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NYU Buenos Aires is an exceptional and intimate learning community in one of the world’s great cosmopolitan cities. Students visiting the BA site have the opportunity to pursue course work from a range of disciplinary perspectives while enhancing their language skills. The BA curriculum centers around questions of social justice as well as the role of public intellectuals, cultural memory, media and the arts. Classes offered in English and Spanish use Buenos Aires itself as a window onto Latin American culture and the geopolitics of the global south. Daily life at the site is complemented by a robust offering of extra and co-curricular offerings as well as by strategic collaborations forged with local institutions, including art museums, heritage sites, civic and state institutions, faculties of law, medicine and health professions. 

Partnerships & Affiliations

The following NYU departments are key contributors to the NYU Buenos Aires curriculum. Partnerships indicate departments with a significant curricular stake. Affiliations indicate the offering or development of at least one course. 

Faculty of Arts & Science
    Latin American Studies




    Media, Culture and Communication
    Education Studies

School of Global Public Health

Faculty of Arts & Science
    Art History
    College Core Curriculum
    Creative Writing
    Social and Cultural Analysis (Latino and Metropolitan Studies)

Liberal Studies

    Applied Psychology

Social Work

    Cinema Studies


Art & Politics in the City

In this immersive course experience, students spend one semester in Buenos Aires and one in New York, exploring topics of urban aesthetics, social justice, global cultures, digital humanities and mapping.
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Fast Facts

Academic Calendar: Full year/fall/spring

Faculty: 20+ instructors

Student Body: 80-200 students 

Course Language: English and Spanish

Housing: Homestays or Residence Hall

Meals: Breakfast and dinner provided by homestay 

Currency: Argentine peso

Population of Buenos Aires: 15 million

Official Language: Spanish