** 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.
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:
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