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Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Famous for juicy steaks, local wines, and sultry tango, Buenos Aires offers an exciting backdrop for your study abroad adventure. The city’s European roots are still evident in stunning architecture and grand plazas that wouldn’t look out of place in Paris or Madrid, but the vibe is pure Argentine. Edgy art galleries, chic boutiques, and inviting cafés line the bustling streets, side-by-side with tango bars, ice cream shops selling every flavor you’ve never heard of, and parrillas (steakhouses) and milongas (tango dance salons).

Studying abroad in Buenos Aires means never being bored: You can explore Argentine culture, hone your Spanish, meet local students, and gain hands-on experience through volunteering opportunities and cultural activities.

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Programs to love in Buenos Aires

Programs to love in Buenos Aires

Study in Buenos Aires

Study in Buenos Aires

CEA CAPA Buenos Aires Center

Thanks to the city’s European features and its status as a political, economic, and cultural epicenter on the South American continent, Buenos Aires is a popular study abroad destination in this region of the world. Course options include subjects like business, communication, social sciences, and engineering, and if you’re interested in developing your Spanish language skills, the semester program also offers electives taught in Spanish, to mesh with your interests. In fall and spring semesters, you can also take advantage of the Early Start option where you’ll arrive two weeks early to get a head start on your Spanish proficiency. If you’ve ever dreamed of exploring the region’s history, culture, and politics in an interactive academic setting, then this program is for you.

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  • Starting at $4,695
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

CEA CAPA Buenos Aires Center

Choose from a range of liberal arts and social sciences courses in subjects like business, communication, and social studies. Learn more about Argentine culture through hands-on experiences. Hone your Spanish language skills. Designed for all levels of Spanish language ability, this versatile program allows you to choose electives, taught in English and Spanish that mesh with your interests. In the semester, arrive two weeks early for the Early Start option and hone your Spanish proficiency. If you’ve ever dreamed of exploring the region’s history, culture, and politics in an interactive academic setting, then this program is for you.

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  • Starting at $4,695
Engineering

Engineering

CEA CAPA Buenos Aires Center, Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires

In a city known for its cultural and social diversity and richness, Buenos Aires combines European style with its Latin heritage. As the capital city, it’s also the financial, industrial and commercial hub of Argentina, and home to more than 10 million residents. As an Engineering major, you’ll find this cosmopolitan city the ideal place to learn how to apply engineering solutions in a global context. Choose from courses available at the CEA CAPA Buenos Aires Center, or at the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA), regarded as one of the best engineering schools in Latin America. Please note, the ITBA course is currently only available in the summer session.

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  • Starting at $6,795
International Business

International Business

CEA CAPA Buenos Aires Center

Acquire the business skills that will allow you to operate efficiently in diverse cultural environments and enhance your cultural competency. Learn about universal business concepts while developing an understanding of Argentina’s management culture. Classroom learning is complemented by active learning experiences in the local business community, where you’ll visit local companies and meet key business leaders. An Early Start option allows you to arrive early and hone your language skills before the program begins.

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  • Starting at $14,495
Latin American Studies

Latin American Studies

Universidad de Belgrano

Through a combo of Spanish language instruction and focused courses in either Spanish or English, you’ll develop a deeper understanding of Latin American culture, history, economics, and politics. Semester students may choose an Early Start option to jump-start their Spanish language proficiency before the session begins. The semester program is designed for students at all Spanish levels, while the summer program is designed for students at high-intermediate and above Spanish level.

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  • Starting at $5,495
Advanced Argentine Immersion

Advanced Argentine Immersion

Universidad de Belgrano

You worked hard to hone those Spanish skills… now put them to use as you take class side-by-side with local students at the University of Belgrano. Designed for students at an advanced Spanish level and above, you’ll take courses alongside Argentine students for a truly integrated language experience. This program allows you to refine and cultivate your language skills while exploring a variety of subject areas, such as business, sciences, history, nutrition, design, political science, and Latin American and Argentine culture, to name just a few. An Early Start option allows you to hone your Spanish proficiency before your program starts.

