API (Academic Programs International): Vina del Mar - Universidad Adolfo Ibanez

2 recent reviews

Request Info

(For American Students)


A Program Rep. will contact you shortly after
For non-American students, please contact the program directly.

Or Register With Facebook

It will help you track your requests and only takes a second.

Built on the land of two former estates, the city of Viña del Mar began in the late 1800s and has grown to become a popular destination for Chileans, Argentines and other tourists from around the world. Often called the “Garden City”, it was once ... read more

All Reviews

OVERALL RATING 4.8
Based on 2 Reviews
Academics
Housing
Food
Admin
Cost of Living
Social/Cultural
Overall Experience
A student studying abroad with API (Academic Programs International): Vina del Mar - Universidad Adolfo Ibanez
Beyond completing my goals to improve my spanish speaking skills and to travel the world, I gained so much more than I expected. I learned a lot about myself and who I am as a person. I learned about the complexity and power in Chilean history and culture. I made so many friends, and even more life-long memories. I gained a f... - Bryant University View Entire Review
Studying abroad with API in Chile helped me challenge the United States-centric narrative of the continent America that I had internalized, and absolutely upset my conceptions of democracy, capitalism, and political protest as I lived the Chilean people's revolutionary social unrest. I am also incredibly more confident in myself... - Rhodes College View Entire Review

About

Built on the land of two former estates, the city of Viña del Mar began in the late 1800s and has grown to become a popular destination for Chileans, Argentines and other tourists from around the world. Often called the “Garden City”, it was once known primarily for its beautiful beaches. Viña del Mar is also known as a university town. It is a safe and relaxed city where visiting students can study Chilean language and culture.

The Business and Latin American Studies in English program at the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez is open to students at all Spanish levels.  Students have the opportunity to complete Spanish language courses along with business, Chilean culture, and Latin American studies courses in English or Spanish.  Students with an advanced level of Spanish are welcome to select integrated courses with Chilean students from the standard university course offerings.  Courses are available in business administration, engineering, journalism and psychology, as well as other areas of liberal arts and the social sciences.  Students who elect to complete courses with Chilean students will need to stay several extra weeks in Chile due to a more extensive exam period and will be assessed an additional fee for extending their housing. Business courses at UAI are AACSB accredited. During the orientation period on-site, all students complete a language placement test to determine their Spanish level.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • Spanish
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Latin American Studies
  • Spanish and Iberian Studies
  • Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Psychology
  • Economics
  • Business
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • Cultural Studies
  • Design and Applied Arts
  • Engineering
  • Film, Video, Photographic Arts
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Marketing
  • Natural Sciences
  • Political Science and Government
  • Spanish Language, Literature
  • Legal Studies
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Website
Take me there!

Statistics

API / Academic Programs International Scholarships

API is pleased to support students who are the first in their families to attend a college or university. The First Generation Scholarship award ranges from $250 to $750 per session and is available for academic year, quarter/semester, and summer students.

$250-$750

Deadlines:
FALL/YEAR: June 10 SPRING SEMESTER / WINTER QUARTER PROGRAMS: October 15 SPRING QUARTER: December 15 SUMMER: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
In order to be eligible to apply, students must meet the following requirements: Have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher Be a first-generation college student (i.e., parents and grandparents did not attend a college or university). Show financial need. Letter of recommendation, two essays,

This scholarship is offered to API participants who attend a community or technical college in the U.S., and awards range from $250 to $750 per session.

$250-$750

Deadlines:
FALL/YEAR: June 10 SPRING SEMESTER / WINTER QUARTER PROGRAMS: October 15 SPRING QUARTER: December 15 SUMMER: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
Letter of recommendation, two essays,

The API STEM scholarship is offered for API participants who are studying science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The API STEM Scholarship award ranges from $250 to $750 and is available for academic year, quarter/semester, and summer students.

