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Chile & Argentina


Led By:

Dr. Lola Norris and Dr. James Norris

Dates:

December 27, 2017 - January 14, 2018
Estimated Cost: 
$4,040

Course:

SPAN 2311 Intermediate Spanish for Non-native Speakers
SPAN 2350- Introduction to the Hispanic World
SPAN 3390 Spanish Language and Culture for the Professions
SPAN 4371 Hispanic Culture
PSCI 3308 Latin American Political System
PSCI 4390 Undergraduate Research: South America
PSCI 5373 Seminar in Latin America

 

Includes:

Some Meals - Homestay: 3 meals per day, Hotel: Breakfast and Farewell dinner
Academic & Cultural Excursions
Accommodations - Homestay in Chile and Hotel in Argentina and Uruguay
Health Insurance
Local Transportation
*Program cost does not include TAMIU tuition and fees and airfare. 

Tentative Itinerary


Week 1

Depart from Laredo, TX to Santiago, Chile (SCL) on December 27th
Visit Mapuche Ruca and learn about their culture and traditions
Tour of downtown Viña del Mar
Visit beach Reñand and sand dunes
Go to the Teatro Municipal de Viña
Tour of the Parliament Building
Cerro Artilleria
Visit Plaza Sotomayor and boat tour
Valparaiso City Tour
Visit Pablo Neruda's house at Isla Negra
Go to La Sebastiana and Open Sky Museum
Visit Cerro Santa Lucia

Week 2

Vineyard tour Cousiño Macul
Barrio Bellavista
Visit Museum of Memory and Human Rights
Go to the National Museum of History
Paseo Ahumada and Plaza de Armas
Pre-Columbian Art Museum
Tour of the Presidential Palace - La Moneda
Travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina
City tour
Visit the National Fine Arts Museum and Floralis Generica
Go to Ateneo Bookstore

Week 3

Ferry to Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
City tour of Montevideo
Visit Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA)
Tango Show at Cafe Tortoni
Casa Rosada Museum
Madres de Plaza de Mayo
Parliament & Congressional Plaza
Palacio Barolo
River Plate Stadium Tour
Rosedal Park
Farewell Dinner
Depart from Buenos Aires (EZE) on January 14

Testimonial

Chile Argentina Testimonial

Sharon Mata Winter 2017

Being in Chile was the best experience in my life. People are warm, welcoming and have a big heart, there is color everywhere it’s like living in a rainbow. Learning about the history and culture of these two awesome countries and living it firsthand is a life-time investment.


Forms


Important Dates


October 1

APPLICATIONPAYMENT AGREEMENT, AND $200 NON-REFUNDABLE APPLICATION FEE ARE DUE.

October 15

STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIPS DUE.

October 19

MANDATORY PROGRAM MEETING TO DISCUSS AIRFARE, ITINERARY AND COURSEWORK (2:30pm in STC 124)

November 1

PROGRAM MUST BE PAID IN FULL.

November 17

MANDATORY ORIENTATION: TRAVEL, TRAVEL DOCUMENTS, CULTURE, HEALTH AND SAFETY, AND GENERIC TIPS.
NOTE: THE STUDENT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CHARGES NOT INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM COST PAID ON HIS/HER BEHALF.

 Study Abroad Admission Requirements

*Students interested in participating that do not meet study abroad requirements may be reviewed on a case by case basis for admissions.

Program Refunds**

Withdrawal from a study abroad program must be communicated by submitting the Study Abroad Withdrawal Form . The application fee of $200 is non-refundable, unless TAMIU cancels the program. TAMIU will refund recoverable tuition and costs as determined by IE. Refunds will be calculated from the date IE is notified in writing of your intent to withdraw based on the program payment schedule. TAMIU is not responsible for indirect costs paid directly by students, including but not limited to passport fees, vaccinations, and transportation costs.

*TAMIU reserves the right to make changes to this itinerary as deemed appropriate by the program leader due to unforeseen circumstances. However, every effort will be made to adhere to the itinerary as closely as possible.
**TAMIU reserves the right to adjust program fees or cancel any program without prior notification; however, every effort will be made to provide information on cancellations in a timely manner. In the event TAMIU cancels the program, TAMIU will refund application fees and recoverable program fees.

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