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CIEE January in Valparaíso
Valparaiso, Chile (Outgoing Program)
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Program Terms: Winter J-Term
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Restrictions: URI applicants only
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January in Valparaíso


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Program Overview

Diversity and access – two core components of CIEE’s mission - are at the heart of this January in Valparaíso program. As one of the most diverse, multicultural cities in Chile, Valparaíso’s eclectic communities include British, Italian, Peruvian, German, Colombian and others. The city is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for its historical architectural treasures and unique topography.  Study abroad in Valparaíso is an excellent opportunity to enhance your Spanish proficiency, acquire valuable intercultural competencies, and discover one of South America’s vibrant and friendly cultures.

Unique Experiences


who are thoroughly committed to making your experience of Valparaiso unforgettable.


and develop language skills with frequent, fascinating co-curricular activities.


and appreciate Chile as Charles Darwin once did, with an incredible view of Chile nestled between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean.

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Excursions & Activities

  • Visit Museo a Cielo Abierto – Valparaíso’s open air museum with colorful murals from famed Chilean artists
  • Take a bike tour along the scenic coast between Valparaíso and Viña del Mar
  • Visit the home of Nobel Laureate Pablo Neruda and explore the museum
  • Experience the best trekking in South America with a day trip to La Campana Hill

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport pick-up
  • Multi-day on-site orientation – introducing students to local society and culture, and the CIEE academic program.
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included


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