Universities in Santiago
Pontifical Catholic University - Madre y Maestra
The Pontifical Catholic University is a private institution founded in Santiago in 1962 with the objectives of teaching, research, and community service. The campus encompasses 300 beautifully landscaped acres with 32 buildings including classrooms, laboratories, administrative offices, library, computer labs, student center, and sporting facilities. Both undergraduate and post graduate degrees are offered in the fields of medicine, engineering, business, social sciences, law, humanities, and education.
Our programs at the Pontifical Catholic University - Madre y Maestra
Service-Learning in Santiago
Participants will attend one of the following universities if they are participating in an ISA program in conjunction with their service-learning program:
Pontifical Catholic University-Madre y Maestra (PUCMM)
Students participating in a full-time service-learning program will serve 15-35 hours per week at a local organization. All participants will develop a Portfolio throughout the program which includes reflective essays, group discussions, logs of hours, a supervisor evaluation and a certificate of completion.
Students participating in an ISA academic program and service-learning during the semester will work 5-10 hours per week at a local host organization while attending classes at the host university. The service-learning placement will begin 1-2 weeks after the first week of classes and end the week prior to final exams.
Students participating in an ISA academic program during the summer will begin their service-learning program after the ISA Summer academic program ends. Participants will spend between 15-35 hours per week at a local organization.
Participants can earn 1-6 credits based on the number of contact hours accrued at the host organization and successful completion of the Portfolio. Visit the Academic Credit page of the ISA Service-Learning website for more information.
Our programs at the Service-Learning in Santiago
Custom Programs in Santiago
Academics vary by program and may be comprised of one or more of the following: