Chile (IFMSA-Chile) - Talca – Universidad Catolica del Maule
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Availability might change during the year
3 SCOPE STUDENTS
0 SCORE STUDENTS
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OVERVIEW

Talca is the capital of Vll Region. This city is located 3 hours from Santiago and has a big river called 'Río Claro' in which you can do many activities. In addition, Talca is the capital of the 'completos', one of our typical chilean food so make sure to try them when you arrive!
The Vll region is famous for its wine and chilean traditions and it has a beautiful place called 'Laguna del Maule' created above a volcano. 'Las siete tazas' is a natural landscape, famous for being a natural heritage. 



UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS

The Catholic University of Maule is at Av. San Miguel 3605, Talca, the university has a prestigious past in the clinical and very professional area, the university has its own “Clinica” ubicated in the center. Above the hospital, it is close to the university located between 14 and 13 "east" with 1 north. It is new, has good equipment and personnel.

  • Hospital regional de Talca
RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS
We don't receive SCORE students
BOARDING

Provided by a host family, 2 times per day.



LODGING

Provided by a Host family. It might happen that during peak months (January, July or August) we aren't able to provide host families to all the students, and  in that case a dorm with pocket money ($2000 per worked day) will be provided.



TRANSPORTATION

There are two types of transport: Public (Micro/Bus), Private (Colectivo/taxi) in both you can go to the hospital.



SOCIAL PROGRAM

1.-Do a city tour for Talca

2.- Eat “Completos” in an amazing place called “carritos de la 5 oriente”. For some people here you can find the best “completos” in Chile.

3.-Eat “Mote con Huesillo” at the Alameda Bernardo O’Higgins, typical Chilean food.

4.- Go to “Radal 7 tazas”

5.- Go to “Constitución”

6.- Trip to “Río Claro”

7.- Night party

8.- Go to “Cerro de la Virgen”



MUST SEE

The ramal Talca-Constitución tour is something you should not miss. It will provide you with beautiful landscapes and it would be an activity in which you could relax yourself.

Huilquilemu, this is a colonial house from the XlX (historical monument.

'La casa de Bernardo O’Higgins' here it is the place where the independence’s declaration of Chile was signed.



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