Study on the Colombian Caribbean coast at Universidad del Norte. Go beyond the classroom alongside Colombian youth to create beneficial partnerships in local nonprofits or health clinics. College only.
Study on the carribbean coast of Colombia and go beyond the classroom to create impactful partnerships in local nonprofits or health clinics. Enroll in a 2 week intensive course alongside Colombian students at Universidad del Norte. Choose between three tracks – Social Immersion/Anthropology or Global Health then spend six weeks in practicum while living with a host family and experiencing the local culture.
Global Health, Social Transformation
Fee $6,500. Learn about what the fee includes here.
Chapter fees vary by location. Check with your local chapter for details.
Almost sea level
Arepas, sausage, cheese, caribañolas (made of fried yucca), Patacón, black bean rice and wonderful fruits and juices
Barranquilla is Shakira’s home town. In 1997 she founded a nonprofit called Fundacion Pies Descalzos. The foundation focuses on children’s right and access to education.
Univoluntarios is UNINORTE's campus volunteer organization. Members include students, staff, and faculty interested in participating in community service programs in the Barranquilla area. Univoluntarios are our main partners in Colombia in terms of identifying and preparing host institutions.