Academic Programs in Buenos Aires
Students may choose from the following Academic Program options:
Two academic year program options are available at the University of Belgrano: the Courses with Locals in Multiple Disciplines program (Academic Year 3) and the Latin American Studies program (Academic Year 2). The Courses with Locals in Multiple Disciplines program offers courses at an advanced Spanish language level and the opportunity to take classes with local students. The courses are taught by Argentine faculty. The Latin American Studies program offers courses taught in English as well as in Spanish at the intermediate and advanced language levels, and the courses are held with other international students.
The UADE (Universidad Argentina de la Empresa) Business, Hospitality, Design & additional Courses with Locals Academic Year 4 progarm offers select Business courses instructed in English, as well as courses with locals instructed in Spanish in a variety of disciplines, such as Design, Hospitality, Engineering, Business, and Social Sciences. Culinary arts and gastronomy courses with locals instructed in Spanish are also available through the Argentine Institute of Gastronomy for an additional fee.
Universidad de Belgrano
Intensive Spanish Language (Spring and Fall 1). This program is ideal for students who wish to focus on Spanish acquisition in an international setting, and is open to students at all language levels.
Latin American Studies (Spring and Fall 2). Class options include Spanish courses and Latin American Studies courses instructed in English and Spanish at the intermediate and advanced levels, and the program is available to students at all levels of Spanish proficiency.
Courses with Locals in Multiple Disciplines (Spring and Fall 3) caters to students at a high advanced level of Spanish proficiency. Students enroll in at least one course with Argentine students and may select from the Latin American Studies courses as well. All semester classes are taught by Argentine professors at the University of Belgrano.
Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE)
The Business and Latin American Studies program (Spring 5) at the UADE is open to students at any level of Spanish. The focus of the classes are on the skills necessary for facilitating business in Latin America, specifically on managing and leading in the Latin American Business world. The program has several on-site learning opportunities where students visit companies around Buenos Aires to have a first hand look of business operations in Argentina. Students will take 4 required core courses and select one elective course from 3 elective options. The courses are taught in English by UADE professors and students will be in class with primarily European students.
At the University of Belgrano, students may enroll in Intensive Spanish Language (Summer 1, 2, or 3), and may combine sessions as back-to-back options. The Intensive Spanish Language program sessions 1 and 2 are open to students at all levels of Spanish language proficiency. Summer 3 students must be at the intermediate level or higher.
The Latin American Studies summer 4 program at the University of Belgrano allows students at the advanced Spanish language levels to enroll in upper division survey courses in Latin American Studies. All students enroll in two courses during the five-week program.
The Intensive Spanish Language Intensive Month program at the Universidad de Belgrano is designed with courses at the beginning, intermediate and advanced language levels, and offers a combination of Spanish grammar, conversation and Argentine culture courses. Classes are taught by Argentine professors and are taken with international students at the Universidad de Belgrano. This intensive course focuses on language acquisition for students with limited time abroad.
The Intensive Spanish Language summer program at the University of Belgrano offers three summer sessions (Summer 1, 2, and 3). Students may combine sessions 1&2, 2&3, or 1, 2, &3 as back-to-back programs. Classes will focus on Spanish grammar, conversation, and culture, and students will be in class with Americans and other international students. Students typically progress through one language level during each summer session.