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IFSA-Buenos Aires: Psychology in English

Program Location Buenos Aires, Argentina
Sponsor IFSA-Butler
Program Type Co-sponsored
Course # SA 34016
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced
Past Dates
Summer 2020 05/22/20 to 07/01/20

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Overview Purdue Credit
Eligibility Academics
Housing Program Costs
Financial Aid Deadline
Returnee Info Resources


* IFSA will provide a $500 STA Travel flight credit to Purdue students participating in this summer 2020 program *

Buenos Aires is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world, with a distinctly European air. Known as the "Paris of the Americas” for its sophistication and culture, there are unparalleled opportunities to enjoy theatre, music, films and museums; music permeates the city and adds to its colorful flavor.

The Summer Psychology program is for students of all language levels as the psychology courses are taught in English alongside Argentine students. Students chose from elective program courses designed and taught exclusively for IFSA-Butler students.

For more program information, please visit the program website. This program is sponsored by:IFSA-Butler.


The program is open to Purdue students who have completed at least two semesters of university study by the start of the program. Successful candidates will demonstrate academic success, maturity and a desire to experience another culture.

GPA Requirement: 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
Language Requirement: none

Purdue Credit
Direct Credit available from the following: [College of Liberal Arts][College of Health and Human Sciences]
Specifically from: PSY (HHS)

Students interested in completing courses while abroad from Purdue colleges or departments that are not listed above should discuss this with their study abroad advisor before applying to the program.

Academic Program
  • All students take a mandatory Spanish course (3 U.S. semester credit hours), offered at beginner to advanced levels.
  • In addition, take one or two elective courses in Psychology that are specifically designed and taught exclusively for IFSA-Butler students
  • All psychology coursework is conducted in English and taught by university faculty members
  • Students earn a total of 6-9 U.S. semester credit hours over the summer.

Each student is placed with a carefully selected, program-approved host family for the duration of the program. Two meals per day Sunday thru Friday and one meal on Saturday are included.

Estimated Program Costs

Students should carefully note what costs need to be paid to Purdue University or to a co-sponsor or agency, and what costs need to be paid at the overseas study location.  This will vary by program.

The Program Fee includes tuition, emergency medical insurance, on-site orientation and airport pick-up, excursions, and activities.

The Housing Fee includes housing with a host family, two meals per day Sunday thru Friday, and one meal on Saturday.

* IFSA will provide a $500 STA Travel flight credit to Purdue students participating in this summer 2020 program *

Costs for this program are estimated and subject to change. The cost figures listed below are for: Summer 2020

Costs per term to be billed by Purdue and Co-sponsor
Program Fee$3,975.00
Study Abroad Fee$609.40
Purdue International Insurance (per month)$32.00

Approximate additional costs per term
To be paid by the student.
Round-trip Airfare$1,650.00
Local Transportation$50.00
Books and Supplies$10.00
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $0.00 -$365.00
Travel Documents (passport, photos)$175.00

Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.

Application Deadlines

For full consideration, students must submit all supporting documents before or by the application deadline.  Popular programs fill quickly, often before the deadline.  To insure a place in a program, apply early.

As soon as a student submits an on-line application, a My Study Abroad account is created. Applicants should consult this page often to check on the status of the application.

Program Application Deadline
Most Summer Programs Mar 1

Returnees Information

Click below to search for Purdue students who have participated in this program and are willing to be contacted.  If you get no results, you can use the search form to find people who studied in the country you are interested in.


The websites listed below contain information about this program. The accuracy of information at external sites cannot be guaranteed.

For more information on this program, please contact the Study Abroad Office by phone (765) 494-2383 or email

Purdue University, 610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-4600

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