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We invite you to spend your summer in Buenos Aires with API at Universidad de Belgrano! This exciting program offers you the opportunity to study Argentine and Latin American culture while living in the political, social, and cultural heart of Argentina.

Study alongside students from across the world, enhance your language skills, earn valuable academic credit, experience life in this exciting capital city, and explore all Argentina has to offer!

What's Included?


Pre Departure Services


APIConnect Platform

Orientation Materials and Resources

API Alumni Network


On Site Services

Airport Reception

API Center

On-Site Orientation



Medical and Life Insurance

Resident Directors

Social and Cultural Activities

Welcome and Farewell Group Meals

Volunteer Opportunities


Housing (including meals with host families)

Language and Culture Tools

Re-Entry Services

Re-Entry Materials and Support

Post-Program Evaluation


Alumni Network and API Ambassador Program

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Application Requirements

  • In good academic standing at your home institution (typically represented by a 2.0 GPA or above)
  • Open to rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors
  • Open to high-intermediate and advanced-level Spanish speakers
  • Completed API application
  • University Approval Form
  • Official transcript
  • Additional supplemental materials
  • Entry requirement: valid passport with supporting documents
Session Program Dates Program Cost Application Deadline Extended Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Summer 2 Jun 22, 2023 - Jul 28, 2023 $6,900 Apr 1, 2023 No Extension May 1, 2023

API students participate in excursions designed to help familiarize them with the culture and surrounding areas of their host city and country. The following is a listing of potential excursions for API Buenos Aires programs. API may need to modify the excursions offered in a given term due to travel restrictions or health and safety concerns.

*Combined session summer students (e.g. Summer 1& 2, or Summer 1, 2, &3) will not repeat excursions.

  • Estancia

    A trip to Argentina would not be complete with only a visit to its capital city. Aside from the attractions of Buenos Aires, Argentina is known for its cattle, its wines, and its grains. Argentine legends and mythology often refer to the mysterious life of the Argentine cowboy, known as the gaucho. Located a few hours from the city, local estancias, or ranches, are a wonderful introduction to the Argentine countryside; their tranquility and open spaces contrast with the bustle of Buenos Aires and will give students a completely different vision of life in Argentina.

  • Tigre

    Located less than 20 miles outside the heart of Buenos Aires, Tigre was founded in the first half of the 1800s on an island created by the local streams and rivers. Its name is derived from its history as an area where early settlers hunted jaguars. Today the port is most known for its craft fair, known as the “Puerto de Frutos.”

What You’ll Study

TOTAL CREDITS - 6 semester credits

This program offers high intermediate and advanced Spanish speakers the opportunity study abroad in Buenos Aires. Students complete two cultural electives related to art, literature, and culture in Argentina and Latin America.

All students will complete an online written placement test prior to departure. Students who do not demonstrate a high level of Spanish will be asked to consider the Intensive Language program at the Universidad de Belgrano.

NOTE: This session is referred to as ‘Summer 2’ due to the overlap with the Summer 2 Intensive Language Program at the Universidad de Belgrano.


API students receive a transcript from the Universidad de Belgrano upon completion of their program.

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    Kayla Cole

    Kayla Cole will be your Program Manager and will help prepare you for your API program.


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    Jimena Alvarez de Toledo

    Jimena will be one of your Resident Directors in Buenos Aires and will be a resource for you on-site.

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Students complete the following courses at the Universidad de Belgrano.


At the Universidad de Belgrano, each contact hour is equivalent to 45 minutes, rather than the standard 50 minutes in the United States. API recommends the number of credit hours to be awarded per course by translating the total number of Argentine contact hours into U.S. contact hours.

Courses at Universidad de Belgrano (Summer Argentine and Latin American Studies)

For the most up-to-date course availability on this program, explore our Class Finder. Sort courses by term, area of study, and more!

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  • Classes taught in Spanish
  • Designed for Spanish majors and minors

In Buenos Aires, students live with local host families. Host families serve as a unique introduction into the Argentine culture and may be made up of a retirement-age couple, a single woman with or without children, or a traditional two-parent household. Students are provided with two meals per day (except on weekends), as well as laundry service once per week. Students live in the Palermo, Recoleta, and Belgrano neighborhoods, which are generally 15-45 minutes from their host university.

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