IFSA Butler: Chilean Universities Program

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Academic Program

Students attend classes at the University of Chile and the Catholic University of Chile. Instruction consists of lectures, seminars, tutorials, and research.. Courses are taught in Spanish. On-site orientations and fieldtrips are included.

  • Reviewed by: J. Wood
  • Fields of study: Full curriculum in the humanities and social sciences
  • Eligibility: 9.0 cumulative GPA; five semesters of college-level Spanish (at least one upper division course); 3-5 courses in major
  • Number of program participants: 20

Living Arrangements

Students live in private homes. Meals are taken with the host family.

Term Dates

  • Fall: mid-July to mid-December
  • Spring: mid-February to early July


  • Visa Information: After acceptance, your program will provide you with specifics about the visa required. The embassy site will have information on visa requirements for planning purposes.
  • Budget Planning: For budget planning purposes, click here to view the current cost of living comparison between Santiago and Los Angeles.
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