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  • Locations: Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: UNC Charlotte applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2020-2021 03/01/2020
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2020 03/01/2020
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2021 10/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of approval into this program and be able to complete pre-departure materials prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Affiliate Provider Program Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Anthropology, Business, Communication Studies, English, Environmental Studies, International Business, International Public Relations, Journalism, Management, Marketing
Click here for a definition of this term Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.5 Click here for a definition of this term Student Level Eligibility: Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Affiliate Provider: CIEE
Housing Options: Homestay, Shared Apartment
Program Description:

Open Campus

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

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Program Overview

Being one of the twenty largest cities in the world has its benefits. Buenos Aires offers a vibrant theater district, shops, and dynamic neighborhoods. Stately architecture and a steady influx of European immigrants have earned it the nickname Paris of South America. With a population of 13 million, Buenos Aires offers a rich array of educational and cultural opportunities.

Experience Buenos Aires your way by customizing your study abroad experience through our Open Campus program with an English-language program designed for students at US universities. Take one, two, or three six-week blocks for your perfect amount of intensive study and cultural engagement, select your academic track from six options, then pick your courses from a wide range of subject areas.

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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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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Important Notes from the
Office of Education Abroad (OEA) at UNC Charlotte

 

Researching this Program

Many affiliate providers typically will only list minimal information in their brochure above within the OEA database of approved programs as all current information is hosted on their website. Please use the links provided above to research the program information on the affiliate provider's website.

Affiliate Provider Programs

Check out our Affiliate Provider page for more general information about what an affiliate provider is, the program and cost structure & more. Please note that the "Fact Sheet" listed above may list majors or minors under the "Areas of Study" parameter. It's important to understand that these are simply suggested areas of study, which indicates that this program may offer one or several courses within this discipline. Additionally, as course offerings can change often, the program may offer one or more courses within an area of study that is not listed in this section. Students should not rely solely on this "areas of study" section when determining whether or not a study abroad program is a good academic fit for them; it is the student's responsibility to look at the specific list of courses offered by the host university (see below) to determine whether or not courses are available within their interests and/or area(s) of study.

Application Process

Any student wishing to participate in an affiliate provider program is required to complete an additional application with the Office of Education Abroad in order to receive approval to participate in the program. Please visit our Application Process page for more information. Note that students who do not receive approval from the OEA to participate in the program will not receive academic credit, will not be able to access their financial aid or scholarships and will not have access to OEA Services.

Academic Credit

Refer to our Academic Credit page for more information on how students will be working with their academic departments to determine what UNC Charlotte equivalent course credit they will receive for the courses they take abroad.

Money Matters

It's important to understand the cost structure of an Affiliate Provider program and to then research the estimated costs of each expense. Check out our Money Matters section on our website to learn more about how financial aid works, search for scholarship opportunities and more.

Miscellaneous Resources

Questions?

For questions regarding policies & procedures for UNC Charlotte students going abroad, please visit the OEA website, contact the Office of Education Abroad at 704-687-7747 or edabroad@uncc.edu. For questions regarding details of this particular affiliate provider program (e.g. program dates, course offerings, program fee, etc.), please contact the affiliate provider.