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Queen's University

International Programs Office

Pontíficia Universidad Católica de Chile

City Santiago 
Approximate semester dates:

Semester 1: Early March - Late June

Semester 2: Early August - Mid-December

Options Available: Full year and semester
Languages of instruction: English, Spanish
Full time course equivalent:

35 - 40 credits/semester

The number of courses depends on the number of credit hours/course

Course information: 

For more information on available courses please visit Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile's course outline.


Only a limited number of courses are offered in English. Students wishing to attend PUCC should enroll in an intensive Spanish Language course (offered at the university) either prior to the study period or during the semester. The program is free of charge to exchange students. 


Transfer credit information is available for PUCC  

Approximate living expenses: Approx. $7,000-9,400 USD/semester
Additional Information:

Minimum GPA must be equivalent to 3.0.


If the student is not a native Spanish speaker, he or she must submit a Spanish fluency certificate with the application attesting at least 4 approved semesters or equivalent studies of Spanish at the university level. 

Did you know: PUCC is ranked 2nd in Latin America in the QS Latin American Rankings 2012.
Resources: Find out more about exchange through PUCC through the Student Exchange website.


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