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Argentina

Dates

May 30 – June 28, 2018

Cost

$3,750 + airfare
Scholarships & Financial Aid

Subjects

Economics, Political Science

Deadlines

Dec. 1, 2017: Apply Early & Save $100
Feb. 15, 2018: Regular Deadline 

Program Overview

From the Andes Mountains to the bustling port city of Buenos Aires, Argentina embodies the richness of both South American and European cultures. Based in Buenos Aires, a fascinating urban landscape with famous streets, cafes, architecture, cuisine, music and dance, group excursions include visits to museums, outdoor markets, historic mansions, national monuments, government ministries and soccer stadiums. Courses make Argentina the focus of discussion through hands-on learning opportunities and guest lectures by local Argentine experts. Students enjoy free weekends to travel independently to other regions in Argentina.

Language Requirement: None. All courses are taught in English. 

Accommodations: Hotel, 2-4 students per room

OrientationMandatory orientation on Saturday, April 14 in Bowling Green, KY. See Orientation for more information.

Courses

All courses are taught in English and are 3 credit hours. You may enroll in 1-2 courses.

ECON 410 / PS 460 Topics: Development of Argentina from the Early 20th Century to the Present

Dr. Alan BartleyDr. Marie PetkusDr. Shawn Schulenberg

Graduate Credit Available

A survey course on the development of Argentina with an interdisciplinary focus. The course will explore the roles of domestic and international institutions, economic and political freedoms, and culture for Argentina’s economic performance.

ECON 410 Topics: Steak, Wine, and Soybeans: Economics of Agriculture, Trade and Environment

Dr. Marie Petkus 

Argentina is one of the world’s top agricultural producers. Using the products of steak, wine, and soybeans as case studies, students will be introduced to the primary theoretical models of agricultural economics, international trade, and environmental economics.

ECON 420 Public Finance

Dr. Alan Bartley

Graduate Credit Available

A study of the economics of government’s spending and taxation theories and realities, including government budgeting, cost-benefit analysis and fiscal-federalism and how the implementation of these concepts differs across countries (specifically the United States and Argentina).

PS 460 Topics: Military Rule and Its Legacy

Dr. Shawn Shulenberg

Graduate Credit Available

More than 30,000 people “disappeared” during the last military dictatorship (1976-83). This course will examine why militaries overthrow civilian leaders, why they eventually leave power, and what this means for human rights in the aftermath.

All KIIS course credit is awarded by Western Kentucky University. Prior to your KIIS program, please speak with your home campus academic advisor and/or study abroad office to determine course equivalencies. Grades will be transferred to your home institution in mid-August after the completion of the program. Course offerings are subject to change according to enrollment. For more information, visit Transcripts & Grades.

Program Excursions

What's Included

Program Cost: $3,750 + airfare

Earn up to 6 Credit Hours

Group Flight (Optional)

Airport Transfers in Argentina

Accommodations

Two Meals per Day

Groups Excursions & Transport

Buenos Aires Subway Tickets

Security Evacuation Protection

Medical Insurance

To help you budget, keep in mind that you are responsible for the cost of your textbooks & materials, some museum entrance fees, passport fees ($135), one meal per day + personal expenses (approx. $600), independent travel ($500, optional) and any fees from your college/university.

Although KIIS tries to foresee all possible expenses in formulating program fees, please note that dramatic fluctuations in foreign currency valuations and/or airline surcharges may affect the total cost of the program.

Group Flight

Estimated Cost:  $1,500 – $1,600

The KIIS Argentina program offers a group flight option where you can travel to/from Buenos Aires with other students and faculty. If you choose this option, KIIS will purchase a round-trip flight ticket for you. The flight cost will be added to your final program fee on April 1. The group flight will depart from Cincinnati or Louisville.

If not selecting the group flight, you are responsible to purchase your own roundtrip airfare.

Flights to/from the USA/Argentina are typically overnight flights, arriving the following morning. Visit Flights and Passports & Visas for more information.