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  • Starting at $14,995
Intensive Spanish Language

Intensive Spanish Language

Universidad de Belgrano

The Intensive Spanish Language Program is designed for students of all Spanish language levels who wish to improve their language skills while immersing into local culture.

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  • Starting at $4,895
Medical Spanish Immersion

Medical Spanish Immersion

Universidad de Belgrano

Further develop your Spanish language proficiency with a focus on health care and medicine. Traditional classroom instruction is combined with a shadowing assignment at a local hospital where you’ll learn how to improve physician-patient relationships while practicing your language with Spanish-speaking patients. Through a unique shadowing experience, you’ll complete 60 hours of clinical rotation at a local hospital in medical areas such as Internal Medicine, ER, Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Traumatology and the Intensive Care Unit. With a heavy focus on experiential learning, you’ll hear from guest specialists in the field, and benefit from the calendar of events at the hospital.

Apply early as enrollment is limited due to the clinical rotations. You must possess a high intermediate level of Spanish.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Studying abroad in Buenos Aires is a life changing event for many students. When you study abroad in Argentina, you experience learning outside the traditional classroom setting, gain global experience, and expand your sense of cultural awareness.
Buenos Aires is among the cheapest major cities to live in around the world. It’s an energetic and urban city filled with an exciting mix of cultures and people which makes it very affordable for students. While Argentina’s capital is typically cheaper than London, it is considered more expensive than Sydney.
Argentina is often considered one of the safest countries in South America. As with any big city, you’ll still want to practice standard safety precautions when it comes to petty theft and scams in crowded areas.

CEA CAPA offers many housing options while you’re studying abroad in Buenos Aires. Standard CEA CAPA housing is included in your overall program price. You may also have the option of arranging your own independent housing, but we recommend letting us do the work for you! For more information on housing, connect with your site specialist.

Buenos Aires study abroad programs offer two housing options for students depending on their preferences. Most of CEA CAPA Buenos Aires’ housing options are in downtown Palermo or Belgrano or Recoleta/Barrio Norte neighborhoods which are all around 30 minutes by metro away from CEA CAPA Buenos Aires Study Center, Universidad de Belgrano, and Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires.

Buenos Aires housing options include:

  • Apartments
  • Homestays
  • Independent Living
Buenos Aires is the bustling Argentine city filled with architectural attractions, colorful neighborhoods, and fantastic food. It’s the political, economic, and cultural capital of Argentina and was the first city in Latin America to recognize LGBTQIA+ rights in 2002.
Buenos Aires is on the eastern shore of the Rio de la Plata along the southeastern coast of Argentina, about 150 miles from the Atlantic Ocean.
Buenos Aires is known for its Argentinian steak, being the birthplace of Tango, and as the “Paris of South America.” The bookstores on every corner, café culture, and wide boulevards lined with trees mirror Parisian lifestyle. Both old and new, Buenos Aires is a combination of culture and identity heavily influenced by European cities like Madrid and Paris.
What's Included in your Program'

What's Included in your Program

From housing to excursions, our inclusions make studying abroad easy!
  • Personalized Pre-Departure Advising
  • Visa & Immigration Advising
  • Financial Advising
  • Tuition and Registration
  • Airport Pick-up
  • Onsite Orientation
  • Onsite Staff Support
  • 24/7 Emergency Assistance
  • Travel Medical Insurance
  • International Emergency Service Support
  • Welcome & Farewell Events
  • Centrally Located Housing
  • Wellness Activities
  • Cultural Engagement
  • Language Exchanges
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Excursions
  • Host Institution Services & Amenities
  • Career & Re-entry Workshop
  • Official Transcript(s)
  • Neighborhood Walking Tour

Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

Iguazú Falls

Polo Day

Tigre

One of the benefits of studying abroad is the opportunity to explore your host country and surrounding destinations. Excursions are offered for all semester and summer programs; you’ll receive a calendar of available excursions during orientation. Here are some sample excursions:

Iguazú Falls 

Spanning three countries, Iguazu Falls is one of the seven natural wonders of the world and a popular destination. Thousands travel to Iguazu Falls every year to marvel at the Garganta del Diablo, a U-shaped cascade that is 269 feet tall and almost 2,300 feet long. You'll enjoy an overnight trip and a full-day excursion to Iguazu National Park.

