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Semester / Trimester

Business and Culture in English & Courses with Locals -Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez

The Business and Culture in English & Courses with Locals program allows students at the advanced or higher Spanish proficiency level to enroll in Courses with local Chilean students. Students can choose from a wide range of courses that fall under the host university's curriculum. Students who do not wish to enroll in at least one course with locals, will be required to switch to the Business and Culture in English & Spanish Language program.

All courses are taught at the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez by local university professors. ISA participants take classes alongside Chilean and other international students.

Program Highlights:

  • Business courses in English available.
  • Required to enroll in one course, at minimum, with locals.
  • Traditional style campus.
  • Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez is AACSB accredited.

Gap Year students are also eligible for this program. For more information, click here.

Please note that a student visa is required for all ISA Chile semester programs. Please reference the Student Visa & Embassy page for more information. Applying for a visa could require out of state travel.

Semester + Semester Programs Available: Students may participate in the Spring + Fall OR the Fall + Spring sessions of this program by selecting their two semesters of interest when submitting the initial ISA online application. For more information about this option, please contact your Chile Site Specialist.


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 four semesters (six quarters) of college-level Spanish.

Course Information

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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