API Gap Year in Buenos Aires, Argentina

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API Gap Year in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Intensive Spanish Language Program The Intensive Spanish Language Program is designed for students who want to quickly advance their Spanish skills while taking a gap year in Argentina. There are no cultural electives offered within this program; students complete a series of intensive Spanish language courses. Students can expect to advance a minimum of two levels during the semester. Program of Argentine and Latin American Studies Students interested in exploring Argentine and Latin American culture, economics, history, and politics while taking a gap year in Argentina are ideally suited to the Program of Argentine and Latin American studies. The program is open to students at all levels of Spanish. Students selecting the early start option complete an intensive Spanish language course prior to the start of the standard semester. This intensive Spanish course consists of five hours of Spanish class, five days a week, for the first month and is a great way to get up to speed with the Spanish language! Then the regular semester starts, and students can choose from a variety of courses taught in both Spanish and English, depending on the student’s language level.


  • Spanish
  • Culture
  • Economics
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Latin American Studies

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