Spanish Studies Abroad Summer Term - Cordoba, Argentina

Location: Argentina: Cordoba

Term: Summer

Dates: Please Contact Us for updates.

Spanish Studies Abroad

446 Main Street Amherst, MA 01002-2314 United States

Description

The Córdoba Summer Term consists of a four-week Intensive Language and Culture session and is located at Argentina's oldest university, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (UNC). During this time, you take an intensive language and culture course, while discovering the culture and people of Argentina. Advanced students may also choose to participate in an internship or service learning opportunity during their summer term.

The Spanish Studies Resident Director and UNC's PECLA (Programa de Español y Cultura Latinoamericana) staff guide you through this process of discovery by regular contact with Spanish Studies students and organizing special cultural activities.

Students have the option to choose one 80-hour intensive language course, one or two 45-hour content courses, or an internship or service learning opportunity. In addition to coursework, the program includes a homestay, cultural visits within Córdoba, and a cultural day-trip to the estancias jesuíticas and Che Guevara museum in Alta Gracia.

Highlights

Cordoba, the university capital of Argentina, is popularly known as La Docta because of its rich academic tradition. This warm and inviting city offers you an ideal environment for cross-cultural immersion in Argentine society. With the Andes to the west, the Pampas to the north, and the wild beauty of Patagonia to the south, Cordoba is a crossroads for intellectual and terrestrial explorers alike.

Spanish Studies students study onsite at Universidad Nacional de Cordoba (UNC). Founded by the Jesuits in 1613, UNC's history is closely intertwined with the citys. Located in the center of historic downtown, UNC is home to many of the city's unique and rich historical sites, architecture, and resources. Its prestige attracts students from all over Argentina and South America. You will share daily activities with your fellow students, whether attending classes or socializing. In this atmosphere of constant immersion, you will find a great opportunity to adopt the Argentine student lifestyle.

In your free time, you may take advantage of Cordoba's extraordinary setting. Located beside the foothills of the Sierra Chica mountain range and surrounded by lakes and rivers, the region is renowned worldwide as a site for hiking, horseback riding, and other outdoor activities.

Degree Level

Undergraduate

Languages
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

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Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

Tuition
Double occupancy room & full board
Laundry
Local study visits & cultural activities
Orientation
Health Insurance
Spanish Studies transcript
Support of onsite staff

Credit Available

yes

Experience Required

yes

    Successful completion of one semester of intermediate college Spanish or the equivalent. Minimum 3.0 GPA for overall GPA and in Spanish coursework; exceptions may be made with strong recommendations from faculty.
This Program is open to

American, Canadian Participant.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel to Argentina

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
  • Transcript
Typically The Application Process Time is
2 weeks
Year Founded

1969

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