- Classes taught in Spanish
- Housing: host families
- International excursion
- Minimum 3.0 G.P.A.
- Must have completed five semesters of college-level Spanish, or the equivalent, for admission
- Open to sophomores, juniors and seniors only
- Completed API application
- University Contact Information Form
- One letter of recommendation
- Statement of purpose
- Course form
- One official transcript
- Oral interview to confirm Spanish language proficiency
- Entry requirements: valid passport with supporting documents (more information provided post-acceptance)
Dates & Fees
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
12-16 semester credit hours
Additional courses may be taken for an extra fee
Students who are interested in studying abroad in Buenos Aires with Argentine students will start the semester with an intensive Spanish language and culture course (4 credits). This course was designed to help visiting international students to review grammatical concepts, perfect their writing and gain a more in-depth view of Argentine life and culture. During the standard semester, students will complete their classes with local Argentine students. If preferred, students may instead select from a limited number of courses that are designed for visiting international students. All courses are generally equivalent to 4 U.S. semester credits, and students typically select 2-3 courses to complete during the semester.
ACADEMIC YEAR STUDENTS
The Argentine academic calendar follows the calendar year; the first semester in Argentina is actually the equivalent of the spring semester in the U.S. Students who wish to study for two semesters in Argentina are encouraged to consider the Calendar Year option (spring/fall) rather than the traditional Academic Year option (fall/spring). Students selecting a Calendar Year program have access to API housing throughout their program and are not required to travel or return home during the semester break. In contrast, students selecting an Academic Year option will have approximately a 2-month break between semesters during which API housing is not provided.
API students receive a transcript from the Universidad Torcuato di Tella upon completion of their program.
- @api Online System
- Orientation Materials and Resources
- Mobile Phone
- Peer Mentors
- Social Networking
- Airport Reception
- API Centers, Resident Directors
- On-Site Orientation
- Housing (including meals with host families)
- Language & Culture Tools
- Medical & Life Insurance
- Excursions (overnight, day, international)
- Social & Cultural Activities
- Welcome and Farewell Group Meals)
- Volunteer Opportunities
- Re-Entry Materials & Support
- Post-Program Evaluation
- Alumni Network & Professional Development Opportunities
Vija Mendelson is the Buenos Aires Program Manager and will work with you through your departure to Argentina.
Carmen Alvarez de Toledo is the Buenos Aires Resident Director, and will work with you during your stay in Argentina.