The program offers students the opportunity to live and study in Buenos Aires, Argentina’s intellectual and cultural capital and one of Latin America’s most sophisticated cities. It is home to many museums, theaters, art galleries, and bookstores. Courses focus on Argentine culture, journalism, politics, and literature, and include discussion of recent literary and intellectual developments. An internship course includes placements in cultural organizations, NGOs, and in the areas of journalism and communications. Past internship placements have included Ministerio de Ciencia y Technologia, Radio Palermo: Program “La Cocina del Periodismo,” and Radio Nacional de la Republica Argentina. Classes will take place at the Universidad de Palermo. Course-related excursions will provide students with an opportunity to explore the city’s vibrant cultural scene.
The Dublin Summer Internship Program offers eight weeks of coursework and participation in a professional internship in or near Dublin. Excursions to cultural and historical sites complement the coursework. Coursework is taught by local faculty at Dublin City University (DCU).
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The Padua Italian and European Studies Program offers a semester of study in the historic and lively university town of Padua (Padova) Italy, located 20 miles west of Venice. Designed for students with no previous background in Italian, the program combines a beginning Italian language course with elective coursework in English in a variety of fields. All courses are taught by local faculty either at the BU Padua Academic Center or at the University of Padua. Excursions within Padua and to neighboring sites complement the curriculum for a truly immersive experience in this historically and artistically rich Italian region. Upon successful completion of a semester, students earn 16 Boston University credits.