Buenos Aires, Argentina

river rafting

Old church

students by colorful buildings

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

Duration:
  • Spring Semester (Late February - Early July)
  • Fall Semester (Late July - Mid 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-Butler 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/Butler), 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-Butler 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:
Butler Buenos Aires - Overview
Bulter - Advanced Argentine Universities Program 
Butler- Intermediate Program

 

city mural Hiking to Falls

Program Provider:
International Studies Abroad (ISA), University Belgrano

Duration:
  • Spring Semester (Late January – Late May)
  • Fall Semester (September – December)

Requirements:
  • Cumulative GPA – 2.5
  • Designed for intermediate level Spanish students.

Academics:
  • Intermediate, high intermediate and advanced language classes offered.
  • Many content courses for international students available.
  • Very strong in language acquisition courses.
  • Courses are taught by University of Belgrano faculty.
  • ELAP, Experiential Learning Abroad Programs, is a division of ISA created to increase learning beyond the classroom. ELAP connects students with the community through partnerships with hundreds of non-profit organizations, medical clinics, schools, and businesses. This is an optional internship and costs are not included in SUA study abroad program.

Field Trips:
  • 3 or more excursions
  • Possible field trip locations include; Iguazu Falls on the Argentina/Brazil border, the popular riverside retreat of El Tigre, and the Argentine gaucho town of Dia de Campo.
  • Argentine history revolves around Western European immigrants whose influences can be seen all throughout the city in its architecture, art, and style.

Housing:
  • Home stay with an Argentine family.
  • 2 meals per day provided Monday through Saturday.
  • Allowance for lunches provided by SUA.

Links:
ISA-Buenos Aires
ISA- Buenos Aires Study Abroad Video