Information for term January in Buenos Aires
Application deadline, and cost information.
Application DeadlineNovember 1, 2019
Program Deadlines and Pricing Info
- Deadline: November 1, 2019
- Dates: Dec 30, 2019 – Jan 20, 2020
- Credit: 3 semester hours / 4.5 quarter hours
- Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA
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January in Buenos Aires is designed for students who want to explore, understand, and debate Argentinian identity and culture through its music, specifically, Tango. The three-week course is taught at the CIEE Global Institute – Buenos Aires, in English, and complemented with immersive co-curricular activities designed to increase intercultural understanding.
Experience the city like a local
Visit museums, participate in festivals, attend rival club soccer matches, and go to film exhibits.
Explore the old port area of La Boca
see where this district got its influence
Learn outside of the classroom
excursions and experience the Argentine countryside
average temperature during January81°/69°
districts, also called “barrios,” each with a distinctive character48
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Stately architecture and a steady influx of European immigrants earned Buenos Aires the nickname, the Paris of South America. Founded in 1536, this surprisingly navigable metropolis reveals influence of Europe and the Middle East in architecture and café life. A vibrant port city, Buenos Aires is also the world’s leading Spanish language publishing center. With a population of 13 million, it has the cultural intrigue found only in cities of this size and prestige.
Excursions & Activities
- Participate on field trips outside of Buenos Aires to see the contrast between a thriving metropolis and the countryside.
- Attending festivals or soccer matches
- Witnessing a rich Latin American culture in motion with tango dance and live theater performances
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Homestay: Students are placed with carefully screened homestay families. Each family has at least one member that can speak English. The commute to class takes an average of 30 minutes by public transportation. Hosts may be nuclear families with young children, single professionals, young couples with no children, or older couples.
Homestay includes two meals per day: breakfast and either lunch or dinner. Students are responsible for the other meal.
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Where You'll Study
San Telmo and La Boca
Eating and Shopping District
Classic and architectural walks
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What you need to knowThe program details
The January in Buenos Aires program focuses on Tango and how it has shaped the tradition, culture, and identity of Argentina. Students will live the poetry and the music of this world-renowned genre through a combination of coursework, exploring the city, and participating in co-curricular activities.
CIEE Global Institute – Buenos Aires is located in one of the most vibrant and student populated neighborhoods of the city and offers easy access to some of the city’s nicest parks, restaurants, cafés, and shops.
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Students must have a GPA of at least 2.5.
Total credit: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits
CIEE Courses: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits, 45 contact hours
Language of Instruction
All study abroad students take the required CIEE course.
Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.
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Dates & Fees
You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.
YOUR FEE INCLUDES:
- Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
- Optional on-site airport pick-up
- On-site orientation – introducing students to Buenos Aires society and culture, and the CIEE academic program.
- Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
- Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
- Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
- 24/7 emergency on-site support
No Hidden Fees
Fees & Housing
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CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.
Participation Confirmation = $300 *
Educational Costs = $303 **
Housing = $300 ***
Insurance = $47Total Fees = $950
Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.
Meals not included in program fee = $210
International Airfare = $1,200 †
Local Transportation = $90
Books & Supplies = $30
Local government registration/entrance fees = $100
Personal expenses = $360Total Estimated Costs = $1,990
CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.
This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.
Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.
** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students
*** includes two meals per day
† round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure
To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, ask your college or university study abroad advisor if your school charges additional fees for study abroad.
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