Chile will be hosting the APEC Summit in 2019. The Universidad de los Andes GO Chile & 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.

Fields of study

  • Business
  • Economics

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

Credit Equivalent

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

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As UQ Abroad is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the Consulate of Chile for visa and immigration information.

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 $800 AUD. 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 2019
Host: 01 May 2019

Program Dates

Start: 01 July 2019
End: 19 July 2019

Fast Facts

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

UQ Abroad 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.