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  • Locations: Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Program Terms: Autumn Quarter, Autumn Semester, Early Fall, Spring Quarter, SpringSemester(W/Sp), Summer A-Term, Winter Quarter, Year (A/W/Sp)
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  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: UW applicants only
  • Courses: View UW Course Equivalencies

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Quarter 2020 11/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 03/30/2020 05/09/2020
NOTE: This program is not eligible for financial aid.
SpringSemester(W/Sp) 2020 11/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 01/06/2020 05/11/2020
NOTE: Students participating in CIEE Blocks I, II and III should earn a total of 30 UW quarter credits. To be considered for a UW Study Abroad Scholarship, you must apply by the priority deadline of November 1st.
Summer A-Term 2020 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission 06/15/2020 07/13/2020

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Program Information:

Open Campus Block

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

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Program Overview

It’s called the “Paris of South America” for good reason! Buenos Aires is brimming with art, culture, architecture, and style. Discover this magnificent city your way by customizing your study abroad term on the Open Campus Block Program. Take one, two, or three six-week blocks, select your courses from a wide range of subject areas. You will immerse yourself in the vibrant Buenos Aires at our Global Institute which is located in the heart of the city, with easy access to one of the city’s nicest parks, restaurants, cafés and shops.

Stay in Buenos Aires the entire time or spend other blocks at our Global Institute locations in Cape Town, Copenhagen, Berlin, London, Madrid, Yucatán, Monteverde, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, Santiago, Shanghai, and Sydney.

Unique Experiences

BECOME A "PORTEÑO"

and experience the city like a local. Visit museums, participate in festivals, attend rival club soccer matches, go to film exhibits, walk along the famous Rio de la Plata, and visit its green parks.

EXPLORE

the old port area of La Boca and see where this district, nestled in the mouth of the Riachuelo River, got its influence.

LEARN

outside of the classroom on weekend Study Tours and experience the Argentine countryside.

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Your Destination

Founded in 1536, this bustling metropolis reveals influence of Europe and the Middle East. A vibrant port city, Buenos Aires is also the world’s leading Spanish language publishing hub. Travelers enjoy world-class museums and restaurants, exceptional architecture, and a rousing nightlife. With weather that is pleasantly mild, year-round, Buenos Aires is always ready for exploration by bike, public transportation, or on foot - one of the many reasons it was voted “the number-one city to visit” in Latin America.
 

Study Tours

Embark on a two-night/three-day study tour included in your program during each block. Students might visit Bariloche or Mendoza or other destinations such as Puerto Iguazú (home to the Iguazu Falls, one of the seven natural wonders), Córdoba (the second most important city in Argentina) or Salta (the capital city of the provence).
 

Excursions & Activities

During your Open Campus Program you'll engage in a number of activities.

  • Participate in an overnight Study Tour in Argentina during each block. Students may visit different sites outside the city of Buenos Aires to explore the differences between the city and the countryside, such as ancient indigenous treasures, breathtaking mountain scenery, vast salt flats, and much more.
  • Enjoy Buenos Aires like a local, by attending a festival or a soccer match or simply be a witness of a rich Latin American culture in motion with tango dance and live theatre performances.
  • Take advantage of nearby sites of interest that provide participants with a broader understanding of the region.
  • Get involved in the city's vibrant live by joining a student club or a sports team.

Projects, Volunteer Opportunities, or Internships

  • Volunteer Opportunities: volunteer at a local nonprofit or non-governmental organization involved in social policy, human rights, community service, and public health matters, among others. Responsibilities may include teaching English to children of low socio-economic communities, help people with disabilities, support the work of a city library, or coordinate local/regional conferences.

Students interested in one of the following Academic Projects must submit additional materials as part of their course selection:

  • Service-Learning  combine course-based learning with practical, relevant project experience to meet a community-defined need.
  • Research: pursue a research project of your own design incorporating independent and local fieldwork.

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport pick-up
  • Multi-day on-site orientation – introducing students to Buenos Aires's society and culture, and the CIEE academic program.
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Overnight study tours
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

Questions?

Our highly experienced staff have extensive knowledge of all CIEE programs and services. If you are a student with questions about completing your application, or you want to sign up to receive program updates and news, our staff are happy to help.
 

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