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Lehman College

Santiago, Chile

Winter Program in Santiago, Chile

Students will spend the first half of the program in Santiago, where they will spend time learning in the classroom, visiting archives and memorials, and engaging with guest speakers and community activists. The second half of the program consists of fieldwork outside of Santiago. Students will travel to a Native American Mapuche community in the south of Chile for training and experience in community outreach and needs assessment, interview techniques, institutional observation and the documentation of human rights situations of indigenous and otherwise underserved Chilean people.

Location: Santiago, Chile
Dates: 01/03/2015 - 01/20/2015
Credits: 3 Credits
Courses: PHI 369 for Philosophy credits, or POL 369 for Political Science credits, MHC 356 for Honors students
Faculty:

Michael Buckley

Housing: Providencia Bed & Breakfast

* Students are required to have at least a 2.7 GPA and a working knowledge of Spanish

Program Info Sessions:

Date Time Place
Thursday, August 28th 12:00 - 1:00 Carman Hall Room 337
Tuesday, September 2nd 12:00 - 1:00 Carman Hall Room 337
Tuesday, September 9th 12:00 - 1:00 Carman Hall Room 337
Wednesday, September 10th 03:30 - 4:30 Carman Hall Room 337
Monday, September 15th 03:30 - 4:30 Carman Hall Room 337

Total Estimated Program Cost: $4,120 (Excluding tuition)

Expenses
Costs
Important Notes

Housing accomodation, excursions, travel insurance, some meals (dinners not included)

$2,460

These expenses are made payable to the office of Study Abroad at Lehman College, usually in three installments, and before the start of the program. Payment deadlines will be announced soon after acceptance into the program.

Airfare (estimate)

$1,500

Informed by expected arrival and departure dates, students will purchase their own flights, which they often do after attending their first program orientation along with other program participants.

Entry reciprocity fee

$160

Upon entering the country, American citizens are expected to pay a reciprocity fee, to be paid in cash (US dollars) or credit card.  Non-US citizens should consult with the Chilean Embassy.

Tuition:

Students should consult the Lehman tuition and fee site, click here.

Once winter registration begins, students are expected to register and pay for their courses. 

How to Apply

Below you will find the link to the program application. Please read carefully! If you have any questions, feel free to contact our office.

Deadline: Friday, September 19th, 2014

Contact Us

Regarding the application process, contact: Emmanuel Perez – Emmanuel.Perez@lehman.cuny.edu
About the courses, contact:

Michael Buckley
Assistant Professor
Philosophy
Michael.Buckley@lehman.cuny.edu

Faculty: To learn more about the faculty members leading the program, click here.

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