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Argentina

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Reflection of Mt. Fitz Roy in a lake in, Los Glaciares, Argentina.

Compare Argentina Study Abroad options through the UC Education Abroad Program in one chart.

Chart updated as of: Dec, 2019

Advisor: Craig R Harmelin

 

Program Contemporary Argentina Human Rights and Cultural Memory, Buenos Aires & Santiago Immigration and Identity: Asia in South America Spanish in Buenos Aires
Application Begin Begin Begin Begin
Summer 2020 Deadline Jan 30, 2020      
Fall 2020 Deadline   Jan 30, 2020 Jan 30, 2020 Jan 30, 2020
GPA Required 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50
Class Standing Sophomore
Junior
Senior
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
Language Level(s) No minimum
No maximum
No minimum
No maximum
No minimum
No maximum
No minimum
Maximum: SPAN 002 / equivalent
Academic Areas Art History
Environmental Studies
Film & Media Studies
International Studies
Latin American Studies
Political Science
Ethnic Studies
Latin American Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Latin American Studies
Spanish
Comparative Literature
Film & Media Studies
Latin American Studies
Legal Studies
Political Science
Sociology
Spanish
Housing Home-stay Home-stay Home-stay Home-stay
Primary Language of Instruction English English Spanish English
Description Have the experience of your life in one dynamic, five-week summer. Although a whirlwind, this program offers an in-depth perspective on Argentine life and Latin American culture. Buenos Aires beckons the curious at heart. The city is beautiful, teeming with life at all hours and unlike any other place in Latin America. European architecture contrasts with colorfully painted houses and murals of tango dancing. Classes are at the Centro Cultural Borges, a cultural center just steps away from bookstores, theaters, and cafés. Living with a local deepens your understanding of class topics in Latin American pop culture, politics, film, and media. Rising from past military dictatorships, Argentina and Chile are models in social, political, and cultural reinvention. Observe, experience, and compare both countries as you travel from Buenos Aires to Santiago. Each location is rich in contrasts with diverse cultures and landscapes. You also have a chance to interact with local political and human rights organizations. Cultural tours and activities introduce unique flavors, sights, and history. Enjoy the taste of grilled asados, the spirited rivalry of fútbol, and the rhythmic footwork of the tango. During a weeklong break, discover South America's breathtaking natural environments like mountain deserts in Patagonia, ice glaciers, or tropical beaches. Open the door to unexplored cultural riches in Buenos Aires. Through the lens of history, see how Asian immigrant communities enriched the landscape of the region. In examining its Asian heritage, learn how ethnic ties, economies, and politics have shaped Argentina’s sense of identity. Works of local artists and authors illustrate issues of immigration and globalization. A weeklong trip to Lima, Peru, contrasts the conditions of Asian populations in South America. Discover the Argentine panoramic Iguazú Falls, a stair step curtain of water along the Brazil border. Cooking and tango lessons and local markets add sizzle to this immersive experience. The best way to learn a language is to live it. Study Spanish for 5 hours a day. Take a history and culture class that includes field trips and experiences tourists can’t access. Speak like a local in no time. Buenos Aires never sleeps. Walk into a café at 2 am on a Tuesday and find it full of people of all ages. Porteños really know how to enjoy life.

 


Notes:

GPA requirements must be met at the time of application and maintained through departure. Students who believe that they are close to the GPA requirement may schedule a GPA appointment with the advisor.

Class standing and language levels are requirements students must meet by the time of departure. Students must be on track to meet these requirements prior to departure at the point of application.