Excursions | API Study Abroad
Excursions

Highlights

  • Classes taught in Spanish
  • Housing: host families

Requirements

  • Minimum 2.75 G.P.A.
  • No previous study of Spanish required
  • Open to sophomores, juniors and seniors
  • Completed API application
  • University Contact Information Form
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Official transcript
  • Entry requirement: valid passport with supporting documents

Dates & Fees

SUMMER 1 2013-2014
May 30, 2014 - Jun 28, 2014
$4,790
SUMMER 1 2014-2015
May 2015 - Jun 2015
$5,200
SUMMER 2 2013-2014
Jun 27, 2014 - Jul 26, 2014
$4,790
SUMMER 2 2014-2015
Jun 2015 - Jul 2015
$5,200
SUMMER 1 & 2 2013-2014
May 30, 2013 - Jul 26, 2013
$8,400
SUMMER 1 & 2 2014-2015
May 2015 - Jul 2015
$8,980
SUMMER 1 & 2 2014-2015
May 2015 - Jul 2015
$8,980

Deadlines

SUMMER 1 2013-2014
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2014
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 10, 2014
SUMMER 1 2014-2015
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2015
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 10, 2015
SUMMER 2 2013-2014
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2014
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 10, 2014
SUMMER 2 2014-2015
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2015
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 10, 2015
SUMMER 1 & 2 2013-2014
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2014
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 10, 2014
SUMMER 1 & 2 2014-2015
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2015
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 10, 2015
SUMMER 1 & 2 2014-2015
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2015
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 10, 2015

Excursions

During the program, students have the opportunity to broaden their classroom education through several organized excursions, which are included in the price of the program. Overnight lodging, breakfast, entrance fees and transportation to and from the excursion locations are included. Although excursions are subject to change depending on availability, weather and other factors, students are provided with an itinerary for their program excursions prior to departure.

Summer 1

POMAIRE

Located approximately 50 kilometers west of Santiago, Pomaire is famous for its tradition of making clay products. During their visit, students have the chance to meet local artisans and participate in a pottery class.  All will have an opportunity to make the 3-legged piglets characteristic of this quaint town.

SANTIAGO

Housing more than one-third of the total Chilean population, Santiago defines Chile for many visitors. It is a thriving metropolis with a wealth of museums, restaurants and other cultural activities. Surrounded by mountains, the city’s cleanliness and order enthralls visitors. With its mixture of architecture reminiscent of both Europe and the United States, visitors from around the world feel comfortable in this most modern of Chilean cities.

SKI TRIP

In the outskirts of Santiago, only 50 kilometers from the city, visitors find some of the best skiing in Chile.  Student can choose to participate in ski classes, or simply relax and enjoy the beautiful views and a good meal.

VINEYARD

Chile is widely recognized for the quality of its wines, especially Carmenere, a variety of grape that was once close to extinction due to a plague in France. Students have the opportunity to learn more about Chilean wine and its roots dating back to the arrival of the Spanish in the 16th century.

Summer 2

SANTIAGO

Housing more than one-third of the total Chilean population, Santiago defines Chile for many visitors. It is a thriving metropolis with a wealth of museums, restaurants and other cultural activities. Surrounded by mountains, the city’s cleanliness and order enthralls visitors. With its mixture of architecture reminiscent of both Europe and the United States, visitors from around the world feel comfortable in this most modern of Chilean cities.

SKI TRIP

In the outskirts of Santiago, only 50 kilometers from the city, visitors find some of the best skiing in Chile.  Student can choose to participate in ski classes, or simply relax and enjoy the beautiful views and a good meal.

VINEYARD

Chile is widely recognized for the quality of its wines, especially Carmenere, a variety of grape that was once close to extinction due to a plague in France. Students have the opportunity to learn more about Chilean wine and its roots dating back to the arrival of the Spanish in the 16th century.