Princeton in Argentina

 

*STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS ON THE 2023 OPPORTUNITY*

 

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Universidad Torcuato Di Tella

Princeton in Argentina 2022 will be held from May 22, 2022 - July 2, 2022 (dates revised March 18, 2022). Summer programs are exclusively for Princeton University students.

This summer program will take place in-person and in-country, but will be subject to factors such as University travel guidelines, government travel restrictions, and public health guidance.

View the recording from the virtual information session which was held on December 2, 2021. 

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese offers a study abroad summer program in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in collaboration with the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (UTDT). The program will feature six weeks of instruction, designed and coordinated by Princeton faculty. In order to facilitate intensive culture and language immersion, all students will stay with host families. 

Buenos Aires offers an ideal setting for a summer study abroad program. It is a very safe city in comparison with other Latin American metropolises and it remains one of the most affordable choices in terms of transportation, accommodations, and meals. It has an extraordinarily vibrant intellectual life and a rich popular and political culture. It will provide our students with the opportunity to consider and examine many of the most pressing current social and political issues. Read more about the study abroad experience from past participants.

Video Highlights

View highlights from Princeton in Argentina 2019 by Tori Styers ’21. 

Program Specifics 

  • Program Director: Prof. Gabriela Nouzeilles
  • Classes are exclusively for Princeton students.
  • Class content provided or supervised by Princeton faculty.
  • Based in Buenos Aires.
  • Courses: SPA 208S: Language in Context: Urban Cultures of Buenos Aires (for students who have completed the language requirement) and SPA 342S/LAS 342STopics in Latin American Modernity: Politics of Culture in Modern Argentina (prerequisite: SPA 207 or equivalent).
  • Weekly excursions.

Program Fee

Program fee = $4,500 (Course fee: $3,000 + Homestay: $1,500) (charged to student account)
Estimated airfare: $1,000 (student pays out-of-pocket)*
Estimated personal expenses: $800 (student pays out-of-pocket)
Passport and/or Visa: varies (student pays out-of-pocket)

• Course fee – includes tuition, required course excursions and group events, and related academic expenses • Homestay – includes lodging with a host family and 2 meals/day (breakfast and dinner), 7 days/week
• Estimated airfare – *flight cost varies based on point of origin; please check online or with a travel agent for more accurate estimate
• Personal expenses – includes meals not covered by the homestay and other refreshments, laundry, local public transportation, toiletries and other incidentals
• Passport and/or Visa – for more information:
US passports - https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports.html
VisaCentral - https://visacentral.com/?login=princeton

IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT PASSPORTS: Routine processing is taking 8 to 11 weeks and expedite processing (for an additional $60) is 5 to 7 weeks. Students should plan well in advance to apply for a passport or to renew their passport.

 

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Princeton in Argentina 2019

Program Schedule

Subject to change

  • Sunday, May 22, 2022- Students arrive in Buenos Aires and go to homestay.
  • Monday, May 23, 2022- Classes start.
  • Thursday, June 30, 2022- Classes end.
  • Saturday July 2, 2022- Students leave homestay.

*Quarantine and testing requirements are contingent on host country's guidelines for international travelers.

Application Process

Students will apply through the Global Programs System (GPS).  Applications will open December 1, 2021 and will close at 11:59PM (EST) on February 11, 2022. Students are encouraged to submit their applications before the deadline to begin the interview process early.

The application consists of an application questionnaire, an essay questionnaire, and a recommendation form.

 

 

Global Programs System

 

 



If you have additional questions about the program or financial assistance, contact Karen González.