Tigre

One of the world’s largest deltas, this popular riverside retreat just north of Buenos Aires is a wonderful place to get away from the bustling city. Indulge in a traditional lunch, relax on a ferry tour, and browse local artisans’ handmade crafts at the Puerto de Frutos open air market.

Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

A World Heritage Site, Colonia was founded by the Portuguese in 1680. The historic quarter still captures the look and feel of the colonial era in Latin America. You’ll travel by ferry across the River Plate from Buenos Aires to explore this charming town’s cobbled streets leading to old lighthouses, inns, restaurants, and its original bullfighting ring. You’ll also enjoy a traditional lunch during your time in Uruguay.

Polo Day

Being the oldest known team sport, Polo is a huge part of Argentina's culture, with numerous world championships winning teams and some of the sport's top players. Attend a match at a Polo Field, or opt for an experience at a polo club or at an estancia (ranch), where you can even become a player for the day. Availability of this excursion depends on polo matches schedule and location.

CEA CAPA Student Life: Buenos Aires Cultural Activities

Take advantage of the unique flavor of Buenos Aires. CEA CAPA offers cultural activities to match your interests. Whether you enjoy concerts, clubs, sports, cooking classes, language exchanges, or something entirely different, our staff helps you engage with local culture.

Argentine Food and Culture Activity

Attend our local food cultural event to get in the Argentinian spirit. Whether you enjoy a traditional dinner in the city, a wine tasting or a mate experience, you will have the opportunity enjoy gastronomy like locals do.

Tango Dinner Show

One of the most beautiful cultural activities in Buenos Aires is going to a tango dinner show, where professional tango dancers and singers provide entertainment as you enjoy a hearty dinner.

Language Exchange

Many organizations provide Language Exchange opportunities around the city, including Mate Club, Buenos Aires Daytime Language Exchange, Spanglish, Babel, and Speak Spanish! Chat in Spanish and meet Spanish speaking people. 

Traditional/Historic Cafés

Buenos Aires has long had a thriving café culture and its many historic cafes were the meeting places for illustrious literary, musical and political figures. Today the city has over 70 listed historic cafés declared “bares notables”, recognized for their importance to the city's culture. Their decors are carefully preserved and passing through their doors may feel like stepping back in time. Cafe Tortoni, Las Violetas or La Biela are some of the best cafés to visit in the city.

Traditional/Historical Restaurants

Buenos Aires is home to a wide array of restaurants that reflect the different cultures that co-exist in the city. Steakhouses and pizzerias (pizza places) are the most emblematic options in every neighborhood. Whether you are on a tight budget, or looking for a fancy restaurant, there is always a perfect spot to experience the diverse gastronomy of Buenos Aires. 

Theater/Cinema Night (Traditional/National Movies)

Take advantage of Buenos Aires’ many cinemas to attend movie screenings and festivals; it’s an ideal way to improve both your Spanish skills and your understanding of local culture. Argentine cinema is constantly producing informative and amusing new movies.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer a few hours per week through activities such as serving at a community cafeteria, helping children with homework, tutoring English students, and participating in charity work. This experience will provide you with a new, potentially life-changing perspective on Argentine culture and life.

