Latin American Studies Program

Latin American Studies Program

Published: 9 October 2018

Latin American Studies Program

This four-week program offers students the opportunity to have a cultural and academic experience in Colombia, while taking subjects on Latin American issues at Universidad de La Sabana.

Program dates: January 21st to February 15th of 2019

  • La Sabana's Latin American Studies Program is aimed at students and young professionals from varying disciplines. If you are interested in learning more about Latin America from various perspectives such as business, economics, international relations, political sciences, international studies or cultural studies, this Program is great for you.
  • You can choose one of the courses offered each year.
  • If authorized by your home institution, this program can be recognized as part of your studies as you will receive a transcript of records. You will be required to complete a final assessment for the course that may vary depending on the course and may include research papers, oral presentations, class participation, etc.
  • Language of instruction: English


For 2019, the Program will offer two courses for you to choose from:

2. Latin American Fashion: Growth, Evolution and Opportunities



LASP Program Costs

The total cost of the program includes the following:

  • Tuition fee
  • Airport pick-up
  • Welcome lunch at La Universidad de La Sabana
  • City tour of Bogota
  • 60hr Spanish language program
  • Transport to and from activities, guides and entrance fees
  • Home-stay accommodation in Bogota. Includes: individual bedroom, breakfast, dinner and laundry service once a week or washer available on site.
  • Farewell lunch


Participants are required to have international health insurance that covers both accidents and illnesses for the full length of stay in Colombia.

  • Students from partner universities (tuition fee is waived): USD 1,950*
  • Students from non-partner universities: USD 2,450*



Students should apply directly to the University via their website by 23 November 2018.

If you wish to transfer credit for the program, you must first seek approval from your faculty for credit transfer through Cross-Institutional EnrolmentFor more information see - Applying for credit and funding for your overseas short course.

Complete this UNSW Overseas Short Course Application Form and Transfer of Credit Form by 23 November 2018.

For more information see - Applying for credit and funding for your overseas short course.


Risk assessment

All programs involve some degree of risk to participants. If you choose to source a provider on your own, please remember to do some research on them first and ensure that they are a legitimate organisation and that the product they offer will definitely meet your requirements. Students are therefore advised to undertake their own risk assessment before departure and any participation in these programs is at their own risk.


Before departure

All students should register their travel with UNSW. You should also undertake a risk assessment before heading overseas. For more information see - How to prepare for departure.


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