Join API for an exciting and immersive international gap experience in Buenos Aires, Argentina!

Participants can contribute to the local community through service projects at a local food bank, working with young children or senior citizens, teaching English, or volunteering at local community organizations. Participants can also improve their Spanish language skills through the completion of a Spanish language and conversation course at a local language institute. One-month, two-month, and three-month placements are available.

This is a perfect opportunity to earn service hours between high school and the start of college!

PROGRAM TITLE: apply nowCommunity Service Program
MINIMUM AGE: 18 or high school graduate
LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT: Minimum of one year of high school Spanish

In Buenos Aires, students live with local host families. Host families serve as a unique introduction into Argentine culture, and may be made up of a retirement-age couple, a single woman with or without children, or a traditional two-parent household. Students are provided with two meals per day (except on weekends), as well as, laundry service once per week.


Students will have a private bedroom and will live in the Palermo, Recoleta, and Belgrano neighborhoods, which are generally 15-45 minutes from the university.

DATES & PRICES: Fall 1 Mid-July - Mid-August, 2018 $3,850
  Fall 2 Mid-July - Mid-September, 2018 $6,125
  Fall 3 Mid-July - Mid-October, 2018 $8,525
  Spring 1 Early February - Early March, 2019 $3,850
  Spring 2 Early February - Early April, 2019 $6,125
  Spring 3 Early February - Early May, 2019 $8,525


Founded in the 1500s by Spanish conquistadores, Buenos Aires has evolved into a thriving, cosmopolitan city with more than 6 million inhabitants within the city limits and another 6 million in the surrounding areas. Known for its vibrant nightlife, where tango thrives in tangueras, milongas and cultural centers, Buenos Aires offers a dazzling array of learning opportunities, cultural events and social attractions. The seat of the national government, Buenos Aires presents a unique opportunity to study abroad while analyzing the politics and history of this complex and fascinating country. Universities, museums, theatres, shopping districts, and restaurants abound in this metropolis, described by many as the Paris of Latin America.

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