Please be advised that undergraduate participation in study abroad programs offered by institutions outside of Columbia University (Columbia-approved) are suspended through August 1, 2021.This includes the program on this webpage. For alternative summer opportunities offered by UGE, please see here: https://global.undergrad.columbia.edu/studyabroad/search/columbia-programs.
Attend the IFSA in Argentina: Summer Language and Culture in Buenos Aires Program which offers advanced Spanish language courses as well as area courses in Spanish. The program lasts for six weeks. Throughout the experience, you live with carefully selected homestay families.
Various courses are available on the program to enhance your language learning while living in Buenos Aires. See the program website for more details.
The program typically includes excursions outside of Buenos Aires as well as various day trip opportunities.
Review eligibility to ensure that you meet all Columbia requirements to study abroad.
Review the external program webpage to understand any additional program prerequisites. Note the program language requirements.
To apply, you must complete the two steps below. Deadlines vary and some applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Therefore, you should complete the steps below simultaneously:
To apply for Columbia clearance (approval) to study abroad, click on "Start Your Application" on this webpage. Clearance applications are approved on a rolling basis until the application deadline listed on this webpage.
To apply for program admission, complete an external application directly on the program webpage. Note that this deadline may be in advance of the Columbia clearance deadline.