Universidad de Belgrano is an urban university located in the capital city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Argentina has become increasingly active in the global economy, and has recently presented itself as an ally of the United States. Belgrano itself is one of the most pleasant and safest residential neighborhoods in Buenos Aires. The university is large, both in population and geography.
Academic program highlights
The program combines intensive language instruction with liberal arts courses emphasizing economic and political history of Argentina, as well as Argentine and Latin American literature, media studies, the arts and intellectual thought. Students earn up to 18 credits per semester. The first weeks of the semester will consist of intensive Spanish instruction. Students will then have the option of taking courses taught in Spanish, plus a reinforcing Spanish class. This program is intended for students at all sophomore through senior standing and have at least a 2.2 GPA.
Students have the option of homestay or accommodations in private student residences. Several field trips will be arranger by program faculty when necessary. Students also have free access to a large sports complex. An International Club ("Club del Exterior") brings together international students with Universidad del Belgrano students who have returned from studying abroad. This will also give students the opportunity to participate in social activities. Free tango lessons, an excellent acting and performing school, and an active choir are included among these activities.
- Fall: July 3-November 17
- Spring: February 14-June 30
- Fall: May 31
- Spring: December 31
- Program in Spanish (CCIS members) $2,288
- Program in English (CCIS members) $2,488
- Program in Spanish (non-members) $2,488
- Program in English (non-members) $2,688
Instructional costs abroad, insurance, orientation airport transfer, administrative fees.
Room ($335/month), board (1/2 board included with homestay option), airfare, personal costs
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NOTE: All costs and dates are approximate and are based on 2002 information.