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Chile: An Academic/Service Adventure
Santiago, Chile (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Spring
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Restrictions: Buffalo State applicants only
Budget Sheets Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:

The Program:

Study intensive Spanish for two weeks at Escuela  Fronteras, located in an architectural heritage section of Santiago.

Live with host families to experience Chile’s friendly people and culture (including traditional cuisine) and to immerse yourself in the language.

Engage in service-learning pertinent to the program option in which you enroll.

Explore a city of 6.5 million people known for its arts and its proximity to both the Pacific Ocean and  the Andes Mountains.

Enjoy 60°F temperatures during the day and 40°F at night.
Take excursions to natural hot springs, wineries, artisan communities, and trekking and skiing destinations (weather permitting).

Visit the nearby cities of Viña del Mar and Valparaíso on weekends.

Spanish/Elementary Education

Take EDU 310W Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School and EDU 311W The Teaching of Reading and Other Language Arts in the Elementary School  or EDU 511 Methods of Teaching English/Language Arts and EDU 564 Social Studies in the Elementary Classroom.

After morning Spanish classes in Santiago, shadow teacher candidates in the English Pedagogy Program at Universidad Mayor.
Volunteer in elementary schools in the Chilean capital.

Earn three credits in Spanish in addition to EDU 310/311 or EDU 511/564.

Questions should be directed to
Dr. Pixita del Prado Hill at :


Attend a series of pre-departure workshops.

Submit a reflective journal for the Spanish/Elementary Education option; prepare short writing assignments and a final paper/poster for the Spanish/Sociology option.

The program is open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors with  a GPA of 2.5  or better.  Graduate students in good academic standing may also apply for the Spanish/Elementary Education option.
Prior knowledge of Spanish is not required.   


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Financial aid applies to these costs and scholarships are available.

This program is currently not accepting applications.