CIEE Open Campus in Santiago, Chile
The metropolis of Santiago is South America’s sixth-largest city, with a population of six million people. The city is ringed by the towering Andes mountains, always in view. In Santiago you will enjoy world-class cuisine, neoclassical architecture, exotic parks, and a bustling urban environment.
Experience Santiago your way by customizing your study abroad experience through our Open Campus program. Enroll in one, two, or three six-week blocks for your perfect amount of intensive study and cultural engagement, select your academic track from six options, then pick your courses from a wide range of subject areas.
Study abroad in Santiago and you will:
- Get to know Chile with nonstop activities, like film nights, urban bike tours with Santiago student ambassadors, and hikes in the Andes foothills.
- Live with a Chilean family: the place where students learn the real language, deep values and best food ever given by a “cariñosa” host family.
- Take your pick from Santiago’s many world class museums such as, The Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino and The Chilean National Museum of Fine Arts.
Stay in Santiago de Chile for the duration of this unique study abroad experience, or add on blocks in other CIEE Open Campus locations (Berlin or Copenhagen) to experience more intercultural learning with CIEE’s unique Global Scholar program.
This program offers students a series of courses designed to help students explore the dynamics of this Latin American nation and its culture. Students may select one of six academic tracks: Language, Literature & Culture, Business, Communications, Journalism & New Media, Global & Community Health, International Relations & Political Science, or Sustainability and Environmental Sciences.
Courses are mostly taught in English, by CIEE faculty; Spanish language classes are available at multiple different levels
Find out more.
Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.
- Fall or Spring options. See CIEE for details
This Madison College sponsored program is run by the Council for International Education Exchange (CIEE). Students will apply to Madison College and to CIEE for acceptance on the program.
Courses will vary depending on session. Please see CIEE's website for more information on available courses.
A passport is required for U.S. citizens traveling abroad. If you need to apply for a passport, it is advised to allow at least 6 weeks for standard processing.
All students are required to attend two pre-departure orientations. These orientations provide information on health and safety, packing, trip planning, flight logistics, and other essential information.
Program fees will be paid directly to CIEE. Please visit the CIEE webpage for specific program costs. https://www.ciee.org/go-abroad/college-study-abroad/programs/germany/berlin/summer-berlin
There is a $200 required fee to Madison College that covers Madison College orientation, the academic equivalent process, support before, during, and after Study Abroad, and all associated services.
There are additional scholarship opportunities for this program available to Madison College students. Students interested in this program should meet with the Center for International Education to discuss these options and apply to these specific scholarships. Contact Study Abroad
to schedule a meeting.
For More Information
If you would like to know more about studying abroad through Madison College, please email us or call 608-246-6201 to schedule an appointment.