|Centers for Interamerican Studies: Semester in the Andes SPRING - FALL
The Semester in the Andes program combines quality academic content with an extended intercultural and language experience. Live and study in Cuenca, Ecuador, while also traveling to some of South America’s must-see sites: Machu Picchu, the Galapagos Islands and the Amazon Rainforest! The semester is open to students from a wide range of majors with or without previous Spanish knowledge.
The semester is divided into two academic terms, allowing students to begin with intensive Spanish courses and then choose from several options: further Spanish courses, internship/service learning project, or courses from several academic disciplines.
||Dates: Twice a year, January-May and September-December
Cost: See website.
|CSA Direct Low Cost Non-Profit Programs in Latin America
Direct enrollment in low cost, non-profit academic programs in Latin American countries. Verified, fully accredited programs in Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Peru. Discounts on tuition available. Easy to register, and quick admission documents sent. Open to all college students, high school, and adults worldwide. Flexibility with program dates, housing, travel, and payments. Earn college credit.
Go Direct with CSA – Budget Study Abroad – Since 1990.
Dates: Rolling admissions. Academic Year, Semester, and Summer terms. See CSA website for details.
Cost: Low-cost, non-profit. See CSA website for details
Contact: Program Director, Center for Study Abroad (CSA), 325 Washington Ave., S. #93, Kent, WA 98032.
Academic Programs International
API at Universidad Alberto Hurtado in Santiago, Chile
API students selecting Santiago as their study abroad destination will complete their coursework at the Universidad Alberto Hurtado (UAH). The UAH is a Jesuit university focusing on social sciences and the humanities, with the goal of understanding the complex economic, political and cultural problems within Chile and Latin America as a whole. Located in a historic area of Santiago, students will enjoy studying in a beautiful environment alongside local Chilean students.
API at Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso in Valparaiso, Chile
API students will study at one of the best universities in Chile, which offers courses in a wide variety of subjects. Students will study alongside other Chileans and a Latin American Studies Certificate is available for advanced Spanish speakers. This program will prove to be an invaluable experience and will include support from outstanding on-site staff and host families as well as opportunities for volunteering, community service, fun social activities, day trips, and excursions!
API at the Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria in Valparaiso, Chile
API's Integrated Studies Program at the Universidad Técnica Federico Santa Maria (UTFSM) offers students the opportunity to study abroad in Valparaíso and take courses at one of the most highly ranked universities in Chile. The university’s beautiful campus overlooks the Pacific Ocean and inspires local students to spend time studying outdoors.
API at Universidad Adolfo Ibanez in Vina del Mar, Chile
API offers a study abroad in Viña del Mar at the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (UAI). UAI offers degrees in business, the liberal arts and humanities, engineering, law and the social sciences. The university offers courses designed for international students in both Spanish and English, as well as options to directly enroll in courses with local Chilean students. Students will enjoy the UAI campus in Viña del Mar with its extensive amenities and impressive modern architecture.
API Gap Year — Program in Chile
API's Spanish Language and Latin American Studies Program is designed for students who want to improve their Spanish language skills, learn about Chilean and Latin American culture, and participate in service learning projects in the local community.
ICADS Costa Rica
Spanish Intensives in Costa Rica
For over 30 years, ICADS has provided community based study abroad programming in Central America.
If you only have a month, ICADS offers Intensive Spanish courses every month combining Spanish language study with afternoon service learning projects.
Social Justice and Development (Internship Program) participants then engage in an 8-week mentored internship while Environment and Sustainable Development (Field Program) students explore multiple ecosystems and design a research project that is typically carried out in rural communities.
University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC)
Spanish Studies in Heredia, Costa Rica
Both locations offer intensive language studies which fulfill up to 2 years of university language Spanish requirements in only 1 semester or 8-week summer program in Heredia. Additional courses offered in political science, history, biology, teacher ed., business, literature, etc. Program organized week-long and weekend field trips, homestays, and many local university activities.
Spanish and Latin American Studies in Santiago, Chile
Santiago program offers intensive language studies fulfilling up to 2 years of university Spanish requirements in only 1 semester at one of Chile's finest private universities. Additional courses in literature, business, history, political science, drama, and dance, etc. Week long program-oriented field trips to the north and south of Chile, homestays available, and many university activities included.