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Santiago, Chile

Winter Program in Santiago, Chile

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: 01/03/2016 - 01/20/2016
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:

Date Time Place
TBA   Carman Hall Room 337
TBA   Carman Hall Room 337
TBA   Carman Hall Room 337
TBA   Carman Hall Room 337
TBA   Carman Hall Room 337


Total Estimated Program Cost: $4,120 (Excluding tuition)


Important Notes


Housing accomodation, excursions, travel insurance, some meals (dinners not included)









These expenses are made payable to the office of Study Abroad at Lehman College, usually in three installments, and before the start of the program. Payment deadlines will be announced soon after acceptance into the program.


Airfare (estimate)




Informed by expected arrival and departure dates, students will purchase their own flights, which they often do after attending their first program orientation along with other program participants.


Entry reciprocity fee




Upon entering the country, American citizens are expected to pay a reciprocity fee, to be paid in cash (US dollars) or credit card.  Non-US citizens should consult with the Chilean Embassy.




Students should consult the Lehman tuition and fee site, click here.


Once winter registration begins, students are expected to register and pay for their courses. 



How to Apply

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

Deadline: TBA

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.