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Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Exchange

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Sponsor: Northwestern University Office of International Program Development (IPD)

Location: Santiago, Chile


Students are enrolled directly into the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC), a top university with four campuses in Santiago containing 18 different schools, including Biological Sciences, Economics, Chemistry, Communications, Education, Engineering, Mathematics and Social Sciences.  Classes are taught in Spanish.


  • Full Year
  • Fall
  • Winter/Spring


Spanish majors or minors must discuss their study abroad plans with a departmental adviser.

Languages: Spanish

Language Requirements: 

2 years+ or the equivalent of college-level Spanish with the ability to do coursework in Spanish.


Residence halls or home stays

Program Costs: 

Please refer to the IPD program page for cost information.