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Fact Sheet:
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GPA: 2.30 (may be flexible) Language of Instruction: English
Year in School: May apply as first year student; must have at least soph. standing by program begin Academic Pre-requisites: None
Coordinator: Jeff DeGrave Additional Learning Opportunities: Internship, Volunteer/Service Learning
Additional Eligibility: Good academic, conduct & financial standing at UWEC
Program Description:
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Program Summary & Location

During late May and June, spend three weeks in the beautiful Mendoza region of Argentina learning about social, political, and economic issues facing Argentina today. Argentina is a unique country with a fascinating history and economy. The Mendoza region, which has a population of about 1.7 million people, is a renowned wine-growing area. Argentina groupWhile exploring the city, you can expect to see many plazas, gardens, and green spaces. The area occupies a vast strip at the foot of the Andes mountains, which you will visit during the program. 

The program explores the role that Argentina and the Mendoza region play in Latin America and the world economy while experiencing the culture and history of the area. Through lectures from local Argentine faculty at Universidad de Congreso, you will gain knowledge of the local economy, gender issues, social policy, politics & identity, and more. In addition, visits to local wineries, cooking classes, a tour of the Andes Mountains, and exploring a local market will give you insight into the culture and the people.  

Academics

To learn about eligibility requirements, academic course offerings, and the program calendar, click the following button: 
Academics - Argentina Faculty-Led

Student Life

To see more on what resources they provide and special notes on the program, click on the following button: 
Support - Argentina Faculty-Led

Housing & Meals

During the program you will be living with local host families in Mendoza, and you can request if you'd like to live alone with a host family or with 1-2 other UW-Eau Claire students. All three meals will be provided every day during the week, and you will have some free days and weekends to explore the local region. Host family Argentina

Cost

This faculty-led program receives funding from the Blugold Commitment Faculty-Led International Immersion Experiences (FLIIE) program, and each student is eligible to receive funding for only one FLIIE experience. By clicking on the following term, you will find more information on program costs. If the term you want to go abroad is not listed, please see the most recent term and add 7% to your estimate to factor in exchange rate fluctuations and tuition increases. Click on the buttons below to view that term's cost estimate.
Summer 2019

Learn More & How To Apply

Still have some questions? You can contact Jeff DeGrave, Intercultural Immersion Coordinator, at 715-836-4471 or degravjr@uwec.edu.

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Ready to apply?! Click here to read our application instructions. Please note this program will require a recommendation as a part of the UWEC application process. Then return to this page and click the "Apply Now" button at the top of the page. 


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 02/08/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.