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Fact Sheet:
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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: English, Spanish Language Prerequisite: Yes
Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Homestay, Hostel/Hotel Program Provider: SIT
Click here for a definition of this term Area(s) of Study: Diverse studies available (see below) Fall Calendar: Late August to early December
Spring Calendar: Late February to early June Restrictions: Vanderbilt undergraduates only
Type of Program: Study Center Academic Calendar: Extends into Summer Months
Additional Prerequisites: N/A
Program Description:

On this study center program, students study educational policies and pedagogies utilized in Chile and Argentina, and explore the relationship between education, society, and diversity in both countries. In addition to their coursework, students complete either an internship or an independent study project. As a required piece of this program, students experience three types of homestays, two in the urban communities of Santiago, Chile and Buenos Aires, Argentina, and one with an indigenous Mapuche family near Temuco, Chile.

Courses are taught in Spanish, and students wishing to enroll in SIT Chile: Comparative Education and Social Change must have completed three semesters of college-level Spanish, or equivalent, with ability to follow coursework in Spanish. Also, relevant previous coursework in education, Latin American studies, or developmental studies is required.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Review Begins Start Date End Date
Fall 2023 02/22/2023 02/23/2023 TBA TBA