers will complete a Spanish grammar course along with a conversation and culture course.

Advanced Spanish speakers may choose to complete a grammar course along with an elective course or simply select two elective courses.

All courses are available only to visiting international students and are taught in Spanish. All courses are equivalent to three semester credits.

TRANSCRIPTS

API students receive a transcript from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso upon completion of their program.

What’s Included

PRE-DEPARTURE SERVICES
  • Advising
  • @api Online System
  • Orientation Materials and Resources
  • Access to International Phone Plans
  • API Alumni Network
  • Social Networking
  • Scholarships
ON-SITE SERVICES
  • Airport Reception
  • Resident Director
  • On-Site Orientation
  • Housing (including meals and laundry)
  • Tuition
  • Tutoring
  • Language & Culture Tools
  • Medical & Life Insurance
  • Excursions (overnight and day)
  • Social & Cultural Activities
  • Welcome and Farewell Group Meals)
  • Volunteer Opportunities
RE-ENTRY SERVICES
  • Re-Entry Materials & Support
  • Post-Program Evaluation
  • Transcript
  • Alumni Network & Global Leadership Academy

Program Coordinator

Carolyn Boudreau is the Valparaíso Program Coordinator and will work with you through your departure to Chile.

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Resident Director

Alejandra Rojas is the Valparaíso Resident Director, and will work with you during your stay in Chile.

Alejandra Rojas