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Semester Abroad in Chile


  • Universidad del Bio Bio: Chillan, Chile
    • A full Spanish immersion program, where students live with local host families and take courses with Chilean students. 
    • Chillan is a regional center with a population of approximately 150,000 people and located near the center of Chile. 
    • The region around Chillan is an outdoor adventure land. Skiing, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking- all are nearby. 



  • Fall: mid August - mid December
  • Spring: late February/early March - mid July
  • Students majoring in Spanish may study for an academic year

Additional Requirements and Recommendations

  • Open to Spanish majors and minors 
  • B average in Spanish language classes
  • Must be enrolled or have completed the equivalent to GLSP 301 to apply
  • It is highly recommended that students take TCCA 230 (Intercultural Communication: Global Perspectives).


  •  Students live with host families.


Other Information

Study Abroad Application - Download and Complete