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  • Locations: Santiago, Chile
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Class Status Eligibility: Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore Housing Options: Homestay
Minimum Required GPA: 2.5 Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Political Science, Spanish
Program Model: Third Party Provider Language of Instruction: English
Provider: CIEE
Program Description:

Summer in Santiago


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Program Overview

Spend six weeks of your summer (or up to 12) studying abroad in Santiago, Chile's urban and vibrant capital city! Nestled in a bowl-shaped valley encircled by the towering Andes and the Cordillera de la Costa mountain range, Santiago provides exciting weekend outdoor adventures, such as hikes, skiing, or, in September, traditional kite-flying. This diverse, lively city alone hosts roughly half of the total population of Chile and is brimming with rich historical, social, economic, and cultural experiences.

When class is in session at CIEE Santiago, you'll take courses in a wide range of subject areas in the city's downtown area, blocks away from La Moneda Palace, the seat of Chile's president. Outside the classroom, you'll have plenty of opportunities to explore the city's storied culture, exciting sports, diverse entertainment, and plenty of outdoor activities. This exciting summer program invites you to discover all Santiago has to offer firsthand! 
Designed for students who require a flexible summer abroad, CIEE's Summer Open Campus Block program was thoughtfully structured to be completely customizable. Select one or two six-week blocks at any CIEE Open Campus Block location. Choose from Berlin, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Copenhagen, Dublin, Kyoto, London, Madrid, Monteverde, Paris, Rome, Santiago, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, and Yucatan.

Unique Experiences


classic Chilean cuisine via the “picadas” route – with stops at small eateries around the city.


the economic potential of Chile by visiting a nearby vineyard and learning about wine production and export strategy.


the morning hiking through the Andes and the afternoon enjoying the beaches at Viña del Mar and Valparaíso.

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Excursions & Activities

All programs feature activities  uniquely designed to complement your academic coursework. ?These may include: 

  • Explore the city with CIEE-trained guides and staff and discover the culture and history of Santiago de Chile and its surroundings.
  • Discovering Santiago’s neighborhoods and getting insider tips through CIEE-organized activities with cultural ambassadors.  
  • Visiting a natural reservation, like Cajón del Maipo, located merely 45 minutes from Santiago de Chile, and considering its contrasts with urban life.  
  • Seeing firsthand where Pablo Neruda, a Nobel Prize winner, lived and worked in Santiago de Chile and Valparaíso.  
  • Discovering the Open Sky Museum of San Miguel, with more than 5,000 square meters of outdoor graffiti and murals.  
  • An excursion outside the city to a vineyard and seeing why Chile is renowned as a top wine exporter. 

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions.
  • Optional on-site airport pick-up
  • Multi-day on-site orientation – introducing students to Santiago's society and culture, and the CIEE academic program
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included


Our highly experienced staff have extensive knowledge of all CIEE programs and services. If you are a student with questions about completing your application, or you want to sign up to receive program updates and news, our staff are happy to help.

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Financial Information

Policy on Institutional Scholarships
Institutional scholarships are not applied to study abroad costs. We strongly encourage students to apply for scholarships to fund study abroad. Please visit the scholarships page to learn more about scholarships, or see the director of International Education.

For Students Studying Abroad with External Providers during the Spring and Summer 2020 
Morehouse College students will be required to pay our preferred providers directly for all experiences. However, please be advised that we have featured programs from our preferred providers listed on this site, which we have vetted for quality, safety, and cost. While students are not required to choose one of the featured experiences, they are strongly encouraged to do so. Students will enroll at Morehouse. All tuition and fees will be payable to the College. All payments (including financial aid) will be applied to the student’s account at the College and the student will pay the provider directly. Any balance owed to the provider will be the responsibility of the student. Any overpayment to Morehouse College will be refunded.

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.