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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Semester/summer Housing Type: Homestay
Area of Study: Foreign Language, Global Studies, Nursing Language of Instruction: Spanish
Program Description:
Study abroad in the most fascinating country in South Am
erica! This vast South American country is home to landscapes ranging from the wild and remote Patagonia in the south to the lively, legendary city of Buenos Aires in the center and to the verdant rain forests of Iguazú Falls to the north. With such varied landscapes and cultural influences, Argentina promises a rich experience for study abroad.
Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires is the most beautiful city in all of Latin America due to its vibrant culture and heavy European influence. Wander the bustling streets and grand avenues of the city and then explore the numerous historic neighborhoods. Experience the enchanting nightlife that the cosmopolitan city is famous for: tango clubs, cafés and world-class theaters. This is the ideal program for students interested in Spanish immersion and living in Argentina.

Academia Buenos Aires (transcripted by ESEADE University)
Classes are taught at prestigious Academia Buenos Aires for the Spanish and Electives session dates. The Academia Buenos Aires is partnered with the private university ESEADE (Instituto Universitario Escuela Superior de Economía y Administración de Empresa), who issues the transcript. The Academia is located in the very heart of Buenos Aires. It is housed in a 19th-century historic building located right behind the Plaza del Mayo and the Casa Rosada (the presidential palace). Here you will find yourself within easy walking distance of some of the most famous monuments and sites of Buenos Aires. All professors have experience teaching in public institutions and possess a solid background in language training and applied linguistics. Courses are designed with a steady focus on communication, while also addressing the grammatical aspects of the language.

Elebaires (transcripted by UIA or iSalud University)
For the Medical Spanish & Healthcare program classes are taught at Elebaires. The transcript is issued by the Universidad Abierta Interamericana (UAI) or iSalud University. The school is located in a Spanish patio house from the 19th century. There is a tranquil garden in the patio area along with a swimming pool and area for asados (the famous Argentine BBQ). There are 7 classrooms and 4 bathrooms. Classrooms are comfortable, with lots of natural light. There is also WiFi internet and a free coffee bar available for students. The Elebaires environment is friendly, supportive, encouraging, relaxed and professional.

Homestay (Room & Board)
There is no better way to improve your Spanish and learn more about the culture than by living with one of our carefully selected local host families. You will have breakfast and dinner with your family and lunch on your own at cafés on the weekdays.

Excursions are included in the program price and for Winter Break can include:
Colonia, Uruguay
Visit the historical Uruguayan town of Colonia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and former Portuguese colony, dating to the 17th century.
El Tigre River Boat Ride & Old Market
Cruise the mystical Río de la Plata, the widest river in the world, passing countless islands covered with beautiful vegetation and rich in wildlife.
Argentine Cowboy (Gaucho) Ranch
Escape to the Pampas plains, the land of the Argentine cowboy, and spend the day on a gaucho ranch. Go horseback riding and experience a real asado.

Cultural Activities
Cultural activities are organized for the weekday afternoons. These activities are designed to accentuate the unique character of Argentina and Buenos Aires. Examples include: • Tango Performance • Tango Dance Class • Festivals • City Tours & Museum Visits • Traditional Cooking Class

Budget Information:
To calculate an estimate of the total cost of your program, use the Cost Estimate Template and do the following:
1. Go to the SOL website,, scroll over to “dates and prices” on the top menu bar.
2. Click on your program destination on the left side menu.
3. In addition to these fees, add the following costs to arrive at your total cost
  • Meals – apartments do not include any meals. Homestays do not include lunch.
  • Application fee - $65
  • Study Abroad Administrative fee - $460
  • WSU Laptop fee (semester students only) - $485
  • International Airfare (check, or other search engines).
  • Passport ($140) and Visa, (if required, cost varies per country)
  • Personal/ miscellaneous expenses for travel, additional meals, souvenirs, etc. 
If you would like further assistance in calculating the cost of your program, please email

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter Break 2021 10/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Winter Break 2022 10/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

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