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Study Spanish in Buenos Aires, Argentina



Study Spanish on a structured course at the University of Buenos Aires or with private tutors who will tailor your lessons to your individual needs. All lessons are available at Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced level.

Private lessons have no set start and finish dates. Private lessons are recommended if you are a complete beginner.

University of Buenos Aires courses are one-month intensive courses of 15 hours per week, three hours of classes a day and all classes are in the afternoon.

Your lesson schedule will allow plenty of time for sightseeing and absorbing the experience of being in Argentina. You can also combine your Spanish placement with any other project or with a Tango, Salsa or Photography Course

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Start Dates All year round - you choose your start and finish dates!
Duration From 1 week to 12 weeks, subject to visa requirements
Requirements Minimum age 17, no qualifications necessary (just a good dose of enthusiasm!)
Price Full Price List
What's included Arranging your program,
Full pre-departure support and assistance,
Payment Protection insurance
Course fees and some materials

Food (excluding lunch)
Meeting you at Buenos Aires Airport
Transfer to your accommodation
Transport to and from your project
Local in-country team support and backup
24-hr emergency support.
Certificate of Completion
What's not included Flights, Insurance, Cost of Visas (if a visa is required), Return transfer to airport.
Who can do this Project? All projects are open to all nationalities and all ages over 17.
Suitable for gap years or those taking a year out, grown-up gappers, career breakers, anyone interested in learning Spanish  or gaining a new skill for their CV or Résumé, or expanding their learning for university credit or requirement.
Also suitable for anyone just wanting to study abroad or who has only a short time available for the placement.


  • An exciting, never-to-be-forgotten adventure into Latin America.

  • New skills, more confidence, a greater understanding of a different culture, invaluable personal and professional development.

  • An entry on your CV or résumé that will put you head and shoulders above most others in the job market

  • And best of all ... an unforgettable experience!


If you're a complete beginner at Spanish, we recommend that you take Spanish Lessons in Buenos Aires as these will provide an excellent base to learn from. Both private lessons and university courses are well structured and the teachers usually have a high level of English, which makes them ideal for beginners. If you're not a beginner, we'll ensure that you are allocated to the correct level.

These will be held at a nearby language center with a qualified Spanish teacher. They are monthly courses of 10 hours per week (five two hour lessons) and are individually tailored to your level of expertise. The lessons are usually arranged on a one to one basis where you will receive individual tuition and lessons prepared especially for you. During your course, one lesson each week will be held at a cultural place to enable you to practice you Spanish in real life situations.

At the end of the course, you’ll receive a Certificate issued by the Institute your teacher belongs to, stating that you have done the course, to what level, and the duration in hours of the course you have completed.

These lessons can be taken for a period of one month or more and have no set start and finish dates. Private lessons are recommended if you are a complete beginner and want to spend time learning at your own pace. This is also a great option if you want to combine Spanish lessons with another program, such as teaching.  

The University of Buenos Aires is divided into various schools, one of which is the schools of Agronomy. This school has set up its own language extension which runs specially designed courses to help foreigners learn Spanish. An excellent element of this course is that it includes visits to museums, theatres and other places of cultural interest, all of which will help you to adapt what you are learning to everyday situations, at the same time as exploring Buenos Aires. There is usually a maximum of  14 students per class with two teachers. The courses can be taken at all levels from beginner to advanced and is an intensive, one month course.

INTENSIVE COURSE:This is a one-month intensive course of 15 hours of lessons per week. You'll attend three hours of classes a day and all classes are in the afternoon. This course covers a total of 60 hours tuition over one month. If you are doing Intensive lessons at the same time as another placement, you'll have quite a busy schedule. This course starts at the beginning of each month - please contact us for exact dates as you will need to arrive a day or two before hand in order to be enrolled.

Travelers will liaise with you regarding which level of course you should take and will make all arrangements accordingly. Spanish lessons at the University are certificated. You will attend lectures at the University, going there and returning daily by bus or Metro, and you’ll live in the same hostel as other volunteers or with a host family, depending on your preferences.

