- 18 years of age or above
- Good academic and disciplinary standing at Penn State
- 2.5 cumulative GPA or better at the time of application
- Freshman standing or above at the start of the program. Graduate students and continuing education students are also encouraged to apply
- There is no Spanish language pre-requisite
Accommodating to students of all Spanish skill levels, this program gives you the opportunity to immerse yourself in Argentine culture by taking a Spanish language course as well as a course in a variety of current topics. Students interested in Agriculture and Environmental Sciences can take a course at Universidad de Buenos Aires. You’ll also enjoy cultural events and course-related trips to round out your academic experience and bring your studies to life.
Summer: Late June - early August
Refer to IES Abroad for the specific dates, if available.
Buenos Aires is the capital and largest city of Argentina. The city is located on the western shore of the estuary of the Río de la Plata, on the South American continent's southeastern coast. Buenos Aires is a top tourist destination, and is known for its preserved Eclectic European architecture and rich cultural life, including the art of tango. Buenos Aires is a multicultural city, being home to multiple ethnic and religious groups. Several languages are spoken in the city in addition to Spanish, contributing to its culture and the dialect spoken in the city and in some other parts of the country.
Education Abroad in Countries with a Penn State Restricted Travel Designation
In order to comply with Penn State’s International Travel Policy, students interested in studying abroad in countries that Penn State has designated as “restricted” for travel, a petition for a waiver must be submitted. Once a petition is complete, and if the student is approved for study on the program in question, the student may be asked to meet with the Director of Education Abroad and the petition will be reviewed by the Penn State International Restricted Travel Committee (IRTC). The necessary petition will be included in the online application process for this program. To see if your program is taking place in a restricted travel country, please visit the Penn State Global website.