Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Program Provider:
Institute for Study Abroad (IFSA), Argentine Universities Program (Advanced)

Duration:
  • Spring Semester (Late February - Early July)
  • Fall Semester (Mid July - Early December)
Requirements:
  • GPA - 3.0
  • 5 semesters of university-level Spanish
Academics:
  • Argentine Universities Program is an advanced program which allows students to cross-register among four Buenos Aires universities: Universidad Católica Argentina, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Universidad del Salvador, Universidad Torcuato DiTella.
  • All students, regardless of concentration, take the Advanced Spanish and Argentine Culture course designed exclusively for IFSA students.
  • Each student is matched with a tutor who is trained to help with language and academic questions.
Field Trips and Cultural Events:
  • Three-day excursion to a destination such as Colonia, Uruguay; Montevideo, Uruguay; or Rosario, Argentina.
  • Music concerts, theatrical productions, rugby and soccer matches, Argentine film screenings, urban biking and canoe trip, tango classes, polo demonstration class, and museum tours.
Housing:
  • Students will live with a carefully selected Argentine host family. Limit one student per family for maximum cultural and language integration.

Program Provider:
Institute for Study Abroad (IFSA), Universidad del Salvador (Intermediate)

Duration:
  • Spring Semester (Late February - Early July)
  • Fall Semester (Late July - Mid December)
 Academics: 
  • Three-week orientation includes informational sessions, fun group activities and a mandatory Intermediate Spanish course (3 credit hours).
  • All courses are offered at UCA's Latin American Studies department and conducted in Spanish by Argentine university faculty.
  • Students enroll in the mandatory Language, Literature and Culture course (3 credit hours) during the remainder of the semester.
  • Three additional courses from UCA's Latin American Studies department (3 credit hours each) complete the semester schedule of courses.
  • UCA subjects may include international relations, political science, language and literature, film studies, history, business and more.
  • Academic tutors available during the semester. 
Field Trips and Cultural Activities:
  • Group excursions and activities focused on the art, culture, sports and lifestyle that make Buenos Aires one of the world's most exciting and cosmopolitan cities.
  • Volunteer experiences available with community and nongovernmental organizations.
Housing:
  • Students will live with a carefully selected Argentine host family.
  • IFSA houses only one student per family for maximum cultural and language integration.
  • 2 meals per day provided Monday through Saturday.
  • Allowance for lunches provided by SUA.

Links:
IFSA Buenos Aires - Overview
IFSA - Advanced Argentine Universities Program 
IFSA- Intermediate Program
 
   

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