Active Learning Opportunities

  • Conferences/Lectures
    Attend lectures and presentations featuring an array of guest speakers sharing their expertise on diverse topics such as Argentina’s current human rights situation, gender equality movements, the legacy of the last dictatorship, the ups and downs of the economy, the political system and its main representatives and the role of Argentina within the region, among others. 
  • Site Visits
    Site visits occur outside the typical classroom environment and are crafted and instructed by faculty members, CEA CAPA staff and local experts, who contribute their unique perspective and professional expertise to outline the activity’s content and learning objectives. These out-of-the-ordinary sessions help students gain new interpersonal connections while exploring their host culture and its ways of living, allowing them to become understanding and active participants of the local communities.

Content Creator Program

Want to build your digital portfolio while you study abroad? Join the CEA CAPA Content Creator Program! You’ll blog, photograph, and video your experiences abroad, then share them on social media.

Alumni Ambassador Program

Your study abroad adventure doesn’t have to end when your program is over. Keep sharing your study abroad love on your home campus…become an Alumni Ambassador! This internship allows you to help other students on their study abroad journeys while gaining work experience and growing your professional network.

Career and Re-entry Workshop

Explore the skills and knowledge you’ve gained and learn how to articulate your growth in your future job searches. In this interactive workshop, you’ll reflect and process your study abroad experience, connect study abroad with your career goals, and obtain practical advice to help you transition back to the U.S.

Contributor Program

Want to share your independent view of the program? Just send us your favorite pictures, make a video or write a blog entry featuring your experience and win monthly prizes!

Social Media Takeover

You think you'll be snapchating all your stay in Buenos Aires? Take advantage of it and dare to take over CEA CAPA's social media!

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Buenos Aires Housing

Buenos Aires Housing

*Housing options may change term over term and will be confirmed on the housing application form prior to the start of the term. Below are the housing options that have been offered in the past.

Available:

Semester
Summer

All CEA CAPA students studying in Buenos Aires have the option of living in apartments while abroad. Generally located in downtown Palermo or Belgrano, or Recoleta/Barrio Norte neighborhoods these apartments cater to independent, do-it-yourself students who want to experience Buenos Aires as a local apartment-dweller would. Apartments vary in age, décor and size, from studio apartments to two bedrooms. So whip up some homemade empanadas in your fully equipped kitchen, crack open your window, and watch the Argentine world unfold before your eyes.

Typical Commute

  • CEA CAPA Buenos Aires Center: Around 30 minutes by bus/metro
  • Universidad de Belgrano: Around 30 minutes by bus/metro
  • Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires: Around 30 minutes by bus/metro

Meals Included

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Roommates

  • 1-2 students per room
  • 2-4 students per apartment

Unit Amenities

  • Shared kitchenette
  • Shared-co-ed bathroom
  • Bed linens included
  • Towels included
  • Internet access
  • Central heating or space heaters
  • Fans provided or air conditioning

Additional Fees

This housing option may carry a supplemental fee which may vary based on housing inclusions (i.e. meals, amenities, etc.) as well as program length. Exact amount will be confirmed on the housing application form.

  • Summer (private room):     $300 - $800    
  • Semester (private room):   $800 - $1,800    
  • Shared room: No additional fee
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Available:

Semester
Summer

Experience Buenos Aires’ vibrant culture while living in a homestay. CEA CAPA homestays usually have one host mom - or a couple - who loves to have international students around. For the students who want to live life abroad in a local and international environment - usually with other students - the homestay is great, because it can give you the locals' insight into the city.

Typical Commute

  • CEA CAPA Buenos Aires Center: Around 30 minutes by bus/metro
  • Universidad de Belgrano: Around 30 minutes by bus/metro
  • Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires: Around 30 minutes by bus/metro

Meals Included

  • Breakfast included from Monday – Saturday
  • Dinner included from Sunday – Thursday

Roommates

  • 1-2 students per room
  • 1-4 students per Homestay

Unit Amenities

  • Limited kitchen access
  • Shared-co-ed bathroom
  • Bed linens included
  • Towels included
  • Internet access
  • Central heating or space heaters
  • Fans provided or air conditioning

Additional Fees

This housing option may carry a supplemental fee which may vary based on housing inclusions (i.e. meals, amenities, etc.) as well as program length. Exact amount will be confirmed on the housing application form.

