Semester Exchange - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Semester Exchange - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

As one of Chile's oldest Catholic universities, and one of the two Pontifical Universities in the country, it is one of the most recognized educational institutions in Latin America. Chile is a beautiful and diverse country located in South America. Spending a semester abroad in Chile will not only allow you to learn about the country’s culture and improve your proficiency in Spanish language, but also travel through its extensive and unique geography, from the northern deserts up to the ski centres in the mountain range, and the beautiful ecological reserves in Patagonia. This university aims to achieve a solid education, founded in the sciences, arts, humanities and Catholic morals, aiming for its students to be not only technically and scientifically prepared, but also to be open to different human realities and to the social and personal responsibilities involved in the complete development of a society. Located in the thriving city that is Santiago, this university combines the ancient with the modern, shown through it's incredible campus that shows the beauty that is Chile. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile is one of the six Catholic Universities existing in the Chilean university system, and one of the two Pontifical Universities in the country, along with the Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso.

Country

Chile

Type of Program

Exchange

Level of Study

Undergraduate
Postgraduate

Length of Program

5 months

Program Dates

First Semester: March - July
Second Semester: August - December

Language of Instruction

Spanish

Travel Grant

$1000

GPA Requirement (Out of 4.0)

2.0

Course Information

Course Catalogue

Accommodation

PUC Chile Housing

Exchange Student Website

PUC Chile Exchange Website

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must meet the following:

  • Macquarie Abroad General Eligibility Criteria
  • Nomination from Macquarie University
  • English language proficiency for non-native speakers
  • Review the course information and restricted courses to check it is suitable for your degree progression at Macquarie University

How to Apply

Applicants must complete an online Application form. You'll need to include:

Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application.

Important notes:

Application Fee and Payment Options: For all exchange programs (semester and short term), there is a compulsory application fee. For more information and payment options please refer to the Payment Website.

Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their entire journey overseas. More information will be given to students upon acceptance.

Program Costs: You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.


*Disclaimer: Macquarie University does not ensure the quality or reputation of activities run externally, should students choose to undertake these activities they take on the full risk and responsibility. All students need to undertake their own risk assessment before departure, considering wisely their personal health and safety risks. Ultimately participation in these activities is at the students’ risk.

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Summary
It is is one of the six Catholic Universities existing in the Chilean university system and one of the two Pontifical Universities in the country, along with the Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso. It is also one of Chile's oldest universities and one of the most recognized educational institutions in Latin America.

Area of study
Society, history and languages

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Macquarie, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Admisnistration, Art, Music, Humanities, Communication, Economics and Politics, Exchange, Chile

Benefits
Travel Grant

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Email
mi.exchange@mq.edu.au

Apply URL
https://students.mq.edu.au/experience/travel-while-studying/apply

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Level of study
Undergraduate; Postgraduate

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