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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Advisor: Gabriela Luis (17954) Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.7
Language of Instruction: Spanish Language Prerequisite: Yes
Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Homestay, Hostel/Hotel, Other Program Provider: SIT
Fall Calendar: Late August to early December Restrictions: Vanderbilt undergraduates only
Type of Program: Study Center Academic Calendar: Similar to VU
Additional Prerequisites: Yes, see program homepage
Program Description:

While studying in Ushuaia, the southern-most city in the world, students will apply scientific research methods to identify the impact of climate change on Patagonia and Antarctica. Students will focus on climate change specifically in relation to human activity, and how it affects marine life and maritime communication routes. As a part of their course, students will participate in a ten day trip to Antarctica with researchers. Students will in live in a homestay with a local family for eight weeks and take all coursework in Spanish. In addition to their coursework, students will complete either an independent study project or an internship.

Eligible students will have completed three semesters of college-level Spanish.



Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Review Begins Start Date End Date
Spring 2023 08/31/2022 09/01/2022 TBA TBA