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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: Spanish Minimum Cumulative GPA: 2.75
Minimum Class Standing: Sophomore Pre-requisite Subjects: 6 semesters of college-level Spanish or equivalent, College-level coursework in Latin American studies recommended, Spanish language course within the past year recommended
Field of Study: Anthropology, Art, Art History, Business, Communication Studies, Economics, Education, English, Ethnic Studies, Film and Media Arts, Geography, History, International Studies, Internship Abroad, Journalism, Language: Spanish, Markets and Culture, Math/ Statistics, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Theatre, Women and Gender Studies SMU Abroad Application Cycle: August 15-October 1 for Spring, November 15-March 1 for Fall
Program Description:

Liberal Arts

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

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Program Overview

People travel from all over the globe to dip into the cultural treasures of Argentina and barely scratch the surface. Imagine all you'll experience during a semester abroad in Argentina! Study at a world-recognized university, live with an Argentine host family, and go on excursions to explore the country's culture, history, and breathtaking landscapes. Plus, you'll get a firsthand look at the social and economic challenges facing this Latin American country.

Unique Experiences

EXPLORE ARGENTINA

with specialized CIEE courses, and choose from a vast selection at four top local universities where all courses are taught in Spanish.

GET INTO THE SWING OF ARGENTINE LIFE

style by living with a host family, doing volunteer work, and joining a conversation club.

TRAVEL AROUND

and into broader Argentina – to dig into the local culture and customs.

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Excursions & Activities

  • Enjoy traditional Argentinian food.
  • Learn folk dances.
  • Relax Buenos Aires-style at a festival or soccer game.
  • Watch culture in motion with musical, dance, and theatre performances.
  • Get involved by joining a student club or a sports team.
  • Take advantage of nearby sites of interest that provide participants with a broader understanding of the country.
  • See how Argentines live outside the cosmopolitan capital with a day trip.
  • Undertake a multi-day excursion to broaden your perspective on Argentina's history and culture.

Projects

  • Volunteering. Share your time, and see another slice of Argentine life up close. Options include a range of organizations that work for social policy, human rights, community building, and public health.
  • Community Service Seminar. Give back with 20 hours of coursework and 75 hours of volunteer service.  (Not available all terms).
  • Peer support. Connect with Argentine students by joining a cultural immersion group that shares your interest from a diverse range of topics from soccer to conversation.

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Most meals
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Orientation – an introduction to Argentine culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Overnight excursions
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

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?

Our highly experienced staff have extensive knowledge of all CIEE programs and services. If you are a student with questions about completing your application, or you want to sign up to receive program updates and news, our staff are happy to help.

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 10/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 02/27/2020 07/19/2020

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.