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Virtual Universidad de San Andrés Spanish Course

Virtual Universidad de San Andrés Spanish Course
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Winter Break
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Program Type: 
  • Take SPAN 424 online with a San Andres faculty member
  • Engage internationally while staying local
  • See “Further Reading” for information about scholarships and financial aid
Program Summary: 

Take advantage of the extended winter break this year to complete SPAN 424: Advanced Spanish Composition and Grammar in January taught by a faculty member from Universidad de San Andrés. The coursework will focus on Argentina, so students will get a dose of Argentine life while staying local.  

Universidad de San Andrés is a small, private liberal arts university in Buenos Aires, Argentina and they are our partner for the Summer Language and Culture in Buenos Aires, Argentina program. Through our partnership, we are able to offer SPAN 424 in January.

Academic Information: 

Class will be Monday-Friday from January 4-29, 2021 from 1:00pm-2:30pm (central time) with a 10-minute break. There will not be class on January 18th and class on the 19th, 20th, and 21st will be 30 minutes longer.

The course content will be focused on Argentina language and culture including the use of vos, the pronunciation found in Argentina called yeísmo, slang, customs and traditions including regional differences, tango, famous neighborhoods in Buenos Aires, inclusive language, and diversity and inclusion.

The course will include guest lectures, clips and short films, analysis of song lyrics, writing practice, online discussions, and grammar review and practice outside of Zoom class time.

SPAN 424 is a 3-credit course and a requirement for both the Spanish major and minor.


Open to students who have completed SPAN 340. Minimum 2.5 GPA. Exceptions considered after submission of a petition.

Further Reading: 

Join Mari Keyser from KU Study Abroad & Global Engagement and Joaquín Bilbao from Universidad de San Andres for an info session. Info sessions will be held on Friday, November 13th at 10:00am, Wednesday, November 18th at 2:00pm and Friday, November 20th at 10:00am. Find the registration link on KU Study Abroad's calendar of events.

Please note that students will not be able to use any form of federal financial aid (federal grants or federal loans) to pay for any part of the program cost due to restrictions of taking online courses and international institutions.

Students are able to apply for a Study Abroad & Global Engagement Virtual Scholarship. Awards are up to $500.


Summer 2021 programs now accepting applications !

Winter Break Info Session Schedule

Study Abroad & Global Engagement physical office will be closed for walkin traffic from Nov 20th - January 15th. However, we are still open virtually! 

NOTE: Our staff will be unable to meet virtually beginning on Thursday, December 24 through Friday, January 1 as SAGE will be closed during this time. 

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