Study Abroad in Montevideo

7 Study Abroad Programs in Montevideo

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Located on the Ryo Plata, Montevideo (population 1.9 million) seems more like a large town than a city. The people of this modern and lively city are almost all of European descent (as is the case in Buenos Aires and Santiago). Nine sandy beaches stretch along Montevideo's waterfront and one is located only 3 blocks from the school. The most popular beach resort is Punta del Este, a narrow peni...

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Examine the social and economic development strategies of South America’s Southern Cone countries — Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay. In this comparative study abroad program, students rapidly improve their Spanish while exploring the current economic and social realities of the countries comprising the Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR). Students visit three of the four MERCOSUR me...

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Get ready to embark on a journey of discovery. A Youth For Understanding USA (YFU) study abroad program is an experience that will immerse you in the lives, cultures, and communities of a real family in one of more than 40 countries around the globe. An adventure where you'll learn, in a year, semester or a summer, what life is like for teens in other parts of the world. An experience that w...

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In order to obtain university credits you only have to pass a final exam at the academy with very similar questions to those you studied in class.

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Known as “The Switzerland of South America” for its peaceful culture, Uruguay is nestled between South America’s two titans, Argentina and Brazil. The capital, Montevideo, is quickly becoming a travel destination for its thriving cultural scene including rich architecture, sandy beaches, plazas, shops, museums, and restaurants. Known as one of the “coolest” and “most chilled-out” cities, Montev...

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Nearly half of Uruguay's three million inhabitants call Montevideo home. Located on Uruguay's southern coastline and separated from its more famous western neighbor in Argentina by the estuary of the world's widest river, the Rio de la Plata, Montevideo is a different world from Buenos Aires. While it, too, is a cosmopolitan city, also of primarily Spanish and Italian heritage, there is also a...