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Study abroad in Chile and immerse yourself in the creative energy of a country emerging as an economic power with modern social programs and ties to both Europe and Asia.

You might practice Spanish at a market, meet up with local and international friends, and spend time with your host family all in an average day while studying abroad in Chile. Mix that with personal travel—imagine visiting Torres del Paine National Park or Peru !—and you’re ready for the Latin American adventure of a lifetime.

A strong and growing economy, a leader in continental rankings, and an incredible place to study abroad, Chile is calling your name.

On one of our five Chile study abroad programs, you’ll learn not only in class or at your internship, but also when Course-related excursion and fields trips provide context to what you’re learning in the classroom, and allow you to explore Chilean life outside of your host city.

Santiago

A booming industrial and financial center, Santiago is Chile’s capital and largest city.

Our Programs

Multi-Location - Emerging Economies: Buenos Aires & Santiago

Santiago
Buenos Aires
,
Chile
Argentina
Length: 
Fall 2018, Spring 2019
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$16,945
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Santiago - Politics, Social Justice & Language

Santiago
,
Chile
Length: 
Fall 2018, Spring 2019
Language prerequisites: 
4 semesters of college-level Spanish
Estimated Cost: 
$16,010
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Santiago January Term - Health Studies

Santiago
,
Chile
Length: 
Spring 2019
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
Price TBD
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Santiago Summer - Health Studies

Santiago
,
Chile
Length: 
Summer 2019
Language prerequisites: 
4 semesters of college-level Spanish
Estimated Cost: 
$6,990
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Santiago Summer - Internship

Santiago
,
Chile
Length: 
Summer 2019
Language prerequisites: 
None- but 4 or more semesters of college-level Spanish encouraged
Estimated Cost: 
$5,300
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Santiago – Full-Time Semester Internship

Santiago
,
Chile
Length: 
Fall 2018, Spring 2019
Language prerequisites: 
4 semesters of college-level Spanish
Estimated Cost: 
$6,990
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Santiago – Health Studies

Santiago
,
Chile
Length: 
Fall 2018, Spring 2019
Language prerequisites: 
4 semesters of college-level Spanish
Estimated Cost: 
$16,010
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Top places to see in Santiago
  • Parque Metropolitano de Santiago

    The Parque Metropolitano overlooks Santiago and offers beautiful views of the city. The park is divided into two sections: Cumpre and Tupahue. Both sections are filled with swimming pools, walking trails and botanical gardens.

  • Plaza de Armas

    This central city plaza is always bustling with street performers and art displays. Surrounding the plaza are the municipal buildings and the Catedral Metropolitana.

  • Cerro Santa Lucia

    On Santa Lucia Day, December 13, 1541, Pedro de Valdivia of Spain conquered this hill. Today, locals and tourists can shop, dine, and take in the beautiful view atop Cerro Santa Lucia.

The Latest from Chile

Oct 4 3:22pm
Santiago

Why Santiago, Chile deserves be your home for a semester

by Jaagrit

I am showing you around Santiago and all the activities you can access by being in Santiago. This is a quick overview of what you get from coming to Santiago, Chile.

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Sep 27 1:58pm
Santiago

How to get acclimated to a new city in 15 images

by Jaagrit

I am taking you through the first few days in a new city and what you can do to really feel at home when everything feels new. Stay curious about everything (food, conversations, behaviors, actions and new words) and ask questions about all the things that are new.

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Aug 27 2:14pm
London

The #1 Free Thing to Do in Your Study Abroad Host City Is…

by IES Abroad

We asked IES Abroad Ambassadors, recent alumni who volunteer to share their study abroad expertise, about the best free things to do in their study abroad host city. So, what was the number one free thing most all of our Ambassadors suggested?  

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Aug 25 11:40pm
Santiago

Far, Far Away

by Megan

Chile feels far, far away.

I've been home from Chile for several weeks now, and I've been busy almost ever since I stepped off the plane in the United States. But in the whirlwind time since, reminders of Chile show up in my life almost every day.

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Jul 26 11:24pm
Santiago

Doing It All (Or Not)

by Megan

Here I am in my seat, hundreds of miles above the earth and sea on an airplane back to my home. Everything I did throughout my internship abroad is done, I took all I could fit with me in my suitcase, and I left some things behind. Now there's just me, my thoughts, and several more hours of travel.

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