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Spanish Language & Chilean Culture -Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

The three-week Spanish Language & Chilean Culture J-Term program accommodates students at the intermediate and advanced Spanish language levels who hold a 2.5 GPA. Students will enroll in Spanish Grammar and Chilean Culture & Conversation for a total of 70 hours of instruction. The course is divided into two modules of Spanish Grammar, and Chilean Culture and Conversation consisting of 35 hours of instruction each. All courses are taught by Chilean professors and are taken with ISA and other international students. Students at the advanced language level who wish to choose from a more extensive course list may want to consider the January Intensive Month program, also at the PUCV.

All classes are taken with international students and are taught by Chilean professors. Please note that the J-Term program price does not include airport pick-up, drop-off, or excursions.


Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

Students must have completed or tested out of a minimum of two semesters (three quarters) of college-level Spanish.

Course Information

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Please note that there are no beginning level Spanish courses offered in this program.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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$3,450 (IVPJ0117) Currently Accepting Applications!