The Courses with Locals in Multiple Disciplines 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 Spanish Language & Latin American Studies program.
All courses are taught at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso by local university professors. ISA participants take classes alongside Chilean and other international students.
- Urban style campus right across from the ISA Valparaíso office.
- Popular Subjects: Business, Literature, Social Sciences, Latin American Studies.
- Required to enroll in one course, at minimum, with locals.
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.
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.
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.
Fall 2 2017 (Jul 18, 2017 to Dec 9, 2017)
(IVPF3117) Program in Progress
Fall 2 2017 + Service-Learning (Jul 18, 2017 to Dec 9, 2017)
(IVPEF3117) Program in Progress
Fall 2 2018 + Service-Learning (Mid Jul, 2018 to Early Dec, 2018)
$15,695 (IVPEF3118) Currently Accepting Applications!
Fall 2A 2018 (Mid Jun, 2018 to Early Dec, 2018)
$16,975 (IVPF3418) Currently Accepting Applications!
Fall 2B 2018 (Mid Jul, 2018 to Early Dec, 2018)
$13,975 (IVPF3118) Currently Accepting Applications!
Spring 2A 2018 (Early Feb, 2018 to Early Jul, 2018)
$16,975 (IVPS3418) Currently Accepting Applications!
Spring 2B 2018 (Mid Feb, 2018 to Early Jul, 2018)
$13,975 (IVPS3118) Currently Accepting Applications!
Spring 2B 2018 + Service-Learning (Mid Feb, 2018 to Early Jul, 2018)
$15,695 (IVPES3118) Currently Accepting Applications!