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Semester or Year in Chile

Semester or Year in Chile
Spend a semester or year in Chile through ISEP
Location: 
Chile
Language of Instruction: 
Spanish
Term: 
Academic Year
Fall
Spring
Academic Disciplines: 
-Open to All Majors
Spanish
Latin American Studies
Program Type: 
Semester or Academic Year
Highlights: 

ISEP is a total immersion program. In most cases, ISEP participants register as a regular student at the host institution, take the same courses and have the same assignments, and participate in the same activities as the local students at that institution. This means that a student applying for an ISEP site must be more proactive and prepared to handle being in a location where they may be the only KU student in the program.

For more information on ISEP sites in Chile, click here to view the general ISEP Website: ISEP. Specific school links are in the "Academic Information" section below.

Program Summary: 

Discover the warmth of Chile with the welcoming people and beautiful beaches. From the Atacama Desert in the North, the coastal region to the West, the Andes mountains to the East, and glaciers, fjords and lakes in the South, this land of "Fire and Ice" has some of the most diverse landscapes in the world. Enjoy the finest vineyards while eating an amazing array of fresh seafood in Latin America’s most economically and politically stable country. See political history in the making as the first female President takes office, read world famous literature by Pablo Neruda and Isabel Allende, and perfect your Spanish - all while soaking up the beauty of Chile!

Further Reading: 

Please contact ISEP coordinator Charlie Ambrose at chambrose@ku.edu for more information.


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