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  • Locations: Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Program Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester
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  • Program Sponsor: CEA 
  • Restrictions: AppState applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Type of Program:
Affiliate Minimum Language Requirement: None
Housing:
Apartments, Home-stay
Language of Instruction:
English
Minimum GPA:
2.5 Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Program Description:
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CEA Buenos Aires Global Health

Institution

Since 1997, CEA has maintained one simple philosophy: To provide high-quality international academic programs and services. For you, that means support through each step of your study abroad experience, from the moment you apply to the day you return home again. Along the way, you’ll learn to adapt and communicate across cultures. You’ll earn credits toward graduation while gaining skills that enhance your employability. And you’ll discover more about yourself than you ever thought possible.    

Locations

The CEA Buenos Aires Center offers an interdisciplinary liberal arts and social sciences education in a cosmopolitan capital city. The city of Buenos Aires provides a stimulating environment in which to study political, cultural, and business trends in Latin America. The Global Health program is designed to enhance awareness of health issues in Argentina and the U.S., build cultural competence and sensitivity through interactions with local public health organizations, and facilitate understanding of the challenges of working in resource-poor areas. Learn how to become an objective observer of various cultural healing practices unique to Argentina and Latin America in the Comparative Healing Systems course, and explore the complex challenges facing human health today—like water security, food security, and climate change—in the Global Environmental Health course. 

Academic Calendar

  • Fall Semester: Late August to Early December (Early August for Early Start option)
  • Spring Semester: Late January to Mid May (Mid January for Early Start option)
For more information about the Academic Calendar please visit the CEA Buenos Aires web page.
 

Housing

All CEA students studying in Granada have the option of living in apartments or a homestay. For more information please visit the CEA Buenos Aires housing webpage.

Financial

Program Costs

Students participating on CEA programs will be billed through Appalachian the CEA program cost.  This will replace the Appalachian tuition & fees for the term they are abroad.  In addition to the CEA costs students will also be responsible for submitting a $200 OIED Program Development Fee upon acceptance by the Education Abroad Office.  The fee payment confirms your spot and is non-refundable.

Paid to Appalachian State
  Semester
1CEA Program Fee See CEA Page
2OIED Program Development Fee $200
1CEA Program Fee includes tuition, housing, program excursions, and insurance.
2The OIED Program Development Fee will be placed on students’ accounts upon acceptance by the Education Abroad Office. The fee payment confirms your spot and is non-refundable.


Estimated Additional Costs
  Semester
CEA Application Fee $95
Airfare $1400 - $2200 
Meals $800 - $1500
1Essential Living Expenses $700 - $1500
Books and Materials $40 - $150
Local Transportation $200 - $400
Visa (for US Citizens) $150
Passport $150
2Appalachian Student Health Insurance $1110
Estimated Total Additional Expenses  
3Personal Travel and Spending $1000 - $2000
1Essential living expenses includes but is not limited to: toiletries, cell phone, emergency funds, laundry, etc. 
2Students are encouraged to maintain a US based health insurance plan while abroad (to exempt out of AppState insurance students must follow the App exemption process - proving that they have insurance coverage for the entirety of the semester.
3Personal Travel and Spending amounts will vary by student and will be affected by how often a student goes out, travels, and the items they purchase.

Please note that non-billable costs are estimates only and will be affected by personal spending habits, currency fluctuations, etc. Prices listed in USD unless otherwise noted.

 

Students are encouraged to start planning for their study abroad program costs well in advance. Please use the Student Financial Planning Worksheet to help estimate your anticipated expenses and your anticipated financial resources.  When planning for estimated additional costs students are encouraged to research currency conversion rates.  

Financial Aid

The majority of financial aid and scholarships can apply to semester and year-long study abroad programs. For more information please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid web page.

Scholarships

CEA Scholarships
CEA offers a variety of scholarship opportunities for students.  Scholarship awards range from $250 to $3000.

OIED Scholarships
Each semester OIED offers a variety of different scholarship opportunities for students. Scholarship awards range from $250 to $2000. 

Benjamin A Gilman Scholarship
The Gilman Scholarship Program application is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.

Fund for Education Abroad
Applicants from groups underrepresented in study abroad and those destined for non-traditional locations are given preference, in an effort to make the demographics of U.S. undergraduates studying abroad reflect the rich diversity of the U.S. population.

For information about additional scholarships please visit our External Scholarships web page.  

Academics

Students will enroll in 2 core Global Health courses, 1 language course, and 1-2 elective courses. You may earn a total of 12-15 credits; if you choose the Early Start option, you may earn 15-18 credits.  

For more information about the courses and structure of the program please visit the CEA Buenos Aires website.  

All students are expected to maintain at least the equivalent of a full time course load according to Appalachian State and the host university while abroad (whichever is greater). Each CEA program will have a different minimum credit requirement. For more information about study abroad enrollment policies, credit approval, and credit and grade conversions please visit the Academics section of our website.

How to Apply

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and some programs may fill up before the listed deadline. Each year applications for Fall, Spring, and Summer will open up on August 1st. Once open the deadline will be listed below and an Apply Now button will be available at the top and bottom of this page. Most applications will have a 2 part application process so students are encouraged to complete their OIED application well before the listed deadline.

Students applying to a CEA program should complete the CEA application while also completing the Appalachian application.

For more information about deadlines and how to apply please visit our Guide Me web page.
 
 


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline OIED Approval Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2019 09/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

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