Latin American Studies

Current Programs    

Summer 2017    
Summer Intensive Language Program in Cuenca, Ecuador     
Please contact Prof. Catherine Sundt (         

Search 201 in Latin America (Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil)    
Please contact Prof. Elizabeth Pettinaroli (

Exchange Programs         
ISEP Exchange    

Bi-Lateral Exchanges       
Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico    
University of Lima in Peru    
University of Belgrano in Argentina (forthcoming)         

Other Off-Campus Study Programs    
Please contact the Buckman Center for International Education

The following is from the List of Recognized Programs and Providers.

Students are not restricted to the programs listed. Students wishing to participate on a program that does not appear on the List of Recognized Programs/Providers must petition for approval to participate on the program. Staff at the Buckman Center are able to explain the petition process.

SIT Bolivia, through World Learning
Examine the historical processes that contribute to conflict and to the emergence of social and political actors driving conflict resolution strategies. Experience structural changes taking place in Bolivia and elsewhere in the region. This program explores the political, social, and economic dynamics shaping Latin America's revolutionary movements emanating from grassroots, regional, and transnational levels. Students examine the reshaping of leftist ideology by select governments; the ways conflicts in the region seem to emerge and be resolved; and the social demands that revolutionary movements champion.

IFSA-Butler university enrollment programs in Argentina, Chile, and Costa Rica 
IFSA-Butler’s goal is to provide quality study abroad opportunities, plus academic and personal support services for study abroad students.  They assist students from the time they apply until after they return, helping students make the most of their study abroad experiences.  They offer enrollment in universities abroad with a wide range of course options from the many departments at the university you choose to enroll in. Their program-finder will help you locate their programs by subject; programs in the countries listed above are of particular interest to a student of Latin American Studies. 

CIEE Brazil
Intensive four-week language and culture program prior to the semester. Live in São Paulo, a cultural and economic center shaped by globalization, diverse ethnic heritages, and influential social movements, take advantage of volunteer opportunities with the Urban Landless Movement organization, cultural and educational activities such as community service in a favela and visits to a samba school, and a soccer match, and excursions to places such as Rio de Janeiro, Paraty, headquarters of the Landless Movement, and Aparecida do Nort.