Get to know the sights, sounds, tastes, and history that make Buenos Aires a distinctively colourful and lively Argentine city. Whether you prefer class in English or Spanish, you’ll find intriguing options designed to help you explore and understand the porteño way of life with the IFSA Summer in Buenos Aires

Catapult your strong Spanish skills forward with an intensive language class. Get to know the themes that play out in 20th-century Chilean and Argentine literature. See how an increasingly interconnected world economy has impacted the Argentine nation and Latin America. Learn how Argentines address mental health issues and the impact this approach has on different segments of people. Or discover the events that have shaped Argentina as a leading defender of human rights.

Fields of study

  • Spanish Language
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Public health

For more detailed information regarding the course available, visit the host university website

Credit equivalent

3 US credits = 2 UQ units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units following successful completion of experience (pending UQ faculty approval). 

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Please review the IFSA webpage for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience criteria and IFSA's entry requirements.

If you intend to undertake your experience for-credit, it is strongly recommended that you submit your application to IGET at least 4 weeks before applying to the host to allow sufficient time for faculty to complete the credit assessment. Please note however that it is your responsibility to meet the host application deadline.  

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Costs and funding

The participation mode of this experience is Study Abroad, meaning you pay tuition directly to the host. The program fee is $5,995 AUD and includes tuition, excursions and accommodation.

More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university's website.


Accommodation is included in the program fee. Students will stay in a single or shared room in a fully furnished apartment in Barcelona. More information regarding accommodation can be found on the host university's website


Internships and Global Experiences Grants

When you submit your application for an experience, you are automatically considered for funding that is relevant to your nominated experience. Please refer to the Short-Term Experiences Funding page for details. 


You may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth-supported student.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 14 April 2024
Host: 1 April 2024

Program Dates

Start: 24 June 2024
End: 19 July 2024

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study Abroad
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Credit: For-credit or Not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and Postgraduate*

*postgraduate students may participate as not-for-credit only


If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth-supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

OS-HELP Loan application deadlines close before the Summer and Winter Short-Term Study application deadlines. Please visit the OS-HELP Loan website for deadline dates as late applications will not be accepted.

Global Experiences Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.​