IES Abroad: Santiago - Health Studies

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Thinking about studying abroad in Chile? Spend a semester abroad in Santiago! This study abroad program is designed for students interested in learning about global health industries, offering a first-hand look at the city’s community-centered pub... read more

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Past Review ¡Viva Chile!
I learned about the Chilean healthcare system and through my service learning/internship placement, I learned about the principles of popular education. I also learned medical Spanish, which helped me tremendously during the clinical observations. Overall, the experience was formative for my career goals. - Grinnell College View Entire Review
My classes and professors were fantastic and taught me so much about culture, medicine, and helped me to improve my Spanish greatly. I also learned a lot about myself and my independence while abroad. - Franklin & Marshall College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with IES Abroad: Santiago - Health Studies
In addition to my Spanish skills improving immensely, I was also exposed to issues with the health system in Santiago and Chile, and became very inspired. - University of Rochester View Entire Review
I learned more than I ever imagined while abroad. I learned how to be more independent. I gained knowledge on a variety of subjects, including the Chilean healthcare system. I greatly improved my Spanish-speaking abilities. I formed meaningful relationships and gained lots of new friends!! I learned how to take chances and be ad... - Ithaca College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with IES Abroad: Santiago - Health Studies
I was able to learn about the health care of Chile while learning many medical terms and health-related topics in Spanish. On top of this, I gained shadowing experience in a public hospital in Santiago where I saw many fascinating medical cases and surgeries. Our group trips and personal trips around Chile were amazing and I ex... - Grinnell College View Entire Review
I became way more confident in my Spanish and I learned a lot about Chilean culture. Totally worth it! - Michigan State University View Entire Review
This experience was 120% worthwhile. I gained so much confidence in my ability to speak Spanish and I gained a global viewpoint on healthcare systems. I learned how to be more independent, navigate travel to another country by myself, and connect with strangers. - Case Western Reserve University View Entire Review

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Thinking about studying abroad in Chile? Spend a semester abroad in Santiago! This study abroad program is designed for students interested in learning about global health industries, offering a first-hand look at the city’s community-centered public health systems. 

When you study abroad in Santiago, you’ll have access to the following: 
     • Homestay accommodations 
     • Field trips to San Pedro De Atacama, Torres Del Paine, and Valparaiso. Other course related excursions are made available as well (additional fees may apply) 
     • Spanish language courses ranging from 3-5 credits 
     • Possible credit-bearing internships in Business, Education, Government/Politics, Public Health, and more 

So what are you waiting for? Apply now and start your once in a lifetime adventure with a semester studying abroad in Santiago. Please visit our site for more details.


Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
Instruction Language(s):
  • Spanish
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Health Law
  • Health Sciences General
Minimum GPA:
2.75
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