No language requirements
- Summer: April 1
About Summer Psychology in English
Did you ever think you could take classes in English in Buenos Aires? Immerse yourself in this charming city full of life and warmth while learning about Argentine culture! Whether you're studying Multicultural Psychology or Social Psychology, this "Paris of South America" will embrace you like a tango partner.
Summer Psychology in English Benefits
- No language prerequisites – our unique team of IFSA academic coordinator and advisors will guide you throughout the semester
- Knock out a major general education requirement by exploring psychology in the country that boasts the highest number of psychologists per capita in the world
- Live and learn in the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina, also called the "London of South America" for its blending of European charm with South American warmth
- Study Spanish language at any level to make the most of your interactions with locals
- Enjoy a program with the perfect mix of academics and cultural immersion
What our students say
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An Insider Guide to Transportation in Buenos Aires
How Living in a Spanish Speaking World Changed My Identity
Argentine Patagonia on a Student Budget
Homestay: First Impressions
How One First-Gen Student Prepared to Study Abroad
Men are the Minority— Why Men Aren’t Studying Abroad
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How to Believe in God in Buenos Aires
Café Musts in Buenos Aires
Queer Tango: Being LGBTQ+ in Buenos Aires, Argentina
STEM Majors Abroad — Making it Happen
Heritage Speakers in the Land of Porteños
La Universidad De Buenos Aires: They Do What?!
How You Can Do Directed Research Abroad
Facing Disabilities Abroad: A Few Steps
Dear First Generation College Student, You’re Gonna Be Okay
What the Food in Buenos Aires Taught Me About My Latina Identity
The Quest for Tranqui
Exploring Buenos Aires through Running
How I Learned to Love Hating Life in the Big City
I Am Woman: An Argentine Experience
How My Host Mom and I Almost Moved
4 Ways to Make the Most of Study Abroad on a Budget
DON’T Do it for the Insta: Misconceptions of Study Abroad
Discovering My Not-So-Neutral Identity
How 3 Students Got Their Parents on Board for Study Abroad
IFSA & Me: Navigating Identity and Study Abroad-A Digital Story
Let Study Abroad Push Your Limits – A Digital Story
Meet the Buenos Aires Staff
Mythbusters: 3 Ways Collegiate Athletes CAN Study Abroad for a Semester
Six Tips Every Diabetic Should Read Before Studying Abroad
Skipping the American Center Abroad: Why I Chose to Immerse Myself in a Latin American University
Study Abroad is More than Stamps on a Passport – A Digital Story
WV to BA: A Trip from One Ideology to Another
Buenos Aires Will Be Unforgettable
The Top 5 Ways I can Leverage My Study Abroad Experience as a Science Professional
Reentry: The Rough and Ruthless Truth
Dairy-Free and Gluten-Free in Buenos Aires
4 Mindsets for Getting Through the First Weeks of Study Abroad
? Hellooo Buenos Aires ?
Celebrating 21 years of Life in Argentina
Breadsexuals & Other Gay Updates
Being Home & Reflections
4 Things I Wish I’d Known Before My Family Came to Visit
I’m as Free as My Hair
Sweet Home Argentina: Finding Family Abroad
Why Cultural Differences are the Best Part of Study Abroad
Finding The World Within You – A Digital Story
The Stories Not Told By Social Media – A Digital Story
Dancing Across Cultures
How I Came to Hear Myself – A Digital Story
Into the Unknown
Redefining Center and Coming Home
The Jewish Side of Buenos Aires
Coffee Burns in International Waters: A Painful Yet Thankful IFSA Moment
How Studying Abroad Gave Me Three “Last Days” in Argentina
Music from Abroad
The Argentine and I: A Digital Story
On the Brink of Something Big
Identity During Study Abroad: A Digital Story
Sohee’s Story: A Digital Story
Apples and Tea
Academics at Summer Psychology in English
Beginner to Advanced Level Spanish (3 U.S. semester credit hours) This mandatory course will work on basic common language themes with the following objectives in mind: auditory comprehension, oral production, reading comprehension, and written expression.
Beginning Spanish 1
Beginning Spanish 2
Intermediate Spanish 1
Intermediate Spanish 2
Elective classes, taught in English by local professors, are intended to provide you with an understanding of the events and issues that make Argentina what it is today. IFSA program course electives:
IFSA offers volunteer opportunities for students on this program. Volunteering does not earn academic credit and will not appear on your Butler University transcript. Volunteer opportunities mostly surround group activities or events on set days (two or three "jornadas") throughout the summer program. Opportunities vary, but may include work with high IQ students, working with the LGBTQ+ community, or helping out at a bilingual school in Buenos Aires. Examples of places where students may volunteer:
- Natan Gesang Primary School: Students have the opportunity to teach English.
- Pecohue Organic farm for Social Inclusion: This organization's goal is to create social inclusion for young people with psychological and psychiatric issues.
- Creaidea: This organization creative games with very high IQ children. It works towards their positive development and social inclusion.
- Sociedad de Integracon Gay Lesbica Argentina:This organization works to promote the social integration of the GLBT community in Buenos Aires.
- Maguen Avot: This organization tutors children
- Donor Sangre Da Vida: This organization provides information and support to children with cancer and their families . They hold events, campaigns, and dancing workshops.
- Caminantes: This organization's goal is to help the homeless population in Buenos Aires recover in any area they might need: to get a job, psychological support, legal support, or to overcome addictions.
In addition to the Intermediate Spanish class, our program organizes tutoring sessions for students throughout the summer. These may be scheduled at various times during the week, when students meet with the tutor on an individual basis. history, economics and sociology. Upon arrival in Buenos Aires, you'll be assigned an academic advisor to help you select an appropriate load of classes during the program orientation and meet with on a monthly basis.
Housing & Meals
The IFSA-Butler Team
IFSA-Butler has a dedicated team and staff who are here to help every student prepare and be ready to achieve their goals at every step of the way.