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Lehman College

Santiago, Chile

Winter Program in Santiago, Chile

Description: Students will spend the first half of the program in Santiago, where they will spend time learning in the classroom, visiting archives and memorials, and engaging with guest speakers and community activists. The second half of the program consists of fieldwork outside of Santiago. Students will travel to a Native American Mapuche community in the south of Chile for training and experience in community outreach and needs assessment, interview techniques, institutional observation and the documentation of human rights situations of indigenous and otherwise underserved Chilean people.


Location: Santiago, Chile
Dates: 01/03/2015 - 01/20/2015
Credits: 3 Credits
Courses: PHI 369 for Philosophy credits, or POL 369 for Political Science credits, MHC 356 for Honors students

Michael Buckley

Housing: Providencia Bed & Breakfast


* Students are required to have at least a 2.7 GPA and a working knowledge of Spanish

Program Info Sessions:


Total Estimated Cost of Participation: $4,835

Included in Program Cost:


Housing Accommodation: $1,275
Field trips and excursions: $525
Insurance: $35
Cost of Breakfast and Lunch (dinner not included) $625
Total: $2,460


Not Included:


Airfare (estimate): $1,500
Entry reciprocity fee $140

$735 (CUNY TUITION); Visiting students should consult the Lehman tuition and fee site, click here.

Total: $2,375


How to Apply

Below you will find link to the program application. Please read carefully! If you have any questions, feel free to contact our office.

Deadline: September 19th

Contact Us


Regarding the application process, contact: Emmanuel Perez –
About the courses, contact:

Michael Buckley
Assistant Professor


Faculty: To learn more about the faculty members leading the program, click here.