Chile: Cultural Identity, Social Justice & Community Development
Sponsor: School for International Training (SIT)
Location: Valparaiso, Chile
Description: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.
- Spanish majors and minors must discuss their study abroad plans with a departmental adviser.
- Review important information and advice about conducting academic Research 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 home stays, hostels and hotels.
Estimated costs, Fall 2012
(See the program site for the most updated cost information.)