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Program Type: University Exchange Housing Options: Apartment, Homestay
Credit Type: Transfer Credit Language of Instruction: English
Program Description:
Universidad de los Andes LogoUNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES
The GO UANDES Leadership Program provides a unique opportunity for students to experience the Chilean culture and understand the local environment. Students will learn with Chilean professors and peers, about Economics, Politics, cultural aspects and social trends of Chile and the region. It will provide a cross- cultural experience that will be difficult to forget! 

The 3-week program, January 3 - 26, 2018, provides students with 60 hours and 4 U.S. Credits.
Curriculum includes lectures taught by UANDES faculty, guest speakers and external lectures about Chilean Economy and Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Chilean culture, Spanish as a Foreign Language and  field trips and off-campus activities, where students can discover Santiago and our cultural traditions.

At the end of the program, each student will receive a transcript of records with the credits obtained. These credits vary depending on the weeks spent in the program. See Homepage link above for more information.  

  • Credits earned through a Drake exchange program will count as transfer credits
  • Course Pre-Approval Forms are required as part of the program application
  • Participants are required to maintain full-time status while abroad
  • Note: Exchange Partner semester dates may conflict with the Drake University academic calendar

  • Universidad de los Andes does not offer on-campus accommodation; however, the International Relations Office can arrange or recommend external housing options. Housing with Chilean families include: Meals, Wi-Fi, single room, laundry and housekeeping
  • See Housing Type(s) above

For partner institutions, the tuition fee is waived. Participants only pay the Program Fee due at the time of application.
  • The application and program fee include: Welcome kit, program materials, on-campus facilities (library, sports), off-campus cultural trips and activities, accompanied by a student coordinator, among others. 
  • Please note that the program price does not include international airfare, health insurance, meals and accommodation, however, the International Relations Office can arrange or recommend external housing options and arrival assistance. 
Estimated costs:
  • Program Fee: $550
  • Estimated Housing Fee (for 3 weeks): $760
  • Airport Pick Up: $60
  • Estimated Airfare: $1500
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships generally apply as they would if the student were studying on campus for that term
  • All additional fees (housing, meals, books, optional excursions, airfare, etc.) will be paid separately
  • Students should meet with the Office of Student Financial Planning once a program is chosen to discuss their award amounts 

Drake students participating on this program are required to complete the following steps:
  1. Drake Exchange Application
    • Attend an Education Abroad 101 Session
    • Click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page
    • Schedule a meeting with an Education Abroad Advisor BEFORE the application deadline
  2. Drake Exchange Nomination
    • Receive notification of status within two weeks after the application deadline
  3. Host University Application 
    • Schedule a meeting with an Education Abroad Advisor to complete the host university application AFTER nomination
    • Students must have proof if International Health Insurance at the time of application
  4. Host University Acceptance
    • Upload a copy of host university acceptance letter to application
For additional information regarding this exchange, please click on the Homepage link above.

This program is currently not accepting applications.