The Universidad Católica de Argentina (UCA) is located in the largest city in 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.
Coursework is evaluated as transfer credits for inclusion towards your total degree unit requirements; your exchange coursework grades do not affect your UA grade point average. Please see the links below for course listings:
UCA general course information and catalog
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.