International Studies Abroad ®est. 1987


Field Research in Education -Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

The Field Research in Education summer program provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge of Chile's public school system. The program contains a theoretical component in which students complete course work related to the public school sector in Chile. This course work is complemented by a practical component during which students complete a project in the public school community in high need areas.

This short-term program is oriented towards international students with an intermediate Spanish level or higher. Students participating in this program are required to take the Field Research course and practicum for a total of 4 semester credits/ 6 quarter credits. Students have the option of enrolling in an additonal Spanish or English course.

All courses are taught at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso by local university professors. ISA participants take classes alongside other international students.

Program Highlights:

  • Urban style campus right across from the ISA Valparaíso office.
  • Field research opportunity.
  • Latin American Studies courses available in English!


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.

All students are required to be a Spanish major or minor.

Course Information

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.


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