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  • Locations: Valparaiso, Chile
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: ISEP 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Recommended Majors: Accounting, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Communications, Computer Science, Earth Studies, Economics, Education, English, Finance, Geography, History, International Studies, Journalism, Latin American Studies, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religion/Theology Minimum GPA: 2.75
Language of Instruction: Spanish Housing Options: Homestay
Program Description:

  • Experience the unique culture of Chile’s second largest city: Valparaíso, a UNESCO world heritage site filled with world-renown coastlines, street art, and hillside elevator systems. 
  • Enhance your language proficiency by living in a homestay while taking classes taught in Spanish alongside local students. 
  • Engage with an inclusive campus environment that offers learning support, and resources to accompany underrepresented students. 
  • Deepen your fluency in Spanish and broaden your understanding of Chilean life by taking language and culture classes, or direct enroll in an expansive number of classes spanning a broad range of academic fields. 

Valparaíso is a vibrant city known as the “hidden gem” of Latin America that is surrounded with breath-taking panoramic views and beaches. Chile is filled with incredible natural wonders and offers a never-ending list of adventurous activities to take part in such as surfing, sandboarding, or touring Penguin Island! 

PUCV hosts a Volunteer Job Fair every semester to provide opportunities to meet with representatives and learn about what opportunities are available to get involved in the community. 

What We Love About PUCV 
PUCV is filled with dedicated staff members and host families who provide hands on support throughout the program. From language acquisition to identity concerns, PUCV is available to help navigate cultural experiences in a new host city. 

Visit the Program Page for Study in Chile - Spanish Language & Latin American Studies to learn more. 

You can meet with the ISEP Coordinator at your home campus or speak with an ISEP Student Services Officer, who will guide you through the application process, pre-departure, your time abroad, and your return. To connect with ISEP, visit our website. 


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 09/10/2024 10/04/2024 TBA TBA
Calendar Year 2025 09/10/2024 09/10/2024 TBA TBA
Fall 2025 02/27/2025 02/27/2025 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2025-2026 02/27/2025 02/27/2025 TBA TBA