Global Cities


Please note that we are not currently offering programs in Buenos Aires. Please contact us if you have any questions about our current program offerings, or view our list of 2021 programs.

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 taste the local foods like a succulent churrasco (grilled steak), or enjoy a cultural event such as watching a lively polo match.

This six-week summer program gives you insight into the significant ways in which Buenos Aires has been imagined, invented, and transformed by globalization. Earn 6-9 credits.

Arrival: May 13, 2021
Departure: June 26, 2021
Application Deadline:  
February 17, 2021
Program Fee:  
All prices, dates, and deadlines are subject to change.

The Buenos Aires Experience 



Explore the diversity of cosmopolitan Buenos Aires with our My Global City events: learn to tango, take a boat ride in Tigre Delta or visit Teatro Colón.


Live like a Porteño and stay in a homestay, where breakfast and dinner are provided daily. Homestays are located within commuting distance of the CAPA Center. Plus, CAPA offers students Health & Wellness support.


Enroll in 2-3 courses for a total of 6-9 credits. The summer program is designed specifically for CAPA students.


During your internship, you'll acquire useful professional skills for your future career, enhance your classroom experience, connect with locals, and improve your resume.

CAPA Buenos Aires Program Inclusions


CAPA program fees are comprehensive and include tuition, housing, excursions, My Global City events and activities, 24/7 emergency support, insurance, and more.

Courses & Credit

Earn 6-9 credits per term (courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted; internships are 3 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

Local Transit Pass

A local transit pass is included for the length of the program.

Excursions & Activities

Enjoy a full day excursion to an estancia, an Argentine cattle ranch, where you will learn about the ranching traditions of 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. 

Intern & Volunteer

Earn 3 or 6 credits with an optional part-time internship placement. You can choose to complete an internship placement in English or Spanish. You must have completed at least four semesters of Spanish to participate in a Spanish-language placement.

My Global City

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 term and reflect what is on at the time.

Comprehensive, 24/7 Support

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.

Safety, Health & Wellness 

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.


Program eligibility requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.8 (on a 4.0 scale).*
  • Be the equivalent of at least a 2nd semester Sophomore (strongly recommended).
  • Submit your completed application along with supporting documents and your deposit by the program deadline.
  • Be in good academic and disciplinary standing with your home institution.
    *Students with a GPA below the requirement may be admitted on a case by case basis. Please contact us below for details or chat with an Admissions Advisor today.

The Experience of a Lifetime Awaits

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