  • Summer (private room):    $400 - $1,200    
  • Semester (private room):   $900 - 2,100    
  • Shared room: No additional fee
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While CEA CAPA highly recommends that you choose one of our Buenos Aires housing options provided, you also have the option to arrange independent housing.

Use the online housing application form to request permission for this option no later than the application closure date. If your request is approved, you will receive a rebate for your housing payment, however CEA CAPA will not provide you with any assistance setting up independent housing. Keep in mind, rebates are not granted to students who move out of their CEA CAPA housing or choose to pursue independent living arrangements after the application closure date.

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Institutions

Institutions

CEA CAPA Buenos Aires Center
CEA CAPA Buenos Aires Center

The CEA CAPA Buenos Aires Center offers an interdisciplinary education in a cosmopolitan capital city. CEA CAPA turns the city into your classroom, thanks to courses in a wide range of engineering, business and liberal arts & social science subjects within the context of Argentina and Latin America. The city of Buenos Aires provides a stimulating environment in which to study political, cultural, and business trends in Latin America. You’ll enjoy the opportunity to gain global competency and further your academic pursuits while immersed in a city that blends its European heritage with a modern Latin American style.

Designed to explore the natural strengths of the city’s history, culture, and political environment, CEA CAPA Buenos Aires Center curriculum focuses on language, engineering, business, cultural & social studies, and international relations. Courses incorporate activities specifically designed to take the curriculum out of the classroom and into the community. Even outside of the classroom, you’re constantly encouraged to apply what you’ve learned by connecting subjects examined in class to the daily life of the host community. This ongoing, active, and reflective approach not only helps you gain a better historical and social understanding of Buenos Aires and Latin America, but also helps you develop the international cultural fluency required to communicate and function effectively in an increasingly globalized world.

The mission of the CEA CAPA Buenos Aires Center is to provide you with the tools and direction you need to learn about Argentina and Latin America, and to allow you to critically reflect and articulate on your own national, cultural, and social identities.

Faculty members at the CEA CAPA Buenos Aires Center are committed to fostering students’ intellectual and cultural growth by engaging them in lively simulated debates, multimedia research presentations, and round-table discussions.

Transcript Information

Courses at the CEA CAPA Buenos Aires Center are transcripted by the University of New Haven (UNH), CEA CAPA's School of Record. 

Accreditation

Courses taught at the CEA CAPA Buenos Aires Center have been designed in conjunction with, and approved by, the University of New Haven (UNH). In addition, faculty appointments have been approved by UNH. After the successful completion of a session at the CEA CAPA Buenos Aires Center, you will receive credit for your work from UNH. Located in Connecticut, the University of New Haven is a student-focused, comprehensive university that’s fully accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). The agreement between CEA CAPA and UNH follows the highest standards of good practice in education abroad and satisfies the rigorous requirements of the University's institutional accreditor, making credits earned at the CEA CAPA Buenos Aires Center easily transferable to US-accredited institutions. Learn more about UNH's service as the University of Record for CEA CAPA.

Grading

Instructors at the CEA CAPA Buenos Aires Center carefully evaluate students’ work and progress throughout the academic session. When calculating grades, instructors consider written and oral exercises, homework assignments, attendance, classroom participation, and exam performance.

The following grading scale is in use for CEA CAPA center-delivered syllabi:

