The summer language and culture program offers intermediate and advanced Spanish language courses as well as area courses in Spanish. The program lasts for six weeks. Students live with carefully selected homestay families.
Students choose from the intermediate or advanced track both of which are worth six credits.
The intermediate track is:
- Intermediate Spanish (6 credits)
The advanced track is:
- Advanced Spanish and Argentine Culture (3 credits)
- Either: Argentine History (3 credits)
- Or: Latin American and Argentine Literature (3 credits)
The program includes a one-day excursion outside of Buenos Aires, a one-day trip to El Tigre, and various activities within Buenos Aires.
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.