Study location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Duration: One semester
- Semester: Spring/autumn
- Credits: 30 (15 + 15) ECTS equivalent
- Examination: Examination in Argentina/academic papers
- Programme fee: 6400 euro (5400 excl. accommodation)
- State loans: Yes, in most European countries
- Includes: Accommodation
- Language of instruction: English
- Academic prerequisitions: University eligibility
What will you learn?
The course provides an introduction to Spanish-American literature, from modernism to the present. Representative texts from different countries and genres, give the students an overview of main literary trends. This program provides insight into basic literary analysis. You learn to comment on the course literature and will be able to put this in the relevant literature historical context.
Combined with Spanish
You study Spanish American literature in combination with one of the three Spanish levels below and a course in Argentinian history:
Beginner - Spanish 1 and pre-course
Intermediate - Spanish 1
Advanced - Spanish 2
In English or in Spanish?
Spanish-American Literature is taught both in English and in Spanish. Spanish-American Literature 1 is taught in English and Spanish-American Literature 2 in Spanish.
Students and faculty come from many countries. If English is not your native language you will soon experience that your English skills improve rapidly. This will benefit you in future master studies and in your career, where the expectation is that you can perform as good in English as in the native language.
The structure of the semester
Self-study period: before you travel to Argentina, you have a four week self-study period where you start reading the curriculum.
The main period: consists of four months of lectures, seminars, field trips, written assignments and oral and written exams.
Guides students through the Spanish- American culture
Åsmund Ormset´s first meeting with Buenos Aires was through Jorge Luis Borges´ texts. As a lecturer in Spanish American literature, he gives the Kulturstudier students a vivid introduction to the Spanish language and the culture that helped shape it.
The application process
To apply for the courses you must be eligible for university training.
Fill in the application form. If there are still places available we will send you an offer with an invoice for the deposit of 250 Euro. By paying the deposit you confirm your place on the programme. Leading up to the start of the programme we will keep you informed about the preparations for travel and studies.