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Lodging & Costs

Enjoyba.com, a local real estate rental firm headed by
Ignacio and Adriana Arnaudo, helps program participants secure housing. The firm offers two types of accommodations, each priced for the 15-day program.
  1. Lodging with a local family, Spanish not required: Approximately $500-$600 (includes breakfast).
  2. Lodging in a studio or apartment with a private bedroom and kitchen: Approximately $1,000-$1,200 (no meals included).

Accommodations are located in excellent neighborhoods such as Recoleta or Puerto Madero, within easy access of the university. Enjoyba.com also arranges suitable housing for persons with disabilities when requested.

In the past, many students have found attractive, affordable housing options on their own or through other online rental agencies. As students may want to room together in housing secured on their own or with the assistance of Enjoyba.com, a list of registered students with contact information is updated regularly and made available to all participants. Students also may wish to travel to Argentina several days prior to the start of the program and take advantage of some of the magnificent sightseeing opportunities.

For further questions regarding housing, please contact Enjoyba.com.

Program Costs

Enrolled students should expect to spend approximately the following for the program:

Tuition ...................... $3,800
Round-trip Airfare ...................... $1,600 - $1,800
Lodging ...................... $1,000 - $1,300
Meals and incidentals ...................... $1,000
Cost of books ...................... $100
Buenos Aires Airport Entrance Fee ...................... $160
Program Fee ...................... TBD
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Total Anticipated Cost ...................... $7,660 - $8,160

Financial Aid: Students may be eligible for financial aid through the appropriate office at their home school.

ABA-Approved Credits: The program is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA). Participants will earn three (3) ABA-approved credit hours upon successful completion of all coursework. Acceptance of credit or grade for any course taken in the program is subject to determination by each student’s home school. Please note it is unlikely that participation in any foreign study abroad program can accelerate graduation. Students interested in acceleration should consult their home schools to review this issue.

Travel to Buenos Aires

Airfare: Students must arrange and purchase air transportation between the United States and Buenos Aires. DePaul staff will forward information about agencies that specialize in student travel to interested participants.

NOTE: The program will start on Saturday, December 27, at 3 p.m. Students must arrange to be in Buenos Aires no later than the early morning of December 27. Classes will end at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 9, and students should not make travel plans that require them to leave class before that time.

Passports: Every participant must obtain a valid passport. U.S. citizens do not need visas to enter Argentina, but they must pay a $160 entry fee at the Ezeiza International Airport in Buenos Aires. Please note that your passport should be valid for six months after the end date of your program.

Insurance and Liability: DePaul University is not responsible for personal injury or illness or for the loss or damage of property that may occur during the program. Every participant must have a health insurance policy in effect for the duration of the program. Insurance is provided to every program participant.

Persons with Disabilities: Disabled persons attending the program should contact the program manager, Dominique Brown, to discuss accessibility and related issues.