Learn about themes of tradition and development in Chile and Latin America while living in Santiago, a city of grand avenues, lively markets, and parks. The Health Studies Summer program offers practical and direct experience through an observational clinical internship.
|Term||Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer Session|
|Credit Type||Resident Credit|
|Student Type||UofM Students|
|Student Year||Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors|
|Language||4 semesters college-level Spanish|
Santiago—Study in Santiago Semester and academic year participants enroll in a 4-credit Spanish language course and choose from a wide variety of courses in anthropology, art history, environmental studies, economics, history, Latin American studies, literature, political science, international relations and sociology. Regular university courses are available at the Universidad de Chile and the Pontifícia Universidad Católica de Chile. Take advantage of a community engagement project in connection with any of the program courses. Internships are available in arts, business, community development, education, government, health studies, social work, sociology and psychology. Instruction in Spanish by Chilean faculty. Typical credits: 30 for academic year; 15 for fall or spring semester.
Health Studies Summer program participants enroll in a clinical observation internship, which provides an opportunity to observe patient care at local clinics and public health organizations. In addition, students take Spanish for Medical Practitioners, which is designed for students in health sciences. Typical credits: 8 for summer.
Orientation will be conducted in 2 parts: an online orientation, which is mandatory for all students, and an in-person session. You will receive more information about the online orientation via email. Failure to complete the online orientation will impact your ability to go abroad.
The date for the in-person Fall semester 2020 & Academic Year 2020-2021 orientation session is as follows:
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Multiply the number of months you will be away by $45.
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Based on these additional services and benefits, the total program fee may be higher than the affiliate's published program fee.
Be aware: All programs require a $50 application fee. This fee will be charged to your student account upon submission of an online application.
To complete the online application for this program, you will need to select or provide the following information on the online application:
|Center Name||TC Learning Abroad Ctr|
|Education Abroad Term||See the IES website for term options|
|Program Name||IES Chile|
|Track Name||See the IES website for track name|
This program will require additional approval steps for Spring 2021 due to COVID19. Connect with your LAC program contact for more information.
Detailed descriptions and instructions for submitting each checklist item are included on the application checklist assigned to you.
You do not need to print out the Authorization and Evaluation form. Once your application is complete, we can electronically authorize your application with IES.
For further information or questions about this program, send an email toJackie Gmiterko or call at 612.626.4523.