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Living in Buenos Aires

A Look at
Argentine Culture

Learn to adapt to the customs and traditions of the locals.

Culture & Customs

Buenos Aires

Home to a third of Argentina's population, Buenos Aires is one of the largest and most cosmopolitan cities in South America.

About Buenos Aires

Exchange Rate

as of July 2015

$0.11 = 1 Peso ($)

NYU Buenos Aires


Housing & Meals

NYU requires that all students live in NYU-arranged accommodation. Students will reside in a homestay with a local family. All homestay families have been hosting students for many years, and many have partnered with NYU Buenos Aires since spring 2008. Homestays are ideal for students who desire a true immersion experience. In most households, bathrooms are usually shared, and students either have kitchen privileges or share meals with their host families. Students will be shown where groceries and supermarkets are located in their neighborhood.

What to do when you first arrive

Head outside for a beautiful and scenic walk around your neighborhood. Take note of the incredible architecture.

Student discounts are sometimes available, so bring your ISIC with you.

Buenos Aires is known for having delicious restaurants in every neighborhood. If your diet includes meat, you absolutely must check out a popular parrilla to sample the asado.

This seems obvious, but for some reason people forget. Just do it.  

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Upcoming Application Deadlines

Spring Semester

Priority: September 15

Regular: October 15

Applications received after October 15 will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Admission will be granted only when space is available and time allows for required travel documents to be attained.   

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