Buenos Aires is a colorful and electrifying Global City. It is also a diverse city with an immigrant population largely made up of Europeans and other Latin Americans. You can enjoy the local foods like a succulent churrasco (grilled steak), or partake in a cultural event such as watching a lively polo match.
This immersive study abroad program gives you insight into the significant ways in which Buenos Aires has been imagined, invented, and transformed by globalization. Choose from a range of course options suitable for many majors, such as political science, economics, art, and literature. Earn 12-18 credits.
CAPA program fees are comprehensive and include tuition, housing, excursions, My Global City events and activities, 24/7 emergency support, insurance, and more!
Earn 12-18 credits per semester (courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted; internships are 3-6 credits). Credits are issued by State University of New York (SUNY) Oswego.
You will live in a homestay in a residential area within commuting distance to the CAPA center, where you will have your own room and two meals each day.
A local transit pass is included for the length of the program.
Experience a full-day excursion to an estancia, an Argentine cattle ranch, where you will learn about the ranching traditions of the gauchos, watch a showcase of traditional music and dancing, and enjoy an asado (a classic Argentine barbecue). Social events include an arrival reception, mid-term dinner, and a farewell ceremony.
Earn 3 or 6 credits with an optional part-time internship placement. You can choose to complete an internship in English or Spanish. You must have completed at least four semesters of Spanish to participate in a Spanish-language placement.
CAPA-led activities each term include a tour of Buenos Aires’ famous street murals and a visit to the Immigration Museum, housed in the building where countless people stayed after leaving their homelands and loved ones in search of a better life. Mate on Tuesday is a weekly informal gathering where students can enjoy a favorite local beverage. Other activities vary by semester and reflect what is on at the time.
CAPA provides comprehensive support services for students to utilize during their time in Buenos Aires. The team is available throughout the duration of the program to assist and support students 24/7 with any emergency situations. Students will also have access to the Guardian study abroad safety app which includes emergency assistance and other support resources.
As a student on our program, you’ll receive our medical, travel, and accident insurance.
CAPA is committed to the health and wellness of our students while they are studying abroad in Buenos Aires. We maintain a comprehensive health and safety plan to ensure a safe and productive learning experience, and provide a variety of health and wellness tools and resources.