DESCRIPTOR ALPHA NUMERIC GPA REQUIREMENT/EXPECTATION
Outstanding
(High Distinction)
A 93+ 4.0 Maximum grade: In addition to description for grade "A-", the participant shows detailed understanding of materials about which he or she can show independent analytical ability. This means the ability to question an issue from different perspectives and evaluate responses in an objective manner.
Excellent
(Distinction)
A- 90 - 92.99 3.7 Participant shows understanding of literature beyond the textbook/class hand-outs/class notes, and the work shows a high level of independent thought, presents informed and insightful discussion, and demonstrates a well-developed capacity for evaluation.
Very good
(High Credit)
B+ 87 - 89.99 3.3 Shows evidence of a capacity to generalize from the taught content, or the material in literature, or from class lectures in an informed manner. Also, the work demonstrates a capacity to integrate personal reflection into the discussion and an appreciation of a range of different perspectives.
Good
(Credit)
B 83 - 86.99 3.0 The work is well-organized and contains coherent or logical argumentation and presentation.
Good
(Credit)
B- 80 - 82.99 2.7 Participant shows understanding of literature beyond the textbook and/or notes, and there is evidence of additional reading.
Average
(Good Pass)
C+ 77 - 79.99 2.3 The work demonstrates a capacity to integrate research into the discussion and a critical appreciation of a range of theoretical perspectives. Also, the work demonstrates a clear understanding of the question and its theoretical implications and demonstrates evidence of additional reading.
Adequate
(Pass)
C 73 - 76.99 2.0 Shows clear understanding and some insight into the material in the textbook and notes, but not beyond. A deficiency in understanding the material may be compensated by evidence of independent thought and effort related to the subject matter.
Below Average
(Borderline Pass)
C- 70 - 72.99 1.7 Shows some understanding of the material in the textbook and notes. A deficiency in any of the above may be compensated by evidence of independent thought related to the subject matter.
Inadequate
(Borderline Fail)
D+ 67 - 69.99 1.3 Fails to show a clear understanding or much insight into the material in the textbook and notes.
Poor
(Fail)
D 60 - 66.99 1.0 Besides the above for D+, participant has not shown interest or engagement in the class work or study.
Poor
(Fail)
F <60 0 Shows little or no understanding of any of the material.
Classroom and Information

  • Classes are taught by local international faculty selected by CEA CAPA and approved by UNH.
  • Faculty members represent a variety of academic and professional backgrounds.
  • Periodic exams, homework assignments, and final exams will be administered.
  • Attendance in all classes is mandatory and monitored by each instructor.
  • Class size is up to 25 students. Small class sizes allow for personalized attention from your instructors.

Amenities
  • Student Lounge
  • Study Area
  • Counseling Services
  • CEA CAPA Academic Resources
  • Travel Books & Resources
  • Digital Resources from UNH Library
  • Computers
  • Printing Services
  • Internet Access & Wi-Fi
  • Academic Advising
  • Cultural Engagement
  • Dining Facilities
  • Lockers
Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires
Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires

Founded in 1959, the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA) was one of the first private universities created in Argentina. ITBA’s academic focus is dedicated to the teaching of interdisciplinary engineering fields and research. ITBA is a member of the prestigious Global Education Engineering Exchange (GE3).

Their mission is to be a university committed to the development of the country and region by training and developing professionals in the areas of engineering, technology and management who are able to respond to the needs of society and technological advances. ITBA enrolls approximately 1,650 students annually.

The main building is located in the trendy area of Puerto Madero, which represents the latest architectural trends in Buenos Aires. The university features modern facilities, computer labs, libraries, and cultural and athletic activities to complement academics.

CEA CAPA students have access to the same facilities as Argentine students, allowing you to fully appreciate ITBA student life. By sharing the university with local and other international students, you’ll have the opportunity to meet and interact with your peers.

Credit Transfer Information

Contact hours and corresponding credits for the ITBA course were modeled after the U.S. system. Credit transfer is ultimately determined by your home university. Please consult with an academic advisor at your home university on credit pre-approval guidelines.

Transcript Information

Students receive a transcript from Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA) upon successful completion of the program. Transcript includes the number of hours per week and the weeks so US colleges/universities may calculate the appropriate number of US credits they choose to award their students.

Accreditation

Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA) is accredited by the National Commission for Evaluation and University Accreditation by the Ministry of Education of Argentina.

