The CHILE and UANDES Experience program is an intensive 3-week program, where students get an insight of the Chilean culture and economy, meet Chilean peers and learn the basics of Spanish language.

Program created three years ago by the School of Business and Economics at Universidad de los Andes, Santiago, Chile (UANDES)

Fields of study

  • Business

For more information regarding program specifics, visit the host program website and program syllabus.

Credit Equivalent

8 ECTS credits or 4 US credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if a course is successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

This program impacts on UQ semester 2, 2018 dates, UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and any additional eligibility criteria set by GO UANDES.

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The tuition fee is approximately $2585 AUD. Administration and accommodation fees are not included. More information regarding fees can be found on the host program website. 

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.


Universidad de los Andes does not offer on-campus accommodation; however, the International Relations Office can arrange or recommend external housing options. More information regarding accommodation options can be found on the host program website. 

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: 30 April 2018
Host: 30 May 2018

Program Dates

Start: 09 July 2018
End: 27 July 2018

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Santiago, Chile
Credit: For-credit only
Cohort: Undergraduate and Postgraduate