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Engineering
Summer 2021 June 6-Week ITBA Only Buenos Aires

Engineering Available Sessions

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About the Program

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 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, ITBA course are currently only available in the summer sessions.

Requirements


  • Overview
  • Location:
  • Buenos Aires
  • Dates:
  • 5/17/21 - 6/26/21
  • Price:
  • $6,395
  • Credits:
  • 5
  • Deadlines
  • Apply by:
  • 4/1/21
  • Withdraw by:
  • 5/1/21
  • Application Requirements
  • $95 Online Application Fee
  • Complete Application
  • Transcript - Unofficial
  • Eligibility
  • Minimum GPA:
  • 3.0
  • Foreign Language Proficiency:
  • All Levels
  • Course Prerequisites:
  • Some courses may have prerequisites.
  • Education
    Completed:
  • 1 Year of College

The Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA) is a private university in Argentina that specializes in Engineering, Technology & Management. ITBA is known for its academic rigor and considered one of the best technological universities in Latin America and is a member of the Global Engineering Education Exchange (GE3).

The CEA Buenos Aires Center turns the city into your classroom. Choose courses in liberal arts, social sciences, and international business, all taught in English and Spanish, and designed to take advantage of the city’s rich history, culture, and political environment. Enjoy courses that best meet your academic, personal, and career interests as you explore all the city offers. Please note that coursework for the Virtual Internship program will take place remotely.

When you study abroad in Buenos Aires, you can choose CEA housing or arrange your own independent housing. CEA housing assignments are based on availability and confirmation date; we make every effort to match your housing requests, but we can’t guarantee housing preferences.  

Please note that housing is not included in Virtual Internship programs.

Program Structure

Choose a 1- or 2-course option, with the opportunity to take 1 course at ITBA.  Students in the 1-course option will enroll in either 1 CEA or ITBA engineering course. Students in the 2-course option will enroll in 1 CEA or ITBA engineering course and 1 CEA elective course. Engineering courses meet for 45 – 75 contact hours/3-5 credits. If you choose the 1-course option, you may earn up to a total of 5 credits (up to 75 contact hours); if you choose the 2-course option, you may earn up to a total of 8 credits (up to 120 contact hours).

Classes meet 2-4 days per week, Monday-Thursday. Active learning components required by your courses may be scheduled for Fridays.

Prior to departure, you will select your preferred courses. You will be enrolled into courses based on their availability. It is in your best interest to have multiple alternative courses approved by your home university prior to your departure due to course availabilities. Please consult with your academic advisor at your home university on credit pre-approval guidelines.

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All Levels Course Structure

Courses

The host institution has offered the following courses in the past. Please note that course listings may not be finalized until the start of the term; we’ll post an updated list when the host institution finalizes its offerings.

*Courses with an asterisk indicate that the course has been associated with multiple subject areas.
Please click on the course title to view additional subject areas and detailed course information.

Excursions

Get out and explore! Excursions are offered for most semester, year, and summer programs*. Semester students are typically offered between two to three excursions and summer study students are typically offered between one to two excursions. You'll receive a calendar of excursions during orientation; here are a few day and overnight excursions we've offered in the past.

Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

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.

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Iguazú Falls (optional)

Iguazú Falls (optional)

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 a full-day excursion to Iguazu National Park.

This excursion is optional, for an additional fee. Students need to sign up for this excursion through their myCEA Account by the withdrawal date for their program.

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Polo Day

Polo Day

Attend a polo match and learn about one of Argentina’s most popular sports. You’ll have the opportunity to sit in the stadium and join fans as they cheer (elegantly) for their favorite team. Availability of this excursion depends on polo matches schedule and location.

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Tigre

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.

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Sample Budget

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