The NYU Buenos Aires Student Life team is available to help students find information about religious services, places of worship, yoga classes, and related support services.
Religion and/or spiritual life may only be one of the many things you are thinking about in regards to study away. We suggest using this guide, Preparing for Study Away: What Should You Plan Now? to consider other aspects of your life and what will help you best prepare for your time in a new country.
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Students observing a religious holiday during regularly scheduled class time are entitled to miss class without any penalty to their grade. This is for the holiday only and does not include the days of travel that may come before and/or after the holiday. Information regarding absences due to religious observance must be provided at least seven days before the date(s) in question.
Dietary Considerations: NYU Buenos Aires provides students with a list of various restaurants prior to and upon arrival – a printed copy is discussed during Orientation. The list includes kosher, vegan, and gluten-free restaurants. Students are also able to note dietary restrictions in their housing application.
You will find a Meditation, relaxing and praying room on the first floor of the Academic Center.
NYU Buenos Aires has compiled the following list of where students have gone in the past. Staff can also help students find additional options.
St. Saviour's Anglican Church (English service)
Av. Cramer 1844
St. Andre's Presbyterian Church
Av. Belgrano 579
Iglesia Evangélica Metodista
Av. Rivadavia 4050
Parroquia del Santísimo Redentor - Catholic Church
Ciudad de la Paz 394
Comunidad Amijai - Jewish community
Synagogues in Buenos Aires
Recommendations and Cultural Activities
Palermo Mosque- King Fahd Islamic Cultural Center
Av. Bullrich 55
Argentina Prayer Time
We encourage you to research more about religious and spiritual communities in Argentina. Having a background knowledge of the history, demographics and laws will ease your transition into your new country.
Here are a few places to start your research:
You may also want to reflect on the role religion and/or spirituality play in your life now, and what your expectations or needs are for your time away. Questions to consider: