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People travel from all over the globe to dip into the cultural treasures of Argentina and barely scratch the surface. Imagine all you'll experience during a semester abroad in Argentina! Study at a world-recognized university, live with an Argentine host family, and go on excursions to explore the country's culture, history, and breathtaking landscapes. Plus, you'll get a firsthand look at the social and economic challenges facing this Latin American country.
with specialized CIEE courses, and choose from a vast selection at four top local universities where all courses are taught in Spanish.
GET INTO THE SWING OF ARGENTINE LIFE
style by living with a host family, doing volunteer work, and joining a conversation club.
and into broader Argentina – to dig into the local culture and customs.
Relax Buenos Aires-style at a festival or soccer game.
Watch culture in motion with musical, dance, and theatre performances.
Get involved by joining a student club or a sports team.
Take advantage of nearby sites of interest that provide participants with a broader understanding of the country.
See how Argentines live outside the cosmopolitan capital with a day trip.
Undertake a multi-day excursion to broaden your perspective on Argentina’s history and culture.
Volunteering. Share your time, and see another slice of Argentine life up close. Options include a range of organizations that work for social policy, human rights, community building, and public health.
Community Service Seminar. Give back with 20 hours of coursework and 75 hours of volunteer service. (not available all terms).
Peer support. Connect with Argentine students by joining a cultural immersion group that shares your interest from a diverse range of topics from soccer to conversation.
Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
Orientation – an introduction to Argentine culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
Excursions and/or Study Tours
Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
24/7 emergency on-site support
1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!
GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.
Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.
Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.
Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.
Our highly experienced staff have extensive knowledge of all CIEE programs and services. If you are a student with questions about completing your application, or you want to sign up to receive program updates and news, our staff are happy to help.
Credit returns as TCU credit that applies towards the TCU GPA and counts towards a student’s major, minor, core, or elective credit hours. As part of their application, students must have their courses pre-approved on the TCU Credit Approval Form.
Students can typically find classes to satisfy major and minor elective credits; general electives; upper-division hours; and much of the TCU Core Curriculum, including FAR, HUM, SSC, HT, LT and RT. Semester students can also earn CA. It is harder to satisfy specific equivalencies for the major or minor and difficult to find NSC, MTH, OCO, and WCO. Students cannot receive CSV, GA, and WEM on these programs.
While abroad, students remain currently-enrolled, degree seeking students at TCU. Semester students enroll full-time in 12 – 18 credits. Summer students typically enroll in 3 or 6 credit hours.
TCU bills tuition and program fees for all TCU-Approved Programs to the TCU Student Account. However, students may need to pay CIEE, IES, or SIT directly for other incidental charges such as housing deposits, confirmation fees, textbooks or optional field trips.
Non-Refundable Enrollment Fee: Variable. Paid directly to CIEE, IES, or SIT to reserve your space in the program.
TCU Tuition: Semester students pay TCU block tuition. Summer students pay TCU tuition per credit hour. For current tuition rates, visit Costs & Refunds.
Program Fee: Includes CIEE, IES, or SIT housing and insurance fees. It may or may not include meals or other items. Consult the program-specific on the CIEE, IES, or SIT website for program fee breakdowns and exact fees.
Additional Expenses: For airfare, visa fees, meals, books, personal spending money and other outside expenses not included in the program fee. Individual budgets are highly variable.
How to Apply
Good academic and disciplinary standing at TCU
Minimum 2.8 GPA for semester programs, although some programs require higher GPAs
At least two semesters at TCU by the start of the program
Any additional requirements listed on the CIEE, IES, or SIT websites
Click the "Complete Forms" button above to begin your Global TCU application. To continue working on an existing application, log onto www.global.tcu.edu and select the program from the homepage.
Complete the Program-Specific Application found on the CIEE, IES or SIT website.
Submit the Credit Approval Form to Reed 214. You can find the form on our How to Apply page.