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Study abroad in Argentina and experience the best of Latin American and European flair.

Spreading nearly 3,000 miles down the backbone of South America, Argentina is a vast country with many ecosystems—lush subtropical jungle, vast grasslands, and stony, sub-Antarctic Patagonia—that draw Eco tourists from all over the world. Not to mention that as an ideal location for study abroad, Argentina offers world-class cities, a multitude of cultures, and immersive learning opportunities.

On our Argentina study abroad programs, you’ll spend your days practicing Spanish, studying topics in a local and global context, and taking learning outside of the classroom with our excursions. And when classes are over, take the time to enjoy some of the Argentine national passions: polo, tango, soccer matches, and more.

Buenos Aires

Argentina’s capital and largest city, Buenos Aires is located in the country’s eastern region along the coast of the Rio de la Plata.

Our Programs

Buenos Aires - Advanced Spanish Immersion

Buenos Aires
,
Argentina
Length: 
Spring 2019, Fall 2019
Language prerequisites: 
4 or more semesters of college-level Spanish
Estimated Cost: 
$16,400
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Buenos Aires - Latin American Societies & Cultures

Buenos Aires
,
Argentina
Length: 
Spring 2019, Fall 2019
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$16,400
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Buenos Aires Summer - Language & Argentine Studies

Buenos Aires
,
Argentina
Length: 
Summer 2019
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$5,500
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Multi-Location - Emerging Economies: Buenos Aires & Santiago

Santiago
Buenos Aires
,
Chile
Argentina
Length: 
Spring 2019, Fall 2019
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$17,200
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Top places to see in Buenos Aires
  • Cabildo

    Constructed in the 17th century, the Cabildo is the former Town Hall of Buenos Aires. In the 1800s, Argentines gathered at the Cabildo and declared their independence from Spain. This spurred the May Revolution and the removal of Viceroy Cisneros, the Spanish head of government.

  • Avenida 9 del Julio

    Avenue 9 del Julio, the busiest street in Buenos Aires, is named after the Argentine independence day, July 9th. Along the street are numerous landmarks, businesses, retail stores, and restaurants, including the famous Obelisk.

  • Tango Performances

    A trip to Buenos Aires would not be complete without attending a tango performance. In the late 1800s, tango was a dance for the people in the poorest barrios, or neighborhoods. Today, tango is a phenomenon throughout Argentina and the world.

  • Recoleta Cemetery

    This famous cemetery is located in the charming Recoleta neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • La Bombonera

    Inaugurated in 1940 as "Coliseo de la Boca," La Bombonera was nicknamed as such due to its chocolate-box shape.  The stadium is owned by Boca Juniors, one of Argentina's most famous football clubs and holds over 60,000 people. But futbol is not the only spectator occasion held in the stadium.

  • La Casa Rosada/Casa de Gobierno

    La Casa Rosada is the official seat of the executive branch of the government of Argentina, located at the most important plaza, called Plaza de Mayo.

  • Teatro Colon

    The Colón Theatre is one of the most famous opera houses in the world and it is located on 9 de Julio Avenue, in the heart of the city. With perfect acoustics and modern stage areas, this interior design featured a rich scarlet and gold decor.

  • Puerto Madero

    Puerto Madero is a trendy new neighborhood along the Río de la Plata riverbank featuring outstanding modern architecture. It is a recycle area with restaurants, hotels, office buildings, cinemas, theaters, and shops, and a marina. Currently more buildings are under construction in the east side.

  • Bosque de Palermo (Parque Tres de Febrero)

    Bosque de Palermo is a green zone of 25 hectares located in Palermo. It is known for its groves, lakes, and rose gardens (El Rosedal). Many people use the park every day, both on foot and bicycle, and this number increases greatly at the weekends.

  • San Telmo

    San Telmo is one of the oldest neighborhoods of the city and also one of the best preserved areas of that constantly changing Argentine metropolis, with a number of colonial houses and streets still paved with the original cobblestones (adoquines).

The Latest from Argentina

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Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires, as understood through Google

by Lena

I’m writing this from my home in Denver, so I don’t have any thoughts of my own yet regarding Buenos Aires. I have, however, through a lot of frenetic googling, synthesized a lot of other people’s thoughts regarding Buenos Aires. I’m going to share with you my top finds.

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Feb 28 5:24pm
Santiago

Argentine Adjustments

by Mollie

From the food to time perception, I highlight cultural differences that I have experienced during my time in Buenos Aires thus far and how I have coped with them.

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Santiago

A Week Completed: My First Week in Buenos Aires

by Mollie

As I settle into Buenos Aires, I reflect on my first week in the city, including my arrival and program orientation and sightseeing.

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Feb 17 7:35pm
Buenos Aires

Anticipating Argentina

by Noa

One week to go until I depart for Buenos Aires! I'm trying to piece together my upcoming semester as I begin the packing process.

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Feb 3 5:22pm
Santiago

Prepping, Packing, Polar Vortex, Oh My!

by Mollie

In this predeparture post, I reveal what I am most excited for this coming semester and share a few of my worries before I leave Minneapolis and head off to Buenos Aires and Santiago.

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