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Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Study Abroad Minimum Class Standing: 1 Sophomore, 2 Junior
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Language of Instruction: English, Spanish
Area of Study: Art History, Business, Cultural and Linguistic Immersion, Environmental Studies, History, International Studies, Literature, Political Science, Spanish Language, Theater
Program Description:

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Spanish Language, Culture, and Business in Rosario

Program Overview

Rapidly improve your Spanish while exploring the local culture in and around Rosario, Argentina. This program is ideal for students who want to complete a second year of Spanish in an intensive summer session or who wish to take advanced courses in Hispanic linguistics, advanced writing, language and society, or electives on Latin American and Argentine culture during summer or fall term. All courses are taught in Spanish making this program ideal for Spanish majors and minors or for those interested in Latin American and International Studies.  If you are a less experienced Spanish-speaker planning to enroll in the fall program, we encourage you to consider an intensive summer session to help build language proficiency.  

The program includes multiple excursions outside the city, as well as extensive use of historic and cultural activities within Rosario for academic excursions. In addition, you will live in a homestay, which further supports your immersion into Argentine society and culture.

A supervised Internship and Independent Research program is also available to qualified students who are committed to gaining a unique perspective into Argentine life. During summer term, this option is offered as a four-week program starting right after the six-week Spanish program. During fall term, it is offered as a course option. 

Academic Details

Summer term: Students who have completed one year of college-level Spanish can enroll in three courses: Spanish grammar; Spanish conversation; and Writing in Spanish (the equivalent to SPAN 201-202-203 at the University of Oregon).   Students who have completed two years of college-level Spanish prior to participating on the program can take a combination of 3rd year language classes including Hispanic identities, artistic expressions, intensive Spanish grammar review, Spanish phonetics, and courses on literature, history, film, and culture.

Fall term: The fall program is open to students who have completed two years of college-level Spanish prior to participating on the program. Students enroll in four courses chosen from Social changes, advanced writing, Spanish linguistics, intensive Spanish grammar review, and courses on literature, film, and culture. Internship and independent research is also a course option for fall term students.

Courses are taught by local instructors, experienced in teaching U.S. students. Classes take place Monday-Thursday and include extensive academic excursions, allowing you to experience Argentina beyond the pages of your textbooks. You will also have meet local students at the Universidad Nacional de Rosario to take part in lively debate and dialogue on current events and issues.

All courses offered in Rosario are recognized and approved for academic credit by various GEO partner institutions. Actual credit awarded is determined by the relevant department at your university in consultation with the study abroad office. Check with your study abroad advisor for more information.


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 04/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.