Located in the heart of Argentina’s wine country, Mendoza is a beautiful, green city with a bustling downtown and tranquil, well-kept neighborhoods.
It offers a lively atmosphere with great dining and entertainment scenes, access to museums, theatres, outdoor markets and nightclubs and an excellent bus system. Mendoza is a great destination for lovers of the outdoors and has picture-perfect surroundings thanks to its location at the foot of the Andes Mountains.
Students can choose from a wide variety of subjects, taught at either the Universidad Nacional De Cuyo or at the Universidad de Congreso. In addition to enrolling in a Spanish language and culture course, students will also enroll in other courses, from various disciplines, taught in Spanish by local Argentine faculty. For students interested in fine and applied arts, the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo offers one of the most widely recognized fine and applied arts programs in all of South America.
Interested students can also participate in a service-learning project that will allow involvement in well-known organizations and NGOs. The aim of the project is to achieve a positive, responsible and active presence of the student in Mendocinean society. Areas in which students can participate include health, childhood, family and handicrafts. Students also have the opportunity to take part in different food, clothing and fundraising campaigns to help people at social risk.
Relevant Academic Disciplines
Accounting, Anthropology, Art, Art History, Business, Economics, Finance, Fine Arts, Foreign Languages, Geography, History, Humanities, International Studies, Latin American Studies, Liberal Arts, Linguistics, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Social Science, Sociology, Theater Arts
Language Skill: 2 years college level