$250-$750

Deadlines:
FALL/YEAR: June 10 SPRING SEMESTER / WINTER QUARTER PROGRAMS: October 15 SPRING QUARTER: December 15 SUMMER: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
In order to be eligible to apply, students must meet the following requirements: Have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher. Major in an area classified as a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics). Special consideration will be given to students who are taking courses related to their major while abroad. Show financial need. Letter of recommendation Two essays

The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide. Students participating in an API program who have been awarded a Gilman scholarship will be eligible to receive up to $1,000 in matching contributions from API for a study abroad program, or up to $500 in matching contributions from API for an intern abroad program. To receive this award, Gilman winners should indicate their scholarship details on their financial aid information after acceptance to an API study abroad program.

Up to $1,000

Deadlines:
See Gilman deadlines in link below.

Guidelines/Requirements:
See Gilman requirements in link below.

API is proud to provide a diversity scholarship in order to support students from a variety of backgrounds. The API Diversity Scholarship award ranges from $250 to $750 and is available for academic year, quarter/semester, or summer students. In order to qualify for this scholarship, students must be one or more of the following: a U.S. military veteran, a non-traditional student (30 years old or older), a student with a disability, a minority student, and/or a LGBTQ student.

$250-$750

Deadlines:
FALL/YEAR: June 10 SPRING SEMESTER / WINTER QUARTER PROGRAMS: October 15 SPRING QUARTER: December 15 SUMMER: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
In order to qualify for this scholarship, students must be one or more of the following: a U.S. military veteran, a non-traditional student (30 years old or older), a student with a disability, a minority student, and/or a LGBTQ student. Letter of recommendation Two essays

It is not an easy task to juggle the demands of college athletics with academic responsibilities while pursuing other interests on campus. API supports both current and college-bound student-athletes participating on our programs. We welcome student-athletes across all divisions of the NCAA, NAIA, and NJCAA to apply.

$250- $750

Deadlines:
FALL/YEAR: June 10 SPRING SEMESTER / WINTER QUARTER PROGRAMS: October 15 SPRING QUARTER: December 15 SUMMER: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
Only for student-athletes across all divisions of the NCAA, NAIA, and NJCAA. Students applying must also have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, and submit a letter of recommendation and two essays.

The API regional scholarships (Asia/Middle East, Europe, Latin America) provide awards that range from $250 to $800 per session. All API students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher are encouraged to apply. The scholarship is both need and merit-based. We will review your academic record, essays and financial need as stated in your own words. This scholarship is offered to quarter/semester, academic year, and summer students.

$250-$800

Deadlines:
FALL/YEAR: June 10 SPRING SEMESTER / WINTER QUARTER PROGRAMS: October 15 SPRING QUARTER: December 15 SUMMER: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
3.0+ GPA, Letter of recommendation, two essays,

Videos

Social Media

Featured API / Academic Programs International Programs

Study Abroad Reviews for API (Academic Programs International): Three Cities -  Lorenzo de'Medici - The Italian International Institute
API (Academic Programs International): Three Cities - Lorenzo de'Medici - The Italian International Institute
Program Announcement:
Travel across Italy with API!

Students spend one month on a traveling study abroad program by starting in Tuscania, followed by one mont...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for API (Academic Programs International): Salamanca - Universidad de Salamanca
API (Academic Programs International): Salamanca - Universidad de Salamanca

This program is ideal for students who would like to improve their communication and grammar skills, while...

4.6

6 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for API (Academic Programs International): Barcelona - Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
API (Academic Programs International): Barcelona - Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona was founded in 1968 and is well known for its international profile....

4.8

6 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for API (Academic Programs International): Buenos Aires - Universidad de Belgrano
API (Academic Programs International): Buenos Aires - Universidad de Belgrano

Founded in the 1500s by Spanish conquistadores, Buenos Aires has evolved into a thriving, cosmopolitan cit...

4.2

3 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for API (Academic Programs International): Grenoble - Université des Alpes
API (Academic Programs International): Grenoble - Université des Alpes

The setting of this alpine city is what truly makes it unique. For a panoramic view of the city and surrou...

4.3

4 reviews
View all 161 programs offered by API / Academic Programs International