Mente Argentina

Santa Fe 3192 piso 4'B' Buenos Aires, , Argentina

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About Mente Argentina

Year Founded: 2002

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Mente Argentina: Start Up Program in Buenos Aires

Interested in starting or continuing long term studies at an University in Argentina? At the Mente Argentina Start Up Program, students will be able to do just that at some...

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Mente Argentina: Yoga Program in Buenos Aires

Originating in India, yoga has been practiced for thousands of years. It has also been developed and refined in China, Japan, and other parts of Asia. In the last several...

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Mente Argentina: Sommelier Semester Program in Buenos Aires

Mente Argentina's intensive Sommelier program is designed for wine lovers from around the world who want to perfect their knowledge and understanding of wine, but who also...

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International Internship Programs by Mente Argentina

Mente Argentina's international internship program in Buenos Aires bridges the gap between those who want an extraordinary internship experience and the companies and organizations...

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Mente Argentina: Master's in Journalism, Buenos Aires

Students will earn a degree in Journalism that concentrates on developing their abilities in online and written media and is created for global participants. Mente Argentina's...

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Mente Argentina: Master's in International Relations

Earn a Master's degree in International Relations in 15 months from one of Latin Americas most prestigious universities. Students will choose specific courses and define

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Mente Argentina: MBA Exchange in Buenos Aires

Earn credits toward a current or future Master's in Business Administration and study with other international students in a phenomenal academic environment in Argentina....

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Mente Argentina: Culinary Arts Internship

Work for a catering organization that focuses on special events, owns a restaurant, and runs a pastry shop. Interns will learn from an internationally-minded chef and can...

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Mente Argentina: Graphic Design & Event Planning Internship

Work for a marketing and promotional company that advertises top bars and clubs in Buenos Aires to an international audience. Interns will help increase attendance at their...

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Mente Argentina: Journalism and Travel Writing Internship

Work in an inventive, youthful, and enterprising atmosphere with other writers who are passionate about travel. Interns will write articles and interest pieces for a travel...

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Mente Argentina: Journalism and Web Publishing Internship

Interns directly contribute to both print and online content and gain an understanding of publishing and journalism with Mente Argentina. Working on magazines in both Spanish...

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Mente Argentina: Emergency Housing Construction Position

Provide hands-on assistance to an international aid organization that builds emergency housing for impoverished families. Contribute to a volunteer team through a variety...

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Mente Argentina: Latin American NGO Management Position

Volunteer or intern with an NGO that strives to end poverty and gain insight into all aspects of management and structure. Be a part of an organization that supports undeserved...

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Mente Argentina: Volunteer with Street Kids in Buenos Aires

Spend time as a volunteer in child development and provide kids in socially vulnerable positions with activities and extra-curricular engagement. Volunteers will collaborate...

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Participant Reviews

Overall Rating

9 / 10

  • Academics

    9

  • Living Situation

    9

  • Cultural Immersion

    10

  • Program Administration

    9

  • Health and Safety

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  • Social Life

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One month well spent in BsAs

Being a New Yorker, I actually quite pleasantly enjoyed my four week Spanish program in BsAs with Mente Argentina. In short, Mente is a small team of young but energetic individuals who work their best to improve the program and to satisfy various needs. I certainly believe that everyone has a slightly different view after their stay in this city and their study, however, the most important thing is to set the right expectation and to enjoy and make the most out of this and/or any study abroad program.

Mente was closely engaged with my needs which included apartment location preference/change, short excursion time change due to my personal weekend trips to places like Iguazu Catalatas and Puerto Madryn which by the way were a lot of fun!! Mente helped me print out bus and flight boarding tickets upon my requests and reschedule the tours that I missed so that I was able to have a full calendar during my stay. Mente put me in touch with travel agency as well which offered great service for me to travel to Patagonia. I am very happy with my assigned apartment which is at plaza Italia, with a beautiful view and a few cool roomies. The airport pickup and dropoff were a sure bonus. Fr the Spanish course, I enjoyed the learning progress, the school and all the teachers, very pleasant experience whilst getting my Spanish improved by two levels in four weeks. A sure mission accomplished :)

I would recommend Mente to fellow students who are like-minded to explore the city of Buenos Aires and to travel around in Argentina.

Program: Mente Argentina: Start Up Program in Buenos Aires

Overall Rating

10 / 10

  • Academics

    10

  • Living Situation

    10

  • Cultural Immersion

    10

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Health and Safety

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  • Social Life

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A Life-Changing Experience

Mente is a perfect study abroad program for any student looking for flexibility. I was unable to find so many options in housing, internships, and a schedule that worked for me with any of the other programs I researched. Everyone on the Mente Argentina staff was incredibly inviting and helpful and the group activities were some of my roommates’ and my favorite memories. Buenos Aires is the perfect city for anyone trying to improve their Spanish, but I felt like the small classes I took especially helped me transition to the differences in Spanish that are unique to Argentina. I’m so glad that I chose to study abroad with Mente Argentina and I would definitely recommend it to other students!!

