Designed for students interested in learning first-hand about Latin America, the Program in Latin American Studies is intended for students at the upper intermediate and advanced Spanish-language level. It complements classroom learning with periodic fiel
- Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Fall Semester, Spring Semester
- Program Description:
- San Andrés is one of the top universities in Argentina. With more than 2,000 students enrolled, it provides the possibility of studying with a full-time faculty who conduct cutting-edge research and were trained at some of the best universities in the world. Combining high academic excellence with all the excitement that a big city like Buenos Aires has to offer, our Semester Abroad Program in Latin American Studies is the perfect combination for young people who are eager for knowledge, social activity and cultural immersion.
Designed for students interested in learning first-hand about Latin America, the Program in Latin American Studies is intended for students at the upper intermediate and advanced Spanish-language level. It complements classroom learning with periodic field trips and cultural activities. Students take classes with Argentine students and faculty. They receive a high level of personalized support to navigate a successful study abroad experience. We offer four different tracks: (1) Latin American Literature, Arts and Culture; (2) Latin American Society and Politics; (3) Latin American Economics and Business; (4) Service Learning in Latin America
Academic excellence; full-time faculty with regular office-hours to answer questions and discuss concerns; interaction with local students –not just other exchange students– in the classroom and social events; picturesque and secure campus setting; Student Life Coordinator available 24/7 to accompany the students in all activities and help address any problems.
- Setting Description:
- Buenos Aires is one of the most cosmopolitan capitals in Latin America. The incredibly diverse population creates a dynamic mixture of Latin American and European culture, reflected in its eclectic architecture, distinct cuisine, and rich cultural life. The city is home of an incomparable array of theaters, bookstores, cafés, museums and milongas (tango salons) and has an exciting nightlife. Many students also visit other once in a life time Argentine destinations such as Iguazu falls in Misiones, the Perito Moreno Glaciar in Patagonia, the wineries in Mendoza or the mountains of Bariloche.
- A limited number of merit and need-based scholarships are available.