Excursions | API Study Abroad
Excursions

Highlights

  • Classes taught in Spanish
  • Designed for Spanish majors and minors
  • International excursion

Requirements

  • Minimum 2.5 G.P.A.
  • Open to rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors
  • Open to high-intermediate and advanced-level Spanish speakers
  • Completed API application
  • University contact information form
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcript
  • Curriculum vitae (résumé)
  • Additional supplemental materials
  • Entry requirement: valid passport with supporting documents

Add on a Volunteer Program!

  • API students completing a study abroad program (particularly in Latin America) may be interested in extending their stay on an API volunteer abroad program. Click on the link below for more information on options and pricing.
  • Volunteer Add-On Options

Dates & Fees

SUMMER 2 2018
Jun 21, 2018 - Jul 27, 2018
$5,680

Deadlines

SUMMER 2 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Mar 15, 2018
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2018

Excursions

API students participate in several excursions per session designed to help familiarize them with areas of their host city, country, and surrounding region. The following is a listing of all excursions for API Buenos Aires programs. All excursions are subject to change.

Summer*

COLONIA DEL SACRAMENTO, URUGUAY
INTERNATIONAL EXCURSION

A brief trip from Buenos Aires by ferry, Colonia has a unique history as the only Portuguese settlement along the Río de la Plata. Founded in 1680, it was originally seen as a threat to the Spanish settlers and the port had to operate in secret violation of Spanish laws. Today, the city is still a functioning port for a prosperous agricultural region of Uruguay. The city has an historic center with cobblestone streets and picturesque architecture. Its Barrio Historico was recognized by UNESCO and named as a heritage site in the mid-1990s.

ESTANCIA VISIT

Argentina is known for its cattle, its wines and its grain. Argentine legends and mythology often refer to the mysterious life of the Argentine cowboy, the gaucho. Located a few hours from the city, local estancias, or ranches, are a wonderful introduction to the Argentina countryside. Students will have an opportunity to stay overnight and experience first-hand life on an Argentine ranch.
*Combined session summer students (e.g. Summer 1& 2, or Summer 1, 2, &3) will not repeat excursions.