Immersion Experience - Spanish for Health Care Professionals Course Series | Briar Cliff University

Spanish Immersion Experience

   — Santiago, Chile

Immerse yourself in the Spanish culture

Once you complete the first two courses in the Spanish for Health Care Professionals series*, you will have the option to travel abroad for two weeks during the Summer of 2017 to participate in a complete immersion experience of the Spanish language and culture. You'll visit the city of Santiago, Chile and learn about health care delivery at the University of the Andes (Universidad de los Andes).

What you'll do:

While in Santiago, you'll participate in classroom language instruction and then communicate in medical Spanish. Plus, you'll take part  in cultural excursions designed to bring the classroom experience to life. You will build fluency in Spanish while also learning how culture and medicine interconnect in this Latin American society.

Cost & Housing

While in Chile, the Universidad de los Andes International Relations Office will arrange external housing options with host families. The two-week immersion experience is estimated to cost approximately $4,000**. This fee includes:

  • Airfare
  • Accommodations
  • Tuition 

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*The immersion experience fulfills the requirements of the final two courses of the classroom series and thus completes the sequence of Spanish for Health Care Professionals series.

**Cost may vary due to travel expenses.