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LAS short-term Study Abroad Programs

Spring break 2019

Application deadline: November 1, 2018

COSTA RICA: ECONOMICS & BUSINESS IN LATIN AMERICA WITH ECONOMICS PROFESSOR JOSEPH PETRY

        • March 14-24, 2019
        • ECON 199
        • 3 credits (first half spring 2019 course)

        On-campus class meetings: Weekly class meetings on campus during the first half of spring semester.

        Estimated program fees: $2,800 to $3,350 (Includes international round-trip airfare, housing with host families, most meals, orientation programs, program excursions, international health insurance, and administrative fees.)

        Course description: Study innovation and entrepreneurship with Professor Joseph Petry in one of Latin America's greatest countries, Costa Rica. Learn firsthand about the Latin American market, culture, and economy through visits to start-ups, meetings with business leaders, academics and social entrepreneurs.

         

        For more information and to apply click here.

         

         

ARGENTINA: HUMAN RIGHTS, POLITICAL CULTURE AND POLITICS WITH POLITICAL SCIENCE PROFESSOR GISELA SIN

  • March 14-24, 2019
  • PS 199
  • 3 credits (first half spring 2019 course)
On-campus class meetings: Weekly class meetings on campus during the first half of spring semester.

Estimated program fees: $3,800-$4,100 (Includes international round-trip airfare, housing in hotels, most meals, orientation programs, excursions, and international health insurance, and administrative fees)

Course description: Join Professor Sin in her native Argentina for an in-depth look at the history and politics of human rights in Argentine society. This course explores current problems and trends in the transition to democracy such as the re-emergence of populism, economic instability, and poverty. The seminar combines class lectures and discussions, cultural immersion, and considerable on-the-ground interaction with scholars, activists, and politicians in and around Buenos Aires.

 

 


 

 

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