Chile: Cultural Identity, Social Justice & Community Development
Sponsor: School for International Training (SIT)
Location: Valparaiso, Chile
Students take field-based, experiential program courses, along with intensive language courses and complete an independent study project. Through these courses, excursions, and a homestay with indigenous families, students explore Chile's recent political and social history and discover how Chileans are working to reconcile with the past while struggling to create a more equitable and culturally inclusive society. Classes are taught in Spanish.
Program Type: Affiliated
- Spanish majors and minors must discuss their study abroad plans with a departmental adviser.
- Review important information and advice about conducting academic Research Abroad.
- Read Credit Enrollment requirements for information about maintaining a full-time course load while abroad.
To apply, Northwestern students must:
- Complete an NU Study Abroad Application by the appropriate deadline
- Complete an SIT application by the program's deadline
1.5 years or the equivalent of recent Spanish and the ability to follow coursework in Spanish, as assessed by SIT.
Housing:Urban and rural homestays, hostels, and hotels
Fall 2015: $26,737
Billed by Northwestern: $22,535
- Tuition: $15,625
- Room & board: $4,350
- SAAF: $2,560
Estimated additional costs: $4,202
- Airfare: $1,500
- Local travel: $125
- Books & supplies: $75
- Personal expenses: $2,150
- Visa: $200
- HTH: $152
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