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Winter 2018: Argentina DLLC
January 04, 2018 - February 01, 2018
This program is closed. Please contact the faculty director for more information.

photo by Nestor Galina
Orientation Meetings - attend ALL of the following:
10/05/2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM201 Jastak-Burgess Hall
11/03/2017 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM201 Jastak-Burgess Hall
Health Meetings - attend one of the following:
10/17/2017 2:30 PM - 3:30 PMStudent Health Services conference room
10/27/2017 3:00 PM - 4:00 PMStudent Health Services conference room
Program Notes
Program Description

Sharpen your oral communication skills in Argentina. Classes will be held in downtown Buenos Aires near the presidential residence “La Casa Rosada”, the famous Obelisk, and many other monuments and places of interest. Buenos Aires is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city often described as the “Paris of South America”. Buenos Aires is known for its broad, tree-lined boulevards, outdoor cafes, literary and cinematic traditions, and the world-famous Tango. Argentina displays a wide diversity of environments from semi-tropics and arid deserts to mountain glaciers and snow-capped ranges. Through coursework and field excursions, students will be exposed to the cultural richness of the country and its language, as well its diverse environments and efforts towards sustainability. There will be several field trips and excursions, including a longer overnight trip.

Students will stay with host families in the central part of Buenos Aires, with easy access to the many different neighborhoods, beautiful parks and social life that make the city one of South America’s most interesting urban places. Bedding and linens will be provided, as well as breakfast and dinner daily.

The Program Fee includes accommodations, most meals, all group excursions, in-country transportation and international medical insurance.

The Program Fee does not include airfare to and from Argentina, airport transfers within the U.S. The program officially begins when students arrive in Buenos Aires. Students will receive detailed travel instructions after acceptance. See the Cost section below for estimated airfare.

ACCESSIBILITY: Participants with disabilities should know that accessibility and accommodation in some program locations may differ from the United States. Transit systems and legacy building construction practices may not meet U.S. accessibility standards, and alternative access to public transportation, buildings, or public sites cannot be guaranteed. But UD students with disabilities are welcome and encouraged to study abroad. Review these questions with the Office of Disability Support Services to determine whether this program can meet your accommodation needs.
Program Courses
Students must enroll in all credit-bearing courses for a grade. Only the UNIV (zero credit) course may be taken pass/fail. Audit registration is not permitted on UD Travel Study. Please refer to the University Catalog to verify requirements and prerequisites
Honors credit may be available. Check with the faculty director and the Honors program for approval (check before departure).
All students must enroll in at least 6 credits, as well as the 0-credit UNIV course.
SPAN 306-076: Practical Oral/ Written Expression (3 credits)
Conversation course. Strengthens skills in grammar and vocabulary in preparation for advanced courses. Includes oral exposes, discussion of articles, movies and a variety of topics; textual analysis and compositions.
Prerequisite: SPAN200
Restrictions: Students may not receive credit for both SPAN305 and SPAN306
SPAN 307-076: Topics in Contemporary Latin American Culture (3 credits)
Discussion and study of issues related to contemporary cultural, political and social developments in Latin America, with emphasis on Argentina. May be repeated for credit when topic changes. Course taught in Spanish.
Prerequisite: SPAN200
Satisfies the following requirements:
University History Breadth
Arts and Sciences - Group B
UNIV 370-010: Study Abroad - Argentina DLLC (0 credits) pass/fail
Students are asked to reflect upon changes in their knowledge, skills, and attitudes that occur due to their study abroad experience.
Satisfies the following requirements:
Discovery Learning
The Winter Session Program in Buenos Aires is designed for any student who has an interest in the culture, music, history and politics of the region. Applicants should have a G.P.A. of at least 2.0 (on a 4.00 scale).
For all participants, a formal application is necessary, including at least one recommendation. An interview may be conducted in person or by telephone.

A transcript is required from Non-UD applicants only. Non-UD students, please send a copy of your official transcript to: IGS, Clayton Hall, 100 David Hollowell Drive, Newark, DE 19716 USA.

Study abroad at the University of Delaware is highly competitive. Please review the study abroad acceptance process. If you are not selected for your first choice program, we encourage you to apply to another program.
How much does it cost?.
  • University of Delaware Tuition/Fees for one Winter Session
  • Travel Study Program Fee
    • Usually covers: housing, all program-related excursions and some meals (check with the program's faculty director for details).
    • Does NOT cover: airfare to/from the program site and ground transportation to/from the U.S. departure airport. For planning purposes only, we estimate roundtrip airfare to be approximately $1,245.00.
  • Plan ahead for how to pay for travel study, and make sure you understand the costs associated with your program.
When and how do I pay?
If you are offered acceptance to the program, you will have 3 days to withdraw without financial penalty. After the 3 days have passed, you will be officially accepted to the program, and IGS will post the full Program Fee and Tuition/Fees to your UD student account.
  • An initial payment of $1000.00 will be due in mid-October.
  • The balance of the Program Fee and Tuition/Fees will be due in early January.
  • Payments are submitted through My Finances in UDSIS.
  • All charges, once posted to your account, are considered non-refundable.
Other important things to note:
  • Program Fees are subject to change until the group's departure date. Final Program Fees may increase due to unforeseen local cost increases, fluctuations in exchange rates, or changes in the group size.
  • IGS reserves the right to cancel a program at any time due to under-enrollment, safety/health/security issues, staffing issues, or any other relevant reason. If your program is cancelled, you will receive a full refund of all Program Fees paid.
Delaware ResidentNon-Delaware Resident
Final Tuition based on current year$2,228.00$5,976.00
Final Program Fee$3,650.00$3,650.00
UD Registration & Activities Fee$30.00$30.00
Total to be charged to UD account (final)$5,908.00$9,656.00
Plus Airfare Estimate (purchased separately)$1,245.00$1,245.00
The rates above may not apply to you if you are a UD graduate student during the time you are studying abroad. Please refer to for the appropriate rates.
Financial need-based scholarships are available to UD undergraduates on a competitive basis. To be considered, students must have a current FAFSA on-file with Student Financial Services. For more details, please see our scholarships page.
All charges, once posted to your account, are considered non-refundable. Payments are submitted through My Finances in UDSIS.
Submit Program Application by 5pm onSeptember 20, 2017
Acceptance and Scholarship AnnouncedSeptember 27, 2017
$1,000.00 Initial Payment Due *mid-October
Program Fee Balance, Tuition and Fees Dueearly January
*All students will receive an email when they are accepted to a program and will have 10 days from that notification to make their $1,000.00 Initial Payment.
Alexander Selimov
Faculty Director
Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
236 Jastak-Burgess Hall

Program information is subject to change at any time. Please check this web site periodically for updates.

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