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Universidad de los Andes - Summer

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    About the Program

    This program deadline has been extended to March 15!

    The Universidad de lost Andes is a young and dynamic research university. It aims to be a center of academic excellence, characterized by an openness to the cultural and moral challenges of society and a desire to offer innovative solutions. Located in Santioago de Chile at the foot of the Cordillera de los Andes, the university offers large green areas. The campus is designed to promote a serene natural study environment favoring intellectual creativity. The university offers programs of study in the areas of Health, Business and Administration, Engineering, and the Humanities.

    Location Santiago, Chile
    Program Type Partner University Program
    Program Term Summer
    Program Dates TBD
    Language of Instruction English/Spanish
    Budget View Budget
    Living Arrangements Housing independently arranged by students. The university does not offer on-campus accommodations. Students have the option to participate in a home stay program. Other housing options available upon request to UANDES.
    Additional Information A Partner University program is a study abroad experience where students are nominated/accepted by Stony Brook University, and enroll at a partner institution. In most cases SBU faculty or staff are NOT traveling with participants.
    Program Housing Statement: Stony Brook University is required to comply with the housing policies of the host country, partner institution and/or hotel/hostel. These policies may include requirements such as sex-based housing placement.


    GPA 3.0
    Application Deadline March 1 Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis, and are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
  • Academic Information

    Course Information

    Students will register for a total of 3 credits and select one of the 3 courses listed below: 

    COP 25: Environment & Sustainable Development Challenges (3 credits) 
    This program provides a unique experience for students to learn about climate change, renewable energies, future development challenges and the COP25 Summit. At the same time students will learn about business opportunities related to renewable energies and sustainable innovative projects. The program includes trekking and other outdoor activities. Finally, it is also an opportunity for the participating student to learn Spanish and immerse themselves in the local culture while enjoying summer at the UANDES campus.

    GO CHILE & APEC Program (3 Credits)  Learn about Chile`s economy & its role in the Latin American & Asia-Pacific Region. Lectures are mainly related to economy and politics of member countries of APEC. It’s important to mention that there will be some classes about Chilean culture in order for the participating student to understand Chile’s reality and immerse themselves in the local culture.

    Global Challenges Program (3 Credits)  This program provides a unique experience for students to learn about international cooperation within the current global context. The program will have an important focus on economic cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region through the APEC forum and on climate change and sustainable development through the COP forum. This international cooperation will be directly linked with the current social challenges occurring in Chile, Latin-America and the rest of the world. Our students will have the opportunity to learn from experts in these fields and also experience the Chilean culture with field trips and cultural activities. Finally, it is also an opportunity for the participating student to learn Spanish.

    Academic Policies

    • This is a partner university program. Applications must be submitted to Stony Brook University first. Information regarding the next steps in the process will be distributed to students who have received formal nominations by their International Programs Coordinator.
    • Grades earned in a Partner University program WILL NOT calculate towards the cumulative GPA for SBU students.
    • Non-SBU students must contact their home university regarding their grade and credit transfer policy.
    • All participants following the Stony Brook Curriculum (SBC) will receive GLO and EXP+ in addition to requirements fulfilled by their coursework.

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