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Spanish Language & Latin American Studies - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Spring 1B 2018 + Service-Learning (Feb 20, 2018 to Jun 23, 2018)
Catalog Code: IVPES1118

The Spanish Language & Latin American Studies program is designed for students at all levels of Spanish proficiency. All courses are taught at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso by local university professors. ISA participants will take classes alongside other international students.

Program Highlights:

  • Traditional style campus right across from the ISA Valparaíso office.
  • High intermediate, advanced and higher level Spanish speakers, are able to enroll in elective courses with locals.
  • Various English courses available.
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.

Service-Learning Information
In addition to their academic courses, students will have the opportunity to spend 5-10 hours per week at a host organization, increasing language proficiency and gaining valuable international experience. Placements are arranged prior to arrival in the host country and language requirements vary. Visit the ISA Service-Learning website for more information on placement opportunities.

Service-Learning placements are coordinated by ISA and have no affiliation with the university. Students will develop a Portfolio throughout the program, documenting their projects, hours, and program activities.

Students 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.

Prices & Dates

February 20, 2018 - June 23, 2018

Session Dates:

IVPES1118

Catalog Code:

$12,950*

Price:

November 1, 2017 Extended to November 10, 2017

Application Due Date:

November 15, 2017

Final Forms & Payments Due:

*prices and dates are subject to change

Eligibility

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.

Additional Program Options

Service-Learning

Service-Learning placements are offered in this site and may be combined with an ISA academic program. Email moc.daorbaseiduts@gninraelecivres or speak with a program manager at 512-777-2868 about your options.

Mission Work

ISA's Veritas Christian Study Abroad division adds ministry service opportunities and spiritual support to existing ISA programs. Students interested in participating in missions while studying abroad must apply to a Veritas program (Visit veritasabroad.com to view program options). Veritas programs promote spiritual growth through the on-site support of a Mission Mentor as well as engaging academic and mission experiences. Speak with a Veritas representative at 512-215-3797 or email info@veritasabroad.com.

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