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AIM Overseas Public Policy Buenos Aires Short-term Study Abroad
Buenos Aires, Argentina (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer (Dec - Feb)
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Restrictions: Sydney applicants only
Program Details:
Program Type:
Non-Exchange Short-Term
Short-term Type:
Experiential Learning
Short-term Duration:
3-4 weeks
Program Description:

Public Policy and Community Development
National University of Lanús, Argentina
AIM Overseas

AIM Public Policy Buenos Aires
Location Buenos Aires, Argentina
Program description The Public Policy and Community Development program at the National University of Lanús in Argentina is designed for Australian University students with a background or interest in social work, community and international development, policy and governance, politics, NGO’s, and social entrepreneurship.
This engaging and intensive program is designed to give you a detailed understanding of the relationship between public policy and community development in an international context. You will get the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in policy analysis, ethics, politics and negotiation in Argentina. Additionally, you will also look into the roles of the NGO organisations in this space including the UN, WHO, the World Bank, the Council of Europe as well as smaller private organisations.
The National University of Lanús has a strong community presence and has an established UNICEF supported volunteer program, which provides numerous sporting and educational activities to the local disadvantaged children. As part of this program, you will take part in a number of activities within this volunteering initiative.
Relevant subject areas Government, Arts and Social Sciences
Program dates 5 January – 31 January 2017
Application deadline Friday, 30 September 2016
Places available AIM Overseas programs are highly competitive and fill up fast so be sure to get your application in as early as possible.
Eligibility criteria When researching the AIM Overseas programs, be sure to consider whether you meet the published pre-requisites. You should contact AIM Overseas for course syllabi and discuss whether the program meets your academic requirements by discussing it with your course coordinator at the University of Sydney.
Credit/Not-for-credit Please contact your faculty office with the below form to submit an application for credit. Participation in any AIM Overseas program does not guarantee credit and will require faculty assessment of individual applications-for-credit.
Arts and Social Sciences
Language Classes are instructed in English.
Fees and scholarships 2017 Total Program Fee: $4,490 AUD
  • Tuition
  • Accommodation
  • Airport pick-up
  • Transfers between home and campus
  • Packed lunch while on campus
  • Cultural activities
  • Weekend Trip to Iguazu Falls
  • AIM Overseas pre-departure service and support

Additional costs (not included in program fee):  Airfare, visas, travel and health insurance, meals, personal expenses.
OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required.
Location overview Argentina is a vast natural wonderland, with the Iguazu falls in the north to the Glaciar Perito Moreno in the south – an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise.
The city of Buenos Aires, which is located on the banks of the famous River Plate, is undoubtedly the big cosmopolitan entrance to South America. It is a metropolis with boundless energy combining tradition and innovation in its architecture, fashion and art. Post-war migration has resulted in a city scape infused with European architecture, style and cuisine, simultaneously permeated with the undeniable latin flair for futbol and tango.
Aside from exploration for the great outdoors and immersing yourself in latino past times and politics, this city also provides a culinary adventure. Buenos Aires is a melting pot of cultures – producing a variety of ethnic cuisines stretching from Southeast Asia to the Middle East to Scandinavia. The juicy and perfectly grilled steaks are world renowned and unmissable, with Parillas (Steak Houses) everywhere.
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