Academic Programs in Buenos Aires

Students may choose from the following Academic Program options:

Academic Year

Two academic year program options are available at the University of Belgrano: the Courses with Locals in Multiple Disciplines program (Academic Year 3A and 3B) 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 Universidad del Salvador (USAL) offers two academic year options: Latin American Studies and Courses with Locals (Academic Year 4A and 4B). These programs are designed for students that have a high advanced to superior level of Spanish. Students enroll in one language and culture course and 4 courses selected from the University of El Salvador departments. The majority of courses will be taken with Argentine students; whereas the Spanish language courses will be with international students. Students who have completed 4 semesters or 6 quarters of college-level Spanish are eligible for the Year 4A program, which includes a pre-semester Intensive Month of Spanish.

Semester / Trimester

Various semester programs at the University of Belgrano are available with courses at the beginning, intermediate, and advanced language levels. Program options include Intensive Spanish Language, Courses with Locals in Multiple Disciplines, and Latin American Studies. All semester classes are taught by Argentine professors at the University of Belgrano. The Intensive Spanish Language 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. The Courses with Locals in Multiple Disciplines program caters to students at an advanced/high advanced level of Spanish proficiency, and the Latin American Studies courses offers Spanish courses and courses instructed in English and Spanish at the intermediate and advanced levels, thus making it available to students at all levels of Spanish proficiency.

The Business, Hospitality, Design and Courses with Locals program at the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE) offers Spanish courses at all levels, as well as courses instructed in English, and courses with locals for students at an advanced level of Spanish proficiency. Students may choose from a wide variety of subject areas, including Business, Design, Hospitality, Engineering, Humanities, and more.

The Universidad del Salvador (USAL) offers two semester options: Latin American Studies and Courses with Locals (Semester 4A and 4B) and Society, Politics, and Culture. The Latin American Studies and Courses with Locals programs are designed for students that have a high advanced to superior level of Spanish. Students enroll in one language and culture course and 4 courses selected from the University of El Salvador departments. The majority of courses will be taken with Argentine students; whereas the Spanish language courses will be with international students. Students who have completed 4 semesters or 6 quarters of college-level Spanish are eligible for the semester 4A program, which includes a pre-semester Intensive Month of Spanish. The Society, Politics, and Culture program is specifically designed for students at the intermediate and high intermediate levels. Students begin this program with a mandatory 3-week intensive Spanish language course.

The Directed Research in Agriculture, Environmental, and Food Science program at the Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA) is offered through the university's Facultad de Agronomia (FAUBA) Students participating in the Directed Research in Agriculture, Environmental, & Food Science program will enroll in a 12 credit research track in Agriculture, Environmental and/or Food Science and may also choose to enroll in Spanish Language for the Agriculture Professions.

Summer

Three summer programs are available in Buenos Aires. 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 is open to students at all levels of Spanish language proficiency.

The Intensive Spanish Language and Culture program at the Universidad del Salvador (USAL) offers one session, and is composed of a combination of coursework in grammar, conversation, culture, and literature. The Intensive Spanish Language & Culture Summer 5 program is open to students at intermediate, high intermediate, and advanced language levels.

The Agriculture, Environmental Sciences, and Spanish Language program at the Universidad de Buenos Aires is designed to offer a unique selection of courses in the field of agriculture and environmental sciences. Morning classes are devoted to the study of particular science and environmental topics, and afternoon courses are devoted to Spanish for the Agriculture Professions. This program is open to students of all language levels, but is ideal for students with beginning-intermediate language skills.

Intensive Month

There are two intensive month programs available in Buenos Aires.

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 & Culture Intensive Month program at the Universidad del Salvador (USAL) also focuses on language acquisition for students with limited time abroad, but is composed of a combination of coursework in grammar, conversation, culture, and literature. The Intensive Spanish Language & Culture Intensive Month is open to students at intermediate, high intermediate, and advanced language levels.

Master's Degrees

ISA Master's Degree programs allow students to complete a fully-accredited Master's Degree in only one year in a wide variety of fields and disciplines. ISA Buenos Aires Master's Degree programs are available through the University of Belgrano with courses taught in Spanish by university professors. ISA students will enroll in courses along side Argentine and international students.

Back To Back

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.