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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Academic Level: Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore Language(s) of Instruction: English
Housing Options: Homestay Area(s) of Study: Digital Media Studies, Foreign Language, Women's and Gender Studies
Minimum GPA: 2.50 Open to Non-UHCL Applicants: Yes
Program Description:

Summer in Buenos Aires

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

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Program Overview

As one of the 20 largest cities in the world, Buenos Aires has plenty to offer, including a vibrant theater district, countless shops, dynamic neighborhoods, and abundant educational and cultural opportunities. Designed for students from all academic backgrounds who want to develop their Spanish language skills, spend one (or up to two) six-week block of your summer studying abroad in this scenic and diverse city. All your courses will be taught in English, cover various disciplines, and be complemented with co-curricular activities designed to increase intercultural understanding.

Unique Experiences

BECOME A "PORTEÑO"

and experience the city like a local – you’ll find live music and tango dancing always on offer.

EXPLORE

neighborhoods of Buenos Aires, such as Palermo with endless shops and restaurants, Recoleta with its classical European feel, and the old city of San Telmo and La Boca - the birthplace of tango.

EXPERIENCE LIFE

in a vibrant and diverse city. Enjoy local and world food. Dance tango, folklore, and salsa. Appreciate beautiful French, Italian, and Spanish-inspired architecture.

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Excursions & Activities

Excursions and activities may include:

  • Join a group that shares your interest – soccer, conversation, etc. – and connect with Argentine students. You can also join weekly café gatherings to compare school, idioms, and more with Argentine peers while you practice Spanish. 
  • Enjoy the city like a local by attending festivals, experiencing the passion for soccer, enjoying live music, and more. 
  • Visit museums, art galleries, and cultural centers such as Museo de Bellas Artes, Museo de Arte Decorativo, Museo de Arte Moderno, Centro Cultural Recoleta, and others. 
  • Get to know the different neighborhoods of Buenos Aires by discovering their history, peculiarities, and enjoying their food.   
  • Explore the Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur and see more than 250 bird species and a wide variety of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and butterflies. 
  • Take a day trip to explore the city surroundings, enjoy a Gaucho Day, or visit Colonia in Uruguay. 

Projects 

Volunteering: Share your time and see another slice of Argentine life up close. Options include organizations that work in social policy, community building, and public health.

Students interested in one of the following academic projects must submit additional materials as part of their course selection: 

 
  • Internships: Build new skills and intercultural competencies through the CIEE Academic Internship?and become an active participant in Argentine business.
  • Research: Pursue a research project of your design incorporating independent, local fieldwork.
  • Service-learning: Combine course-based learning with practical, relevant project experience to meet a community-defined need.

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport pick-up
  • Multi-day on-site orientation – introducing students to Buenos Aires society and culture, and the CIEE academic program.
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

Questions?

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2023 03/01/2023 03/01/2023 05/15/2023 08/05/2023