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Mar del Plata, Argentina


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Location: Mar del Plata, Argentina

Program Description: Take six credits in Spanish language or literature at the Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, one of the most prestigious in Argentina. The small classes are staffed with one instructor and several local student-assistants (students in the Humanities Division of the same university), who will take you to exciting places in order to practice conversation, get you acquainted with the local culture and make you feel at home.

Credits offered: 6 Credits (CUNY tuition not included)

Application Deadline: Students applying for STOCS - \

Financial Aid: PELL, STOCS, student loans, Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

Program Fee: Includes housing with breakfast, excursions, insurance and New Year's Eve party. Airfare not included.

Prerequisite: Spanish 101 or equivalent

Visits and Excursions: Capital City of Buenos Aires (three days), City of Mar del Plata and surrounding countryside. Life at the Pampas: farming and cattle raising, horseback riding, Creole barbecue, country games, country and gaucho museum. The sea: sea sports, boating, swimming. Argentina's cultural life: shows, theatre, and cinema.

Academic Inquiries:
Department of Romance Languages

Monica Schinaider

Dept. of Romance Languages

Phone: 212-772-5092


Administrative Inquiries
Education Abroad Office HE 1447
Monday-Friday 9:30-5:30
Phone: 212-772-4983