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IFSA Butler in Argentina: Summer Language and Culture in Buenos Aires

Language of Instruction: Spanish
Buenos Aires,
Term: Summer

Develop or enhance your Spanish language skills in Buenos Aires during the summer.

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Attend the IFSA Butler in Argentina: Summer Language and Culture in Buenos Aires Program which offers intermediate and 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.


Dependent on your language ability, you choose from the intermediate or advanced track. Either track provides you with the opportunity to take two courses, each worth 3 CU points.

Program Features

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.

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

Foreign Language Learning
Columbia College, Columbia Engineering, Columbia General Studies, Columbia Undergraduates, Junior, Sophomore, Study Abroad
Language of Instruction:
Language Requirement:
3 semesters of language, or equivalent
Buenos Aires,
Latin America and the Caribbean

Dates & Deadlines

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018
Admissions Decision Date: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018