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.

At the same time students will learn about business opportunities related to renewable energies and sustainable innovative projects. The program includes trekking and other outdoor activities. Finally, 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.

Fields of study

  • Business
  • Sustainability

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 the Global Experience team 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.

Apply to UQ Apply to host 

Cost

The tuition fee is approximately $3,100 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. Applicants will be notified by mid-May 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 

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: 10 March 2020
Host: 01 May 2020

Program Dates

Start: 01 July 2020
End: 17 July 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

OS-HELP Loan

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.

Register