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IFSA Butler in Argentina: Mendoza Argentine Universities Program

Language of Instruction: Spanish
Location:
Mendoza,
Argentina
Term: Academic Year, Spring, Fall

Improve your Spanish skills while studying in Mendoza, Argentina

Overview

The IFSA Butler program in Mendoza, is a supported enrollment program offered in the fall, spring, and academic year to students who have studied at least 4 semesters of Spanish. Students enjoy the small-city environment of Mendoza, while attending a university with strong programs in the arts, living with a carefully selected homestay family, while improving their Spanish language skills.

Academics

One of the main regional universities in Argentina, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo (UNC) offers courses in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Fine Arts in a small-city environment near the wine growing regions. There are many outdoors opportunities in the area. Students take a required language and Argentine culture class, then enroll in regular university courses alongside Argentine students.

Though the university is most well known for its art program, students can also choose courses from political science, theater, history, anthropology, literature and more.

Program Features

Students live with host families. The program includes three meals per day and students are housed individually with families in order to ensure the greatest integration with the host family. Mendoza has many musical opportunities students may get involved in and the local campus has a wide variety of clubs and outdoor activities. In addition, students go on excursions to Buenos Aires and San Rafael.

Eligibility

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.

Application Instructions

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 by the OGP 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.

Fact Sheet

Advisers:
Language of Instruction:
Language Requirement:
4 semesters of language, or equivalent (Intermediate sequence)
Location:
Mendoza,
Argentina
Term:
Academic Year, Spring, Fall

Dates & Deadlines

Academic Year
2017
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Fall
2017
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Spring
2018
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017
Academic Year
2018
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018