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  • Locations: Santiago, Chile
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English NC State Students Only: Yes
Minimum GPA: 2.0 Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Click here for a definition of this term Language Requirement: 0 no minimum language requirement Additional Requirements: None
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Group Click here for a definition of this term College or Unit: College of Design
High Impact, Experiential Opportunities: Service-Learning Opportunities Duration: Short Term
Click here for a definition of this term Provider: NC State
Program Description:

Chile - Sustainable Design

This interdisciplinary program in Chile provides a study abroad opportunity in a country that offers diverse, cutting-edge design and art developments in a secure environment as one of South America's most stable and prosperous nations. Additionally, to gain a broader cultural understanding of the region, students will go on an excursion to Valparaiso on the Chilean coast. 

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Students will take courses in English with instructors from our partner university in Santiago, Universidad Diego Portales (UDP), a prestigious and highly ranked private university in Chile. The courses offered combine new technologies with sustainable approaches, presenting diverse and relevant design opportunities utilizing entrepreneurial skills and community participation. Students may choose from two course track options, each totaling 6 credit hours. If a student wishes to fulfill a studio abroad, they will enroll in D 292 sections 604 and 605. 


  • D 292-1: Design, Identity, Culture, and Territory (3 credits) taken with 
  • D 292-3: Design methodologies for understanding places, culture and community with creativity (3 credits) OR
  • D 292-604/605: Sustainable Design Studio (6 credits)

NC State Program Cost

  • $4,450
  • See Budget Sheet for total estimated cost of attendance

Program Dates

  • June 22 - July 29, 2019


  • Santiago, Chile


  • Hernan Marchant,


  • 2.0+ GPA
  • Not on active disciplinary probation
  • Not on Academic Integrity Probation currently or during the prior semester
Program Video (Spanish and English)

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 02/15/2019
Rolling Admission 06/22/2019 07/29/2019

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This program is currently not accepting applications.