Mente Argentina: Semester & Academic Year at Top Universities in Argentina

Location: Argentina: Buenos Aires

Term: Fall, Spring, Academic Year, Throughout the year

Dates: Spring & Fall Semesters

http://www.menteargentina.com

Santa Fe 3192 piso 4'B' Buenos Aires, Argentina

Call Us

Phone: USA: 1 858 926 5510 UK: 44 020 3286 3438 ARG: 54 11 3968-7861

Description

Study abroad for a semester or an academic year in Argentina through Mente Argentina's flexible, exciting Academic Semester and Academic Year Programs. Study in an Argentine university and obtain academic credit at their home university.

Mente Argentina has made agreements with the most prestigious universities in Argentina. We offer individualized pre-departure consulting for each student to align their specific areas of interest with our university connections. As part of our commitment to a diverse range of classes, in some cases classes can be given both in Spanish and English.

Normally, students who attend a semester in Argentina through Mente Argentina get between 12-18 academic credits, although the total credits will depend on the number of classes taken. At the end of the program, the student will receive a transcript directly from the university they attended. Because Mente Argentina's Academic Semester Program is offered in connection with such well-respected institutions, there will not be any difficulty validating credits at the student's home university.

You do not need to be fluent in Spanish to participate in the program since it is oriented toward both students with elementary and advanced levels of the language.

If you do not have an advanced level of Spanish, the University Semester Program offers you the possibility of attending 1-2 months of intensive Spanish courses before the beginning of the semester. This part of the program is optional, but it can help students quickly improve their comprehension and command of the language as well as adapt to the pace of Argentine university life.

Additionally, the activities and cultural tours organized by Mente Argentina will help you improve your Spanish quickly; and you will meet a lot of people with whom you will be able to practice.

Highlights

* Academic Credits:
Normally, those students who attend a semester in Argentina through Mente Argentina get between 12 - 18 academic credits, although the total credits will depend on the number of classes you wish to attend. At the end of the program, the student will receive a transcript directly from the university they attended.

* Tuition:
Includes all tuition at the host university (No hidden fees). All classes are taught by faculty from the host university.

* MA Program Coordinators:
Mente Argentina Program Coordinators are available 24 hours a day to assist students with all aspects of their study abroad experience, even before you actually get here!

* Weekly Excursions / Activities included at no extra charge!
Please see the Mente Argentina website for a complete list of excursions. Entrance fees are included on all excursions.

* Comfortable and Secure Accommodations:
Mente Argentina is the only study abroad organization that provides accommodations in the most exclusive neighborhoods of Buenos Aires: Palermo, Belgrano, Barrio Norte, Recoleta. Everything is included, even maid service once a week! (Shared Apartment Accommodation)

* Airport Pick Up and Drop Off:
Your program coordinator will be waiting for you at your accommodation to brief you about the program.

* Volunteer and Internship Placements (optional)
Mente Argentina volunteer and internship placements in Buenos Aires, offer international students the opportunity to put their skills and abilities to use while volunteering for a cause they believe in or furthering their knowledge and experience in a unique work environment.

* Student Workshops & Short Courses
These workshops & short courses will enhance your experience, while you have fun and enjoy the warmth and beauty of Argentina.
- Tango
- Photography
- Soccer
- DJ
- Bartending
- Cooking
- Many More!

Degree Level

Undergraduate

Languages
  • Spanish

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

Please consult us for up-to-date program fees.

Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

* Admission & Enrollment
* Full Tuition
* Academic Credits
* Accommodation in a Shared Apartment located in Palermo, Barrio Norte or Recoleta - All utilities included: Electricity, water, gas, maid service, linens and towels, Wi-Fi Internet, building taxes, city taxes, cable TV, line telephone
* Advice & Assistance with Visa Requirements: We will advise you on what to bring, how to apply, what to expect and we will help you during the entire process.
* Welcome Package: On your arrival you will receive the Mente Argentina welcome package containing the Mente Argentina bag, Mente Argentina welcome guide, a mate, maps, cell Phone, city guide and much more!
* Airport Pick up and Drop off: Your program coordinator will be waiting for you at the airport to brief you about the program and to take you to your apartment.
* Free Cell Phone: USD 50 Security Deposit is required
* Free Gym Membership
* 24 hr. On-Site Support: We are here to help you in case you need us!
* Activities included in the program fee (at no extra charge):
- Buenos Aires City Tour
- Tigre and Delta Tour
- La Boca, San Telmo & Puerto Madero Tour
- Tango Lessons
- La Bomba Percussion show
- Buenos Aires Pub Crawl
- Buenos Aires Graffiti
- Mente Argentina Nights & Many more

Credit Available

no

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Apartment/Flat
  • Dormitory
  • Group living
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel to Argentina

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves
  • Essay
  • Letters of Reference
  • Resume
  • Transcript
Mente Argentina's Mission Statement

Whether it's studying for a semester, pursuing a major degree, interning with an Argentine organization or participating in a fun short course, Mente Argentina's programs are designed for students who want to experience Argentina from a local perspective. We strive to provide innovative programming that allows students to enjoy Argentina in a unique and different way while, at the same time, facilitating academic achievement and promoting global competence and personal growth. Explore Argentina, do what you enjoy most, and embark on this unforgettable journey with Mente Argentina!

Year Founded

2002

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