July 19, 2024

Study Abroad Programs: Latin American Studies

Latin American Studies is a multidisciplinary field that explores the culture, history, politics, and social issues of Latin America. Students interested in this subject can expect to take courses in areas such as Spanish language, literature, art, music, anthropology, history, and political science. Study abroad programs for Latin American Studies are available in many countries, including Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, and Chile.

These programs are typically designed for university-level students who have completed some coursework in Latin American Studies or related fields. Students will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the culture of their host country while studying alongside local students and learning from experienced faculty members. In addition to coursework, many programs offer excursions and field trips to explore cultural and historical sites.

When choosing a study abroad program for Latin American Studies, it is important to consider factors such as location, language requirements, and program structure. Students should also look for programs that offer opportunities for experiential learning, such as internships or service-learning projects. Reviews from past participants can be a valuable resource for prospective students, providing insight into the program's strengths and weaknesses and helping to guide their decision-making process.

Latin American Studies - Featured Programs

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Study Abroad Reviews for SIT Study Abroad: Argentina - Social Movements and Human Rights
SIT Study Abroad: Argentina - Social Movements and Human Rights

Study social movements in a country internationally renowned for its innovation and protagonism in the struggle for human rights for its diverse populations.Argentina has ...

4.8

16 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for PRESHCO: Study Abroad in Córdoba, Spain
PRESHCO: Study Abroad in Córdoba, Spain

PRESHCO (Programa de Estudios Hispánicos en Córdoba) will provide you with opportunities to develop your knowledge of Spanish language, literature, and culture in one of t...

4.3

35 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Abroadia: Havana - Cuban Culture Program
Abroadia: Havana - Cuban Culture Program

Infamous and colorful old cars. A mix of different cultures. 200 bays and 250 beaches. Discover the Cuban lifestyle and practice your Spanish in Cuba, the largest islands ...

4.9

6 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for The School for Field Studies / SFS: Panama - Tropical Island Biodiversity Studies
The School for Field Studies / SFS: Panama - Tropical Island Biodiversity Studies

Covered in lush rainforests, hundreds of mangrove islands, and coral reefs teeming with diverse marine life, the Bocas del Toro Archipelago serves as a living laboratory f...

4.7

9 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for SIT Study Abroad: Chile - Cultural Identity, Social Justice, and Community Development
SIT Study Abroad: Chile - Cultural Identity, Social Justice, and Community Development

Explore Chile’s recent political and social history and how Chileans are reconciling with the past to create a more equitable and culturally inclusive society.Chile has un...

4.6

5 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for SIT Study Abroad: Ecuador - Development, Politics and Languages
SIT Study Abroad: Ecuador - Development, Politics and Languages

Study indigenous concepts of sustainability as it intersects with biological diversity, culture, and quality of life in Ecuador.Living in Ecuador, you will experience a mu...

4.8

6 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for SIT Study Abroad: Mexico - Migration, Borders, and Transnational Communities
SIT Study Abroad: Mexico - Migration, Borders, and Transnational Communities

Discover the current realities and human impacts of undocumented migration, border enforcement, and the related international political and social tensions.Tensions relate...

4.6

5 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for CIEE: Monteverde - Tropical Ecology and Conservation
CIEE: Monteverde - Tropical Ecology and Conservation

Explore the biodiversity in Monteverde’s Cloud Forest Reserve, beaches, waterfalls, coral reefs, and more – all while building on your Spanish language skills. Take course...

4.7

3 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for The School for Field Studies / SFS: Chile – Climate Studies in Patagonia
The School for Field Studies / SFS: Chile – Climate Studies in Patagonia

In Chilean Patagonia, towering pinnacles clash with rivers of ice, and life persists in the face of challenging seasonal extremes. Penguins, foxes, sea lions, and guanaco ...

4.4

4 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Arcos Learning Abroad in Oaxaca, Mexico (University of Oaxaca)
Arcos Learning Abroad in Oaxaca, Mexico (University of Oaxaca)

Oaxaca is a fascinating colonial city surrounded by lush mountains and indigenous villages. It is an ideal location for Spanish language study and cultural immersion. Stud...

4.5

2 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for The School for Field Studies / SFS: Costa Rica – Ecological Resilience Studies
The School for Field Studies / SFS: Costa Rica – Ecological Resilience Studies

The rugged rainforests and sandy beaches of Costa Rica are brimming with life – from sloths and frogs to brightly colored toucans and hummingbirds. Costa Rica hosts an ast...

4.5

3 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for SIT Study Abroad: Peru - Indigenous Peoples and Globalization
SIT Study Abroad: Peru - Indigenous Peoples and Globalization

Explore how indigenous peoples in Peru are adapting and innovating to preserve their cultural values and shape their own future in the face of globalization.Up to 45 perce...

4.8

2 reviews