If you’re coming to Buenos Aires, don't forget to request a welcome kit to help facilitate and improve your experience. Request it 7 days before your arrival and pick it up from our e-locker at Ministro Pistarini / Ezeiza Airport.
WHY BUENOS AIRES?
Buenos Aires: Quality of Life, Talent, Creativity and Diversity
We are creative, diverse and entrepreneurial people, and our city is unique, innovative, safe and has exceptional art, culture, climate and food, with an affordable cost of living.
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All the information you need before and after your arrival in Buenos Aires.
Visas and Procedures
Working remotely from Buenos Aires is a unique experience but it can involve a few tedious procedures! Therefore, it is very important you are well aware of all you need to do before arrival, and once you get here.
Visa procedures are obviously the most important. Take a good look at visa requirements and complete the step by step instructions. Information on visas will be updated in the coming days.
Visitors from the vast majority of countries do not require a visa for stays that do not exceed 90 days (citizens of Mercosur countries do not need their passport, they only need their identity document). Check your situation at the National Migration Office
Embassies and consulates
Work & Study
What you need to know about higher education in Argentina
Argentina’s higher education system is large and diverse. It includes 111 universities and 19 further education institutes with over 2 million students. Around 500,000 study at the 42 universities in the metropolitan area of Buenos Aires.
There are both public universities (mostly financed by the State) and private universities in Argentina. In general, they are differentiated by the number of students enrolled, their size, and the cost of the programmes on offer, all of which have valid accreditation from the National Commission for University Evaluation and Accreditation, the official body that guarantees the quality of each programme and university.
Undergraduate, graduate and graduate degrees
When you finish high school or middle school, you can begin your college career. Programmes at pre-undergraduate level last up to two years; undergraduate level courses last at least four years and will lead to a bachelor's degree. With an undergraduate degree you can start a graduate degree. To do this, you can choose between a specialization (which usually lasts one year), a master's degree or "master" (which lasts for one or two years) or a doctorate (up to 6 years).
Short and exchange programmes
Many institutions offer shorter programmes to which you can apply as an international student; these include exchanges by agreements between universities, free mobility programmes or executive and customized programs that take place during the academic calendar or during vacations.
Before applying to any university programme in Argentina, remember that the first semester begins in March and ends in the last days of June or the beginning of July. The second semester starts in August, and ends at the beginning of December.
Be aware that not all university programmes in Argentina have the same academic credit systems as in different parts of the world. Here, instead of adding a limited amount of credits to pass the degree in its entirety, you have to pass a package of individual subjects. It is important that you understand this, because it can present differences in applications for short programmes or exchange programmes. Just in case, check with your university before applying!
If you come to study or are interested in doing academic research in Buenos Aires, our universities offer more than 8,000 programmes across all areas: Applied Sciences, Basic Sciences, Health Sciences, Human Sciences and Social Sciences. We have no doubt that you’ll be able to find the ideal course for you in Buenos Aires!
Programmes that may interest you:
Business in Argentina: Understanding Emerging Markets
Universidad Torcuato di Tella
Masters in Institutional Communications Direction (CCO)
IAE Business School
Casa Campus San Telmo l BalcarceRESIDENCE
In one of the most coveted and touristic neighbourhoods in the city, this is a co-living residence with elegant and well-equipped common areas, such as a terrace with a pool and fully equipped apartments. The neighborhood stands out for its cultural diversity, markets and fairs, a constant flow of people, and its proximity to Puerto Madero.
V&S Hostel ClubHOSTEL
Located centrally in one of the safest areas of Buenos Aires, giving you close access to many of the citys best cultural and entertainment hotspots.
What is it?
The Welcome Kit is a set of useful tools to start off your life in Buenos Aires well prepared.
So here’s our first tip:
REQUEST IT BEFORE YOU ARRIVE!
Moving to your new home
You have a 40% discount on a shuttle service from the Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE) to the city. Manuel Tienda León takes you to Madero station: a strategic spot just 5 minutes from Retiro train station.
Special rates on your first nights
If you still don't have accommodation, this is your chance! Consult our list of participating hostels, and reserve 7 nights for only US$ 80, 14 nights for US$ 150, or one month for US$ 190.
Activate your Personal SIM card inside the airport and get where you need to go already connected. You will be able to let people know you’ve arrived as soon as you land.
Take advantage of Buenos Aires’ public transport system as soon as you land. All subway, train, and bus journeys can be paid with the SUBE card. Plus it’s registered in your name, so if you lose it, you can get your credit back!
Access to Special Accommodation Rates