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CISabroad Semester in Argentina - Universidad Belgrano
Buenos Aires, Argentina (Outgoing Program)
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|Program Sponsor:||Center for International Studies|
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring||2020||10/01/2019 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
|Language of Instruction:||English, Spanish||Housing Options:||Dormitory|
|Minimum GPA:||2.5||Areas of Study:||Business, Communications, Culture, Economics, History, International Business, International Relations, International Studies, Latin American Studies, Literature, Political Science, Spanish, Women's Studies|
Welcome to Buenos Aires, home to tree-lined streets, fantastic shopping, and cafés on every corner. On Semester in Argentina you will explore this cosmopolitan city, dance the tango, drink maté, and become a part of a city that never sleeps. Buenos Aires is famed for being a European-like city that comes at a fraction of the cost, and there’s no compromising here. You will study in Spanish or English at the University of Belgrano, a top-ranked university in Latin America. Spanish language courses are offered at all levels and there are plenty of electives taught in English and Spanish as well, many focused on Latin American and Argentine topics.
Get excited about:
- Enjoy life at a fun, supportive university in Buenos Aires
- Take Spanish courses in all levels
- One day trip with CISabroad staff is included
- Befriend international students from all over the world
- Five meals per week are included in homestay option
- One of the most affordable study abroad programs in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires is the second largest city in Latin America with 14 million people. Visitors call it the “Paris of the South” because it resembles a European city. Here, you'll find tree-lined streets, cafes on every corner, and fantastic shopping. You'll dance the tango and drink yerba mate in this cosmopolitan metropolis that never seems to sleep.
Porteños will love showing you their lifestyle and helping you learn Spanish in their unique accented speech. For a once-in-a-lifetime experience, ask a new friend to bring you to the Superclásico. This is a fútbol match between local rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate. City-wide support is split between the two teams, which means fans get very passionate! Buenos Aires’ fun, vibrant environment is full of activities. You can shop and stroll on Calle Florida or at Plaza Francia. Visit the free Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, the center of Argentine art. Relax or study in the postcard-perfect Plaza de Mayo or walk the cobblestone streets of San Telmo. Finally, you can fall in love with Palermo’s parks.
As a CISabroad summer or semester student in Buenos Aires, you'll be based in Belgrano. The largely residential neighborhood offers tree-lined avenues and tranquil parks. As a result, many upper-class Argentines and expatriates call this area home. Palermo, the largest neighborhood in Buenos Aires, sits between Belgrano and the official downtown area. Therefore, you'll have easy access to everything from sports stadiums to a planetarium, botanical gardens, and parks. Many of the areas within Palermo are considered to be trend setters in Argentinian fashion and art, so prepare to be wowed.