Study Abroad in Viña del Mar, Chile

Study Abroad in Viña del Mar: Itinerary

In the southern hemisphere, the academic year is the reverse of that in the U.S. and Europe and runs from February to November. Fall semester is springtime; spring semester, fall.

July 26, 2017 | November 25, 2017 (December 13 for Pregrado Program)

July - November Semester

Wednesday, July 26

Optional overnight flight from U.S. to Santiago*

Thursday, July 27

Arrive Santiago. Transfer to Viña del Mar*

Friday, July 28

Orientation, placement test and tour of Viña del Mar

Monday, July 31

Classes begin

Friday, August 11

Day trip to Valparaíso

Friday, September 1

Day trip to Santiago

Friday, September 22 to
Monday, September 25

Optional 4-day excursion to Pucón ($525)

Friday, September 29

Day trip to Pomaire

Friday, October 20

Day trip to Isla Negra

Monday, November 20

Exams begin for students on the International Program

Friday, November 24

Classes end for students on both programs

Saturday, November 25

Optional return flight to U.S.for students on the International Program*

Monday, November 27 to
Tuesday, December 12

Exam period for students taking the Pregrado Program

Wednesday, December 13

Optional return flight to U.S. for students on the Pregrado Program*

Please note that the flight route may require connections in the U.S. Dates and routings are tentative and subject to change.

*Included for students on the AIFS Flight Package only.

Students not selecting the AIFS Flight Package are responsible for arranging their own U.S.-Santiago, Santiago-U.S. flights according to the most up-to-date itinerary