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  • Locations: Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Program Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: University of Kansas Study Abroad 
  • Program Cost: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2023 02/15/2023 02/28/2023 05/20/2023 06/30/2023
IMPORTANT DATE INFORMATION: The start date is the on-site arrival date. Students will need to depart the U.S. on 5/19 to arrive in Argentina on 5/20. The end date is the departure date. Students will depart Argentina on 6/30 and will arrive in the U.S. on 7/1.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Mari Keyser
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: Spanish Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Eligibility: 2.5 GPA
Open to Non-KU students: YES Open to graduate students: NO
Click here for a definition of this term Fulfills KU Core Advanced Education Goal 4.2 - Culture and Diversity: YES
Program Description:

Funding your Study Abroad Program

KU Study Abroad can do personalized financial aid and scholarship advising for students.  Please visit 108 Lippincott Hall or call 785-864-3742 to set up an appointment.  KU students who qualify for financial aid in the form of Stafford and/or other loans, Federal Grants, and KU or outside scholarships may apply the aid to the cost of a study abroad program.  
KU Study Abroad supplemental scholarships are available to KU degree seeking students. Applications are available online. The scholarship application deadline is March 1 for Summer, March 15th for Fall and Academic Year programs and October 1 for Spring, Winter Break and Spring Break programs.
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Application Procedures

All applicants will be required to complete several documents for each study abroad application.  Below is a list of documents that will need to be completed for an application.

        a. Statement of Purpose
        b. Verification of Minimum GPA Requirement
        c. Spanish Courses

        d. Unofficial Transcript or Advising Report
        e. 1 General Recommendation and 1 Language Recommendation
        f. Authorization to Release Student Information
        g. Student Conduct Verification
        h. Financial Aid Questionnaire

For more detailed information about the application process, please visit our Application Process page.

Program Ratings:
Overall Experience:
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Academic Experiences:
1 2 3 4
Cultural Experience:
1 2 3 4 5
Program Reviews:
Summer 2013 Participant
My favorite part of the program was being surrounded by Spanish. I already loved the language before going to Argentina, and being surrounded by it both put me outside of my comfort zone and also made it much easier to learn. I was eager to improve my speaking abilities so I took any opportunity I was given to practice Spanish. By the time I returned home, the thing I missed the most was having so many opportunities to speak Spanish. I began speaking around the house even though none of my family had no idea what I was saying. As for the excursions, my two favorite were going to El Tigre and getting Tango lessons. At the Milonga, it was great seeing people dancing and for them it was just a normal part of their life. On a Thursday evening the thing the decide to do is go dance tango with their partner. I loved dreaming that this could someday be a normal part of my life. El Tigre was a very beautiful escape from the city. Although it took a while to get there, the day spent on the river was peaceful and the asado was fantastic. It was a very relaxing day.

Emily Anna Frese, Summer 2012 Participant
I learned that you can experience Buenos Aires by walking around the city until you stumble upon something that looks interesting. Then you can ask someone about it and take advantage of the opportunity it provides, whatever that may be.

Patrick William LeSage, Summer 2012 Participant
My favorite part of this program was how each student was capable of thoroughly interacting with the culture, while simultaneously broadening their language skills due to the enthusiastic staff that KU provided us with and how we were given the opportunity to travel and immerse ourselves in the diverse environments.