The information below is for Summer 2018/2019 and is to be used as a reference only. Updated information for Summer 2019/2020 will be available in late July. 

Chile will be hosting the APEC Summit in 2019. The Go UAndes Chile and APEC program provides a unique opportunity for students to learn about Chile´s Economy and its role in the Latin American and Asia-Pacific region

This course’s main objective is to give students a global perspective on the importance of APEC while immersed in the Chilean cultural scenario. The course will consist of two main units: one related to APEC and its economies and commercial relations, and the second one related to Chile’s cultural reality through different perspectives. Additionally, this course includes a language unit, that can be either Spanish for non-Spanish speakers or English for Spanish speakers.

Field of Study

  • Business
  • Humanities

More information regarding the course available can be found on the program brochure and course profile. 

Credit Equivalent

4 Credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 4 Credits are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Eligibility and Application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the Go UAndes eligibility criteria. 

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The tuition fee is approximately $2,680 AUD. Program and application fees may also apply. More information regarding fees can be found on the program brochure. 

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.


Accommodation is not included, but the UAndes International Relations Office can arrange or recommend external housing options upon request. More information regarding accommodation can be found in the program brochure.

BEL Faculty Credit Assessment

Credit must be confirmed with BEL Faculty to check suitability for your program requirements. You should consult with International Mobility Coordinator prior to submitting an application. The credit precedents information on this site is provided as a guide only. Please see Credit Precedents Disclaimer for further details.

Go UAndes Course BEL Credit Assessment

Go UAndes Chile & APEC (3 Week Program)

Eligible for #2 credit towards Bachelor of Business Management, Level 2 International Business major elective as approved by BEL Faculty
Eligible for #2 credit towards Level 2 Bachelor of Business Management Group 3 elective as approved by BEL Faculty
Eligible for #2 credit towards Level 2 general elective credit as approved by BEL Faculty
Eligible for #2 credit towards Master of Business, International Business Major or general elective as approved by BEL Faculty

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: Summer applications for this program have now closed
Host: 19 November 2018

Program Dates

Start: 02 January 2019
End: 23 January 2019


If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Santiago, Chile
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate

*Postgraduates may participate in this program not-for-credit only

Global Experiences Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.​