Program: Mente Argentina: Start Up Program in Buenos Aires

Overall Rating

10 / 10

  • Academics

    9

  • Living Situation

    10

  • Cultural Immersion

    8

  • Program Administration

    9

  • Health and Safety

    10

  • Social Life

    10

Mente Argentina Semester Program

I loved everything about Buenos Aires and the Mente Argentina Semester Program. My shared apartment in Palermo was one of the best parts and I could not imagine a better study abroad experience (I also participated in a part-time internship arranged through Mente).

Buenos Aires is a beautiful city and it was the perfect place to study abroad. Cool people, great staff, amazing places, wonderful culture! I feel that this Program really helped me to grow up; I learned more about myself than I ever imagined.
The experience was more than I could have ever expected, and Mente Argentina was a huge part of making my study abroad trip a success. My apartment was incredible well located (Palermo Neighborhood). The excursions and activities (included in the program cost) took me all over the city; right away I immersed myself into the Spanish culture and found unique bars, museums, restaurants, and fun areas to hang out during the day and at night! A special thanks to Caitlin (my program coordinator in Buenos Aires), she was sooooo helpful, easy to approach, and a lot of fun to be around. She made my experience in Argentina so much more enjoyable!

I can honestly say that the 6 months I lived in Buenos Aires was by far the best time of my life. I am already considering traveling with Mente again in the future, and would definitely recommend them.

Program: Mente Argentina: Start Up Program in Buenos Aires

Overall Rating

10 / 10

  • Academics

    10

  • Living Situation

    8

  • Cultural Immersion

    10

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Health and Safety

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  • Social Life

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Mente Argentina Spanish Program - Thanks for every

I went on my first Spanish Program trip through Mente and it was nice to have a big official company behind me to offer advice and support before I went (gave my parents peace of mind). It was also brilliant to have an incountry coordinator to meet us at the airport and always be there to help!

The schools are all very nice and well equipped. Nice people, good teachers. And I had a lot of fun. I liked my Spanish teacher Patricia who was very patient! She was easy to work with and I learned a lot. I would definitely recommend the language Spanish program if you want to learn or advance your Spanish.

I also loved the fact that they offer shared apartments as primary housing as opposed to other companies that only offer student dorms or homestays. My apartment was also really nice (I got a huge room) located in a great area called Palermo.

I met a few awesome people and had hundreds of experiences I'll never forget. Probably the best trip in my life. I would do another study abroad with Mente Argentina all over again.

Program: Mente Argentina: Start Up Program in Buenos Aires

Overall Rating

10 / 10

  • Academics

    10

  • Living Situation

    10

  • Cultural Immersion

    10

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Health and Safety

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  • Social Life

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Thanks Mente and UBA! Greatest travel experience o

I tried three different Study Abroad organizations and I have to say that Mente was definitely the best one.I absolutely loved my experience while I was in Argentina.

First of all, any questions that I had before leaving (and I had quite a few!!) were answered immediately. They were extremely kind and helpful with any pre-departure issues or concerns that I had.
The process of setting up this Program was simple thanks to Mente & the overall costs for this trip were surprisingly manageable!

I took Spanish Language courses at UBA from 1-4 pm. The teacher I had was very attentive and helpful and the school had a nice atmosphere with lots of new friends gained. I would recommend Buenos Aires as a good place to learn Spanish as it has lots of good bars, restaurants and an incredible weather.

They also got me an amazing apartment, right in the middle of Palermo! It's a top floor apartment (22nd floor!) with amazing views of the city (Located in Las Heras Street between Lafinur & Republica de la India). This apartment has 4 spacious individual rooms, 3 bathrooms and a huge living room with a nice LCD TV!. After I had been there for a couple weeks, they got into contact with me to make sure everything was OK!

As for the staff, all of them are young, efficient and fun to party with. They picked me up from the airport upon arrival, answered all of my questions thoughtfully, and introduced me to several other participants that were taking different programs with them. My Program coordinator was even happy to connect me with local tourist groups and attractions. She was very knowledgeable, helpful, and kind!!

Finally, they also had a great variety of activities where you could interact with other people doing the program such as City Tours, Bomba del tiempo (amazing!), Mente Nights, Bike Tours, etc.

In short, my experience with this organization was amazing. They are low-cost, very thoughtful, organized, and eager to please their participants. I am already considering traveling with Mente again in the future, and would definitely recommend them.

Thanks Mente and UBA! Greatest travel experience of my life (so far :)

Program: Mente Argentina: Start Up Program in Buenos Aires

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