The Universidad de los Andes GO COP 25 program provides a unique experience for students to learn about climate change, renewable energies, future development challenges and the COP25 Summit to be hosted in Chile on December 2019. 

Students will learn about business opportunities related to renewable energies and sustainable innovative projects. The program includes trekking and other outdoor activities. It is also an opportunity for the participating student to learn Spanish and immerse themselves in the local culture while enjoying summer at the UANDES campus.

Field of Study

  • Environmental studies
  • Sustainability
  • Environmental engineering

More information regarding the course available can be found on the host university website

Credit Equivalent

1 course = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if the 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 the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the host university for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and Application

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

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The tuition fee is approximately $3,000 AUD. Program and application fees may also apply. More information regarding fees can be found on the host university website

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding. Applicants will be notified by late-October if they are eligible for travel grants and scholarships awarded by the Global Experiences Team. Please do not rely on this funding to support your global experience.


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.

EAIT Faculty Credit Assessment

Credit must be confirmed with the EAIT Faculty to check suitability for your program requirements. The credit precedent information on this site is provided as a guide only. Please see Credit Precedents Disclaimer for further details.

Universidad de los Andes Go Chile Course

EAIT Credit Assessment

Universidad de los Andes Go Chile COP 25 Summit

BE(Hons) – 2 units for advanced Engineering elective

BE(Hons)/ME – 2 units for advanced Engineering elective

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

Applications for this program have closed.

Program Dates

Start: 02 January 2020
End: 23 January 2020

Fast Facts

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

*Postgraduates can attend the program as not-for-credit only


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. 

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.​