Semester / Trimester

Students may choose between the following Program Terms:

Latin American Studies, Spanish Language & Courses with Locals - Pontifical Catholic University - Madre y Maestra

This program is designed for students at the intermediate and advanced levels of Spanish proficiency. Students will participate in courses focusing on Spanish Language and Caribbean and Latin American studies. All courses will be taken at the Pontifical Catholic University "Madre y Maestra" (PUCMM) and instructed by PUCMM faculty. Students will also have an opportunity to participate in a community service program with possible placement in an organization or business in Santiago. On a limited basis, ISA students at the advanced levels of Spanish may take classes with Dominican students from the university's primary course listings. Please call the ISA office for additional information.

For level verification, all students must take a Spanish language placement exam upon arrival in Santiago. Please note that these placement suggestions are not a guarantee of a student's Spanish level. Language levels will be determined solely by the on-site placement exam administered by the PUCMM.

***If the placement exam indicates that the student is not at the intermediate level, course options will be very limited.

Spring 1 2014Jan 2, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014ISGS1114$10,500Program in Progress
Spring 2 2014 (Spring 1 + ELAP Service-Learning and Internships)Jan 2, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014ISGES1114$12,000Program in Progress
Fall 1 2014Mid Aug, 2014 to Mid Dec, 2014ISGF1114$10,500Currently Accepting Applications!
Fall 2 2014 (Fall 1 + ELAP Service-Learning and Internships)Mid Aug, 2014 to Mid Dec, 2014ISGEF1114$12,000Currently Accepting Applications!
Spring 1 2015Early Jan, 2015 to Late Apr, 2015ISGS1115TBA Currently Accepting Applications!
Spring 2 2015 (Spring 1 + ELAP Service-Learning and Internships)Early Jan, 2015 to Late Apr, 2015ISGES1115TBA Currently Accepting Applications!

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