Valparaíso and Viña del Mar
Valparaíso (pop. 284,000), and Viña del Mar (pop. 285,000) are sister cities located halfway down Chile's endless coastline and sixty-eight miles northwest of Santiago. A city of seafaring traditions and grand hilltop views, Valparaíso was once home to the famous Chilean poet Pablo Neruda. Valparaíso also functions as the primary commercial port, naval base, and seat of political power for the country, which creates a unique and modern dynamic in a city with roots in the colonial past. Together, Valparaíso and Viña del Mar offer something for each visitor, including spectacular beaches, museums, and architecture. Be sure not to miss the world famous music Festival de Viña each February at la Quinta Vergara!
Academic Programs Offered in
Semester + Semester options are available for certain programs in this city. In these instances, students will receive a discount off of the second term. ISA support services, housing and insurance are not included during the interim period between sessions but may be added for an additional charge.
To see if this option is available for your specific program of interest, please review that program's semester pages or contact ISA for more information.