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Art History in Florence. Biomedical Engineering in Barcelona. Comparative Healthcare Systems in Havana. Global Business in London. With API Customized Programs, some of the best learning happens outside of the classroom walls. The world is your classroom. API is ready to help you develop your next customized or faculty-led program.
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Founded in the 1500s by Spanish conquistadores, Buenos Aires has evolved into a thriving, cosmopolitan city with more than 3 million inhabitants within the city limits and another 6 million + in the surrounding areas. Founded in the 1500s by Spanish conquistadores, Buenos Aires has evolved into a thriving, cosmopolitan city with more than 6 million inhabitants within the city limits and another 6 million in the surrounding areas. Known for its vibrant nightlife, where tango thrives in tangueras, milongas and cultural centers, Buenos Aires offers a dazzling array of learning opportunities, cultural events and social attractions. The seat of Argentina's national government, Buenos Aires presents a unique opportunity to analyze the politics and history of this complex and fascinating country. Universities, museums, theatres, shopping districts, and restaurants abound in this metropolis, described by many as the Paris of Latin America.
API offers two programs at the Universidad de Belgrano for students looking to study abroad on a gap year in Buenos Aires, as well as an opportunity to participate in one of several gap community service options.
Established in 1964, the Universidad de Belgrano now enrolls approximately 11,500 students, including 2,000 international students. Located in the charming and picturesque neighborhood of Belgrano, the university offers 24 different degrees, both at the undergraduate and the graduate level. It has a long history of welcoming international students and offering dual degrees with U.S. universities. The academic programs at the Universidad de Belgrano are suitable for all students regardless of language level; there are options for students ranging from beginning to advanced levels of Spanish.
“The API Buenos Aires staff was absolutely wonderful. It was obvious that they cared deeply about the students and did everything possible to make us feel welcome and comfortable. It felt more like becoming part of a family than just participating in a program!"
API students in Buenos Aires have the opportunity to give back to their local community through various volunteer projects, including working at a local food bank, working at a youth shelter, cleaning up an ecological reserve, and other humanitarian projects.
Empanadas (stuffed pastries)
Mate (tea drink)
International Indipendent Film Festival (April 11-22)
Ciudanza (March 16-19)
Festival Ciudad Emergente (September 19-23)
International Tango Festival and World Cup (August)
Night of the Museums (spring)
The Universidad de Belgrano is a private university in one of the city's most famous neighborhoods. It offers courses in business and economics, cultural studies, linguistics, and Latin American studies.
The Universidad Torcuato di Tella is named after famous Argentine engineer Torcuato di Tella but now focuses on economics, business, law, international relations, social sciences, and architecture.
The Universidad del Salvador is well-known for its academic programs in the humanities, literature, medicine, psychology, and social sciences.
Gabi Perches will be your Program Coordinator and prepare you to go abroad!
Email - [email protected]
Carmen Alvarez de Toledo will be your Resident Director and a resource for you on-site.
Jimena will be one of your Resident Directors in Buenos Aires and will be a resource for you on-site.