Grading
Grade conversions from CEA CAPA partner institutions abroad to a US grading scale are determined in consultation with our School of Record and benchmarked with other peer institutions in the field.
Please note that CEA CAPA can only recommend grade conversions to students’ home institutions—it is ultimately at the discretion of the home institution to convert grades from abroad to students’ academic records.
For further information or details about grade conversion for a particular host institution, please reach out to our Registrar at registrar@ceacapa.com.
Classroom and Information

  • Faculty from ITBA teach your courses.
  • All students are required to sign a code conduct to enroll at ITBA.
  • Periodic exams, homework assignments, and final exams will be administered.
  • Attendance in all classes is mandatory and monitored by each professor.
  • Teaching styles in Argentina may differ from those in the U.S. Be prepared to adapt to different classroom structures and coursework expectations.
  • Class size ranges between 10 and 25 students.
  • You may attend class with local and other study abroad students.

Amenities
  • Clubs & Organizations
  • Student Lounge
  • Study Room
  • University Library
  • Computer Lab
  • Student ID
  • Printing Services
  • Internet Access & Wi-Fi
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Student Sports Teams
  • Dining Facilities
Universidad de Belgrano
Universidad de Belgrano

Since its founding in 1964, the Universidad de Belgrano (UB) has grown into one of Argentina's leading higher education institutions. This private university offers a range of courses to a culturally diverse population of more than 14,500 students. More than 900 international students participate in exchange programs through the Universidad de Belgrano each year.

Located in a distinguished residential area of the city of Buenos Aires, UB features modern facilities, computer labs, libraries, and cultural, artistic and athletic activities to complement academics.

UB faculty instruct through the Programa de Estudios Argentinos y Latinoamericanos and other UB departments. CEA CAPA students have access to the same university facilities as Argentine students, allowing you to fully appreciate UB student life. By sharing the university campus with local and other international students, you’ll have the opportunity to meet and interact with your peers.

Credit Transfer Information

Universidad de Belgrano utilizes a 45-minute contact hour whereas the United States higher education system utilizes a 50-minute contact hour. All Universidad de Belgrano courses represent the 45 contact hour amount and an estimated US credit calculation based on the contact hours. Credit transfer is ultimately determined by your home university. Please consult with an academic advisor at your home university on credit pre-approval guidelines.

Transcript Information

Students receive a transcript from Universidad de Belgrano upon successful completion of the program. Transcript includes the number of hours per week and the weeks in the semester so US colleges/universities may calculate the appropriate number of US credits they choose to award their students.

Accreditation

The Universidad de Belgrano is recognized by the Argentine Ministry of Public Education as a degree-granting institution of higher learning.

Grading
Grade conversions from CEA CAPA partner institutions abroad to a US grading scale are determined in consultation with our School of Record and benchmarked with other peer institutions in the field.
Please note that CEA CAPA can only recommend grade conversions to students’ home institutions—it is ultimately at the discretion of the home institution to convert grades from abroad to students’ academic records.
For further information or details about grade conversion for a particular host institution, please reach out to our Registrar at registrar@ceacapa.com.
Classroom and Information

  • Faculty from Universidad de Belgrano teach your language courses and electives.
  • Periodic exams, homework assignments, and final exams will be administered.
  • Attendance in all classes is mandatory and monitored by each professor.
  • Teaching styles in Argentina may differ from those in the U.S. Be prepared to adapt to different classroom structures and coursework expectations.
  • Class size ranges between 10 and 15 students for language courses and between 10 and 40 students for electives.
  • You may attend class with international students from the U.S., Europe, Canada, and other parts of the world.

Amenities
  • Student Offices
  • Clubs & Organizations
  • Student Lounge
  • Study Room
  • Student Health Center
  • University Library
  • Computer Lab
  • Printing Facilities
  • Internet Access & Wi-Fi
  • Academic Advising
  • Tutoring
  • Language Learning Services
  • Language Exchange with Local Students
  • Student Sports Teams
  • Cultural Engagement
  • Dining Facilities
  • Bookstore
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