Universidad Católica de Argentina (Direct Enroll)

Buenos Aires
Universidad Católica de Argentina (Direct Enroll)
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Dates, Deadlines, and Costs
TermApp DeadlineStart DateEnd Date
Calendar YearNovember 15early Marchmid December
SpringNovember 15early Marchmid July
FallMay 15late Julymid December
Program Information
  • GPA
  • 2.75
  • Language of Instruction
  • Spanish
  • Foreign Language Requirement
  • Yes
  • Class Eligibility
  • Graduate, Junior, Senior
  • Program Open To
  • UA Students
  • Credit Type
  • Transfer Credit
  • Level of Study
  • Graduate, Undergraduate
  • Housing Options
  • Apartment, Homestay
  • Program Type
  • Direct Enroll
Program Overview

The Universidad Católica de Argentina (UCA) is located in the largest city of Argentina, Buenos Aires. It has pioneered in many fields, and has become one of the most prestigious Argentine universities attracting leading scholars from varied academic disciplines to its faculty. The university offers a diverse array of courses to its 12,000 students in over 20 subject areas.


The Universidad Católica de Argentina (UCA) offers a diverse array of courses to its 12,000 students in over 20 subject areas. Courses offered to international students range from a variety of disciplines and more information can be found here

Students must have an advanced level (Level CI) of Spanish in order to study at UCA. If you have not completed the necessary exams to prove language level, you are able to take a test upon arrival to prove you Spanish language ability prior to studying. 


The capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires, is located on the southern shore of the Rio de Plata. The city is an industrial and financial hub of Argentina with some of the busiest sea ports in the world. It has the nickname, “Paris of South America” due to the heavy European influences. The city has an impressive night life and the country has fascinating places to explore during the day, Iguazú Falls, The Andes, Patagonia, and Córdoba to name a few.

The climate is of Buenos Aires is considered humid subtropical. The peak of winter is in July while the hot summer months include December, January and February. Rain can be expected any time during the year.


The International Office will aid students in finding a place to live during their stay. No on-campus housing is provided, but students may pick from homestays, student residences or apartments. Living in Buenos Aires is comparable to the cost of living in Tucson.

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