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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
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
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.
 
For additional scholarship opportunities visit:  www.studyabroad.ku.edu/other-scholarship-opportunities

 

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:
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Cultural Experience:
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Program Reviews:
Summer 2015 Participant
This trip made my desire to become fluent in Spanish much more "real." I was able to see how important learning another language is and how great it feels to communicate in another language with someone of a different background and culture. It felt very real to me. It was also valuable learning about Argentine history in that country. I had the opportunity to visit places that I had learned about in courses at KU.

Summer 2018 Participant
I found living with a host family and meeting local people through them the most rewarding. I made several friends that I hope to visit again one day soon.

Michael P Garrett, Summer 2013 Participant
I think the most rewarding part of the program and the biggest thing I took away from it was the improvement in my Spanish-speaking skills. At KU, in our Spanish classes we use a lot of vocabulary and sentences to form intellectual thoughts and analyze literature. Obviously, that doesn't come in handy when trying to call a cab, order a meal or try to talk to someone on the street. To me, this was very difficult. A lot of basic conversational skills that I learned I hadn't used since high-school Spanish. After the summer program in Buenos Aires, I think my conversation has improved immensely. Living with a host mom that knew absolutely no English definitely helped me grow as a Spanish speaker.


This program is currently not accepting applications.