We invite you to spend your summer with API in beautiful Chile at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (PUCV). This program offers Spanish language classes at all levels in addition to courses focused on Chilean culture.
Study alongside students from around the world, improve your language skills, earn valuable academic credit, experience life in this UNESCO World Heritage city known as "The Jewel of the Pacific," and explore all Chile has to offer!
Pre Departure Services
Orientation Materials and Resources
Access to International Phone Plans
API Alumni Network
On Site Services
Medical and Life Insurance
Social and Cultural Activities
Welcome and Farewell Group Meals
Housing (including meals and laundry)
Language and Culture Tools
Re-Entry Materials and Support
Alumni Network and API Ambassador Program
- Minimum 2.5 G.P.A.
- Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors
- No minimum study of Spanish required
- Completed API application
- University Approval Form
- One letter of recommendation
- Official transcript
- Entry requirement: valid passport with supporting documents