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TAUGHT IN ENGLISH
Summer School in Chile
Universidad de Santiago
August 1st-18th, 2016
August
1- 18
2016
TAUGHT IN ENGLISH
SPANISH COURSE INCLUDED
UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE (USACH)
WELCOMES FOREIGN STUDENTS TO JOIN OUR
SUMMER SCHOOL.
IT IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO KNOW OUR
COUNTRY AND LEARN FROM THE BEST LECTURERS FROM
THE FACULTY OF ADMINISTRATION AND
ECONOMICS, A WELL-KNOWN AND LEADING
FACULTY IN LATIN AMERICA, LOCATED IN A LIVELY AND FULL OF
ENERGY DISTRICT, EASILY ACCESIBLE FROM VIRTUALLY
EVERYWHERE IN SANTIAGO
Why join Summer School at
Universidad de Santiago?
166 YEARS
OF HISTORY
A TOP AND PRESTIGIOUS
UNIVERSITY
IN THE REGION
CONTENTS FULLY DEVELOPED
BY THE FACULTY OF
ADMINISTRATION AND
ECONOMICS
HIGHLY QUALIFIED
BILINGUAL LECTURERS
WITH POSTGRADUATE
STUDIES
CUTTING EDGE
METHODOLOGIES
A REAL AND TRADITIONAL
UNIVERSITY IN DOWNTOWN
THE PROFITS OF THIS PROJECT ARE AIMED AT FOSTERING STUDENTS' EXCHANGE PROGRAMMES
OF UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE
MESSAGE FROM
THE DIRECTOR
Dr. Francisco Castañeda
This SUMMER SCHOOL is a really great opportunity for tho se
who aspire to know Latin America; its varied themes and challenges, its history, culture and social development, as well as taking a
dip in the Spanish language world in order to obtain a better
understanding of this part of the world.
You will come to Chile, a dynamic society, commercially open, but
still with lags and contrasts. You are also coming to Universidad de
Santiago ; a leading university in Chile, which is closely connected
with its economic and social environment.
A proper reputation in higher education, security and climate
variety are the factors that have allowed Chile and the University of
Santiago to be in the top rankings of internationalization. A rich
discussion on public policies will accompany your stay in these
three weeks in Chile, in this way you will have a more complex,
plural andauthentic vision of this distant country called Chile.
We invite you to join this SUMMER SCHOOL
Dr. Francisco Castañeda
Head of Summer School
MAIN TOPICS DESCRIPTION
LATIN AMERICAN HISTORY
GLOBAL WARMING
Discover the roots of our identity, past and
current conflics, what makes us Latin Americans, a unique group of people attached to
life and freedom.
Chile has the most breathtaking and
magical landscapes in the world. How can
these wonders be affected by climate
change?
ECONOMIC HISTORY
LITERATURE AND FOLCKLORE
“Latin America is not only a raw material
provider but also a land full of business
opportunities. It is a wild stallion with
ambition and energy to have a leading role
in the world economy”
“This is for sure: we are proud of our
artists. We are rich in culture. Two Nobel
Prizes in Literature and musicians who have
influenced a continent”
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Latin America is an open market and Chile is
not the exeption. Chile is one the countries
with more Free Trade Agreements in the
world. Maybe it is one of its secrets for such
a development in the last decades. Join us
and learn how the world goes around”
“Chile is a leading country in Innovation
Entrepreneurs can find a fertile land for
ideas and hard- working people to make
themcome true”
LATIN AMERICAN SPANISH FOR
FOREIGNERS
SOCIAL SECURITY AND EDUCATION
“We are unique and our way of speaking is
unique as well. We can teach you some tricks
on how to get along in your adventures in
Latin America”
“Certainly pending issues and a reason for
social struggle. We will show you our reality,
maybe you can give us some clues, the
discussion is open”
POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT IN CHILE
IMMIGRATION
“From the early Independence days to the
present, politics in Chile has been crazy and
diverse as its geography. Discover the
characters that have shaped our destiny”
“Chile is becoming a kaleidoscope of colours
and races. We are a mestizo culture that is
receiving the contribution of other Latin
American countries. How about the new
Chileans?”
PROGRAM
Courses
Monday, 1 August
Tuesday, 2 August
Courses
Thursday, 4 August
Español Elemental
Español Elemental
Español Elemental
Español Elemental
Latin American Political Development
Milestones in Latin American History
Latin American Political Development
Milestones in Latin American History
Educational System in Chile
Educational System in Chile
Latin American Culture
Latin American Literature
Chilean Political Development
Chilean Political Development
Social Security Systems in Chile
Chilean Culture
Monday, 8 August
Courses
Wednesday, 3 August
Español Latinoamericano
Local Governments in Chile
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Tuesday, 9 August
Wednesday, 10 August
Thursday, 11 August
Español Latinoamericano
Local Governments in Chile
Español Latinoamericano
Immigration in Chile
Español para Negocios
Latin American Folckore
Microfinance: A Global Perspective
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Microfinance: A Global Perspective
Mercosur v/s Alianza del Pacifico
Chile and its International Relations
Latin American Folckore
Chilean Folcklore
Monday, 15 August
Tuesday, 16 August
Wednesday, 17 August
Español para Negocios
Critical Analysis of the Chilean
Economic Model
Political Transition in Chile
Climate Change: A Latin American
Perspective
Español para Negocios
Critical Analysis of the Chilean
Economic Model
Español para Negocios
Critical Analysis of the Chilean
Economic Model
Political Transition in Chile
Climate Change: A Latin American
Perspective
Political Transition in Chile
Climate Change: A Latin American
Perspective
Thursday, 18 August
Graduation Ceremony
MANAGEMENT
TEAM
Director
Coordinator
Dr. Francisco Castañeda
Francisco.castañ[email protected]
Carlos Meza
[email protected]
Foreign Language
Coordinator:
Cristian Céspedes. MA
[email protected]
KEY DATES
Application is open from march 20 to july 22. 2016.
We strongly advice you to apply as soon as you can after acceptance.
Students are requested to pay summer school fees via Pay Pal or Bank
Transfer.
Payment deadline july 29, 2016
Program fees: US$1,000.
Fees include: certificate, study materials, coffee breaks, library access
Fees do not include: accomodation and other trip related expenses
Lodging not included. However, We can advice you on this matter.
Join us!
For further information mail to
[email protected]
Program fees: US$1,000.
Lodging not included. However, We can advice you on this matter.
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