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Buenos Aires

Students applying to this exchange program are required to have a GPA of 3.00. Second- and third-year UNC law students may take 12-15 credit hours at Universidad Austral which are applicable toward their J.D. degree from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law. Students are able to choose from a broad selection of classes to fit their particular interests. Students interested in studying at Universidad Austral should contact Director of International Programs Dr. Beverly Sizemore to set up an appointment time. Please meet with Dr. Sizemore by mid-October for a spring semester exchange and by early March for a fall semester exchange.

Buenos Aires at night.

Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, is a diverse and beautiful city mixing a long history with new charms. The city is very well known for its fast-paced rhythm, its ethnic diversity and its eclectic architecture or urban design. It is not easy to wrap one’s mind around the people and the local identity, the numerous traditions, Argentina’s complex history, the greatly contrasting urban scenery, the vast cultural and artistic offering. Living in Buenos Aires is an interesting and intense experience. Universidad Austral is one of our newest exchange programs and we are excited to offer this new opportunity to students at UNC School of Law. For more information on life in Buenos Aires, check out Universidad Austral’s International Programs page.

A city of colors

The official language of instruction at Universidad Austral is Spanish, however, there English-taught law sections, including International Business Transactions, International Arbitration, Sports Law, International Development Cooperation, Common Law Institutions, and Inter-American Human Rights System. Students with proficiency in Spanish may take Spanish-taught law classes in addition to these. UNC students should consult with the registrar’s office to avoid any overlap with classes that have taken or plan to take at UNC School of Law. The fall semester in Buenos Aires runs from August to mid-November and the spring semester runs from March to mid-June.

 

 

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