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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Type of Program: Study Abroad Housing Options: Apartment, Homestay
Area of Study: Business, Culture, Spanish Language of Instruction: English, Spanish
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Class Eligibility: 2 Sophomore
Program Description:
We Are Study Abroad
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  • Santiago
  • La Serena*
  • Valle del Elqui*
  • Horcón
  • National Stadium*
  • Valle Nevado*
  • Portillo*
  • Isla Negra
  • Pucón

Excursions vary per term.  Please visit for most up-to-date information.

                             * = optional

  • Official transcript from host university
  • Tuition at host university
  • Room and board
  • Tutorial assistance
  • Full-time resident staff
  • Excursions
  • Excursion transportation
  • Medical insurance
  • Internet access
  • Student services
  • Cultural activities
  • Airport reception & transfers
  • On-site ISA office
  • Language exchange (depending on the session)
  • Visa support
  • Pre-departure advising
  • On-site cultural and academic orientation
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Valapraíso/Viña del Mar

Business and Culture in English & Courses with Locals

Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso


Students who are at the beginning, intermediate or advanced level may choose only from the courses instructed in English for international students and the Spanish language classes, not to exceed 240 contact hours. In some cases, students who place into the advanced level may petition to take a course with locals.

Students who possess a high-advanced level of Spanish language proficiency may choose to take up to four courses with locals and five courses overall, not to exceed 240 contact hours.

Students who have not yet completed one semester/quarter of college-level Spanish or the equivalent must choose language as one of their courses.


Minimum Grade Requirement
  • Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.
Minimum Admissions Prerequisites
  • There is no language prerequisite for this program

Course Information
Course Disclaimer
  • There is no language prerequisite for this program.
ISA 1112 W. Ben White Blvd. Austin TX. 78704 Tel: 512-480-8522 Fax: 512-480-8866 Email:


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2022 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022-2023 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Winter-Spring 2023 10/15/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.