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
OverviewClick to Open
This January in Argentina term is designed for students who want to explore, understand and debate Argentinian identity and culture through its music. At the end of the program in Buenos Aires, students will have a deep insight of the culture of Tango and of the historic and contemporary Argentina.
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
Location & CultureClick to Open
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
During your program, you’ll participate in a number of activities, such as:
- Overnight trip outside Buenos Aires city 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
Daily LifeClick to Open
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
This unique study abroad experience offers students the chance to explore the dynamics of this Latin American nation and its culture. The course is taught in English by CIEE faculty.
January in Buenos Aires allows you to focus on one course in a three-week session with integrated and optional opportunities to explore Argentine society and culture. CIEE helps you get the most out of your stay even before you leave home. Predeparture advising by your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor is followed-up with extensive onsite introductions to Buenos Aires, Argentine culture and habits, and health and safety information.
This program focuses on tango and its shaping of the tradition, culture, and identity of Argentina. In this program, students will live the poetry and the music of this world-reknown genre by exploring the city and getting to know its most significant contemporary manifestations.
AcademicsClick to Open
Students need to have a GPA of at least 2.5.
- Total credit, 3 semester/4.5 quarter hours
- Contact hours: 45.
All study abroad students take the required course, Tango. From the City Margins to the World.
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.
ScholarshipsClick to Open
Scholarships & Grants
CIEE offers more than $8 million in scholarships and grants annually to help students like you make your study abroad dream a reality.
Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:
- Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.See more scholarship info
Dates, Deadlines & FeesClick to Open
Dates, Deadlines & 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
- Field trips and cultural activities
- Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
- 24/7 emergency on-site support
No Hidden Fees
Fees & Housing
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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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