Information for term Summer Business + Culture
Application deadline, and cost information.
Application DeadlineApril 1, 2018
Program Deadlines and Pricing Info
- Deadline: April 1, 2018
- Dates: Jun 18 – Jul 16, 2018 (4 weeks)
- Credit: 3 - 4 semester hours / 4.5 - 6 quarter hours
- Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA
OverviewClick to Open
There are endless treasures to explore in Buenos Aires – and this program will help you find them. Take business courses, live with a local family, meet with investors, business, and government professionals, and go on excursions to the Argentinian countryside and broader Argentina. You’ll leave with a better understanding of business in this economic hub and improved Spanish language skills.
with local community organizations and development.
the classroom at museums, festivals, soccer matches, and more.
Take CIEE courses
about Latin American and Argentine business and culture.
dogs as pets in Buenos Aires500K
districts, also called “barrios,” in Buenos Aires48
wineries in Argentina1,800
Location & CultureClick to Open
Being in one of the 20th-largest cities in the world has its benefits. Buenos Aires offers vibrant theater district, shops, stately architecture, and a steady influx of European immigrants that have earned it the nickname, “the Paris of South America.” The surprisingly navigable Latin American metropolis gives glimpses of both Europe and the Middle East through architecture and café life to visitors and its population of 13 million alike.
EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES
- Experience life on an Argentinian cattle ranch.
- Take a trip to broader Argentina. Explore beyond the capital with a trip San Luis, Jujuy, Mendoza, La Rioja, Patagonia or Iguazú falls.
- Eat traditional foods.
- Learn folk dances.
- Attend cultural and musical events.
Daily LifeClick to Open
Homestays. Students live with an Argentine host family. Host options may be traditional and nontraditional, including nuclear families with young children, single professionals, young couples with no children, and older couples whose children visit but do not live at home.
MEALS Housing includes two meals per day: breakfast and either lunch or dinner. Host families and students arrange their own meal schedules.
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Where You'll Study
CIEE STUDY CENTER
FACULTAD LATINOAMERICANA DE CIENCIAS SOCIALES
(FLACSO) DE ARGENTINA
Students walk and use the public transportation system to get around the city.
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What you need to knowThe program details
The CIEE Study Center in Buenos Aires has offered programs since 1993 and attracts one of the largest number of students each year among CIEE Study Centers in the region. It is located on the urban campus of the Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO) de Argentina.
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO) de Argentina. Founded in 1957 by UNESCO, the United Nations agency dedicated to education, culture, and science, FLACSO sponsors Latin America’s largest and most prestigious postgraduate teaching and research program in the social sciences. FLACSO-Argentina was established in 1974, and its faculty is associated with the most well-respected local universities.
Courses are taught in English. The language course is taught in Spanish.
All CIEE FLACSO courses are taught by professors with extensive academic and practical experience and expertise in the field. The academic content of the program is designed, managed, and delivered by CIEE and FLACSO.
AcademicsClick to Open
- Total credit: 3–4 semester credits/4.5-6 quarter credits per session (Students choose to enroll in one, two, or three sessions.)
Each session, students enroll in:
- One CIEE area studies elective course: 45 contact hours for 3 semester/4.5 quarter hours
- An optional Communicative Spanish course (may be taken only once): 15 contact hours for 1 semester/1.5 quarter hours
Summer Session 2018Click to Open
- BUSI 3004 AFLA: Business and Local Consumer Culture: Identifying Consumption Patterns in a Foreign Context
- SPAN 0001 AFLA: Communicative Spanish Language
- BUSI 3005 AFLA: Green Business and Policy in the Global Context
- SPAN 0001 AFLA: Communicative Spanish Language
ScholarshipsClick to Open
Scholarships & Grants
In 2016, we awarded over 1,000 scholarships totaling more than $5 million, helping more students get on planes and live their dreams in faraway places than any other organization. This year's no different. In fact, every year we give this unrivaled amount of funding, because we’re on a mission to help YOU go abroad, too! Explore your options today.
Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:
- Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
- CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant
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:
- Most meals
- Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
- Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
- Three-day orientation – an introduction to Buenos Aires culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
- Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
- Field trips and cultural activities
- Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
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.
No Hidden Fees
|Summer Session II 2018 4 weeks|
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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 = $2,353 **
Housing = $1,030 ***
Insurance = $167Total Fees = $3,850
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 = $300
International Airfare = $1,300 †
Local Transportation = $100
Books & Supplies = $50
Local government registration/entrance fees = $160
Personal expenses = $450Total Estimated Costs = $2,360
CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $5 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, MSI grants, Gilman matching grants, and Pell matching 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
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