Study Abroad

IES Argentina: Latin American Societies & Cultures (petition)

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Spanish majors will not receive credit in the major on this program.   Amherst does not award credit for internships, therefore students interested in participating in the internship program must take it in addition to a full course load.  Students must receive credit from the University of Rochester, the school of record for IES.

Language pre-requisites:

All language levels.  Students take a placement exam once in country to establish which level is appropriate.

If you need a language assessment/recommendation form as part of the application, contact Victoria Maillo in the Spanish Department, vmaillo[at]
Language(s) of instruction available: English, Spanish
Program link:
Types of housing: Homestay, Dorm with international students
Amherst approved: No
Major(s): Anthropology, English, Environmental Studies, History, Political Science, Sociology, Spanish, Social Sciences, Humanities
Student evaluations:
Terms of study: Semester, Full year
Program type: University-based program, Study center-based program

Summer Hours

Monday - Friday
Converse 106

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