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Argentine Universities Program - Intensive Spanish Concentration

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Sponsor: The Institute for Study Abroad, Butler University

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina


Students take one mandatory course designed for study abroad students and choose from electives offered at the Universidad Catholica Argentina, the Universidad del Salvador, and/or IFSA program courses. Classes are taught in Spanish.

Program Type: Affiliated


  • Full Year
  • Fall
  • Winter/Spring


Spanish majors and minors must discuss their study abroad plans with a departmental adviser.

Admission Info:
To apply, Northwestern students must: 

  1. Complete an NU Study Abroad Application by the appropriate deadline
  2. Complete an IFSA-Butler application by the program's deadline

Languages: Spanish

Language Requirements: 

2 years (completion of Spanish 121-3 or 125) or the equivalent of college-level Spanish.


Home stays

Program Costs: 

Fall 2014: $26,630

Billed by Northwestern: $21,475

  • Tuition: $15,260
  • Homestay (inc. 13 meals/week): $3,715
  • SAAF: $2,500

Estimated additional costs: $5,155

  • Additional meals: $1,500
  • Airfare: $1,800
  • Local transportation: $300
  • Books & supplies: $100
  • Personal expenses: $1,160
  • Visa: $150
  • HTH: $145