Buenos Aires 2012

Information for 2012

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at USC Dornsife College announces its five-week program in Buenos Aires, Argentina for 2012. Improve your knowledge of Spanish language and culture and earn four units of credit while studying in one of South America’s most exciting cities. Students will live with an Argentinean family. The academic program will take place at the Universidad de Belgrano. There will be visits to cultural and historical sites. There will also be opportunities to explore Argentine culture through poetry gatherings, film screenings, theatrical and musical performances, sports events, etc. A Portuguese class will be given, without cost to students. There will be an optional short trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at the conclusion of the program.  Estimated costs: USC tuition (4 units $5,680), plus airfare and room and board.

Possible course:

Spanish 311: Advanced Spanish Through Contemporary Issues

Director: Ana Teresa Martinez, atmartin@usc.edu.  Tel: 213-740-8144, or Taper Hall 156, Tel: 213-740-1258

USC reserves the right to cancel any program in the case of an emergency beyond its control, or to cancel programs or substitute classes due to low enrollment or unavailability of faculty. Students will need to submit a $500.00 non-refundable deposit check together with the application materials. Should the program be cancelled, deposits will be refunded to students. Students must register for four units of credit. If the program is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, the decision to do so will be made by April 2012. Review date of applications will be determined at a later date. Program is tentative pending approval.


Department of Spanish and Portuguese

For information on the 2013 Buenos Aires program as soon as it becomes available, please contact Amelia Acosta.



  • Department of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Taper Hall of Humanities 156
  • 3501 Trousdale Parkway
  • University of Southern California
  • Los Angeles, California 90089-0358