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Description

Dates

May 30 – June 28, 2018

Cost

$3,750 + airfare
Scholarships & Financial Aid

Subjects

Economics, Political Science

Deadlines

Dec. 1, 2017: Apply Early & Save $100
Feb. 15, 2018: Regular Deadline 

Program Overview

From the Andes Mountains to the bustling port city of Buenos Aires, Argentina embodies the richness of both South American and European cultures. Based in Buenos Aires, a fascinating urban landscape with famous streets, cafes, architecture, cuisine, music and dance, group excursions include visits to museums, outdoor markets, historic mansions, national monuments, government ministries and soccer stadiums. Courses make Argentina the focus of discussion through hands-on learning opportunities and guest lectures by local Argentine experts. Students enjoy free weekends to travel independently to other regions in Argentina.

Language Requirement: None. All courses are taught in English. 

Accommodations: Hotel, 2-4 students per room

OrientationMandatory orientation on Saturday, April 14 in Bowling Green, KY. See Orientation for more information.

Courses

All courses are taught in English and are 3 credit hours. You may enroll in 1-2 courses.

ECON 410 / PS 460 Topics: Development of Argentina from the Early 20th Century to the Present

Dr. Alan BartleyDr. Marie PetkusDr. Shawn Schulenberg

Graduate Credit Available

A survey course on the development of Argentina with an interdisciplinary focus. The course will explore the roles of domestic and international institutions, economic and political freedoms, and culture for Argentina’s economic performance.

ECON 410 Topics: Steak, Wine, and Soybeans: Economics of Agriculture, Trade and Environment

Dr. Marie Petkus 

Argentina is one of the world’s top agricultural producers. Using the products of steak, wine, and soybeans as case studies, students will be introduced to the primary theoretical models of agricultural economics, international trade, and environmental economics.

ECON 420 Public Finance

Dr. Alan Bartley

Graduate Credit Available

A study of the economics of government’s spending and taxation theories and realities, including government budgeting, cost-benefit analysis and fiscal-federalism and how the implementation of these concepts differs across countries (specifically the United States and Argentina).

PS 460 Topics: Military Rule and Its Legacy

Dr. Shawn Shulenberg

Graduate Credit Available

More than 30,000 people “disappeared” during the last military dictatorship (1976-83). This course will examine why militaries overthrow civilian leaders, why they eventually leave power, and what this means for human rights in the aftermath.

All KIIS course credit is awarded by Western Kentucky University. Prior to your KIIS program, please speak with your home campus academic advisor and/or study abroad office to determine course equivalencies. Grades will be transferred to your home institution in mid-August after the completion of the program. Course offerings are subject to change according to enrollment. For more information, visit Transcripts & Grades.

Program Excursions

What's Included

Program Cost: $3,750 + airfare

Earn up to 6 Credit Hours

Group Flight (Optional)

Airport Transfers in Argentina

Accommodations

Two Meals per Day

Groups Excursions & Transport

Buenos Aires Subway Tickets

Security Evacuation Protection

Medical Insurance

To help you budget, keep in mind that you are responsible for the cost of your textbooks & materials, some museum entrance fees, passport fees ($135), one meal per day + personal expenses (approx. $600), independent travel ($500, optional) and any fees from your college/university.

Although KIIS tries to foresee all possible expenses in formulating program fees, please note that dramatic fluctuations in foreign currency valuations and/or airline surcharges may affect the total cost of the program.

Group Flight

Estimated Cost:  $1,500 – $1,600

The KIIS Argentina program offers a group flight option where you can travel to/from Buenos Aires with other students and faculty. If you choose this option, KIIS will purchase a round-trip flight ticket for you. The flight cost will be added to your final program fee on April 1. The group flight will depart from Cincinnati or Louisville.

If not selecting the group flight, you are responsible to purchase your own roundtrip airfare.

Flights to/from the USA/Argentina are typically overnight flights, arriving the following morning. Visit Flights and Passports & Visas for more information.

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