If you want to pack in a lot of learning instead of having a relaxed placement, we can combine your University course with additional lessons from Spanish teachers. Your schedule for all of the courses given above will allow time for studying and also time for sightseeing and absorbing the experience of being in the Argentina culture.

Got any questions? Please email us:

Spanish LanguageCourses in Argentina

Spanish LanguageCourses in Argentina

Spanish LanguageCourses in Argentina



You'll live a hostel situated in a beautifully renovated historic building in Downtown Buenos Aires, very conveniently located for exploring the city, with an endless supply of cafes, restaurants and shops nearby. It has a socialble atmosphere and you'll be made to feel welcome with a real chance to immerse yourself in Argentine culture.

You'll share a dorm room and have access to kitchen facilities. The hostel has a common area where you can relax and watch TV or DVD’s and there is also a piano and a ping pong table! It also has Wi-Fi and a couple of computers and a small roof terrace with chairs to enjoy the sunshine.

You’ll be given an allowance for your meals (breakfast and dinner, lunch is excluded for projects in Buenos Aires). This arrangement is to give you the flexibility to sample the great Argentinean food. Right on the door step of the hostel there are many cafes and restaurants with great priced menus just waiting for you….the choice is yours!

If you would prefer a more cultural experience, we can arrange for you to stay with a local Argentinean family. Host family accommodation gives you the opportunity to become more integrated in the local community and is ideal if you want to practice your Spanish (Basic/intermediate Spanish is required to stay with a Host Family). You'll have a comfortable private room and use of the kitchen. Breakfast and dinner is provided every day and you will usually share a typical Argentinean meal with your family.

Facilities in host families do vary, but you can express your preferences regarding the type of family that you stay with (for example, a family with or without children, pets, etc). If you stay in a host family you will be given contact details of other volunteers living in Buenos Aires so that you won't miss out on any socialising!

If you choose the host family option, there is an additional supplement.

Hostel Accommodation in Buenos Aires 

Hostel Accommodation in Buenos Aires

Got any questions? Please email us: info@travelersworldwide.org

Once you have applied for a placement, we'll contact you and send you our Welcome Pack. You'll also receive Log-on details and password for our Volunteer Extranet where you'll have access to all the documentation and information which we've put together to facilitate preparations for your adventure! Your Project Co-ordinator for your country will liaise with you throughout the arrangements process, as well as while you're on your placement and on your return home.

The documents you'll have access to also include a Country Factfile, Safety Guide and any manuals that may assist you on your particular program (e.g. Teaching Guide, Sports Manuals, Enrichment Suggestions for Animal Care, etc.). We do all we can to make your stay one that you'll never forget. This is a truly awesome, elegant and beautiful country.

As with all our destinations, the culture and heritage is different to what you're used to ... which, although one of the most exciting aspects of travelling, should be borne in mind.    Self-reliance and independence are highly appreciated in all our destinations and will help you to make the most of this wonderful opportunity! 



Volunteer Feedback on Spanish Courses in Argentina


While on your placements, you can also book some Optional Add-Ons to make the most of your Travel Experience.
Very popular choices are Spanish Courses and Dance Courses.

Spanish LanguageCourses in Argentina
Spanish Lessons and Courses
Use your time in Argentina to learn Spanish. Gain a skill and enjoy your placement even more!
Tango Courses in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Tango and Salsa Dance Classes
Learn to dance the flamboyant South American way. A very good way to immerse yourself into the  culture.

Photography Lessons in BA
Study photography in colourful Buenos Aires. Lessons will be tailored to your  individual needs,


The romance of Argentina takes one's breath away. From the northern deserts to the southern Andean Cordillera, from Iguazú Falls to the magnificent desolation of Patagonia, Argentina's geography is varied and stunning. Argentina is geared up to thrill - from nights tango-ing in the chic quarter of Buenos Aires to gaucho riding in the grasslands of the Pampas.

Cosmopolitan Buenos Aires:
Buenos Aires is one of the most exciting cities in Latin America. Tango was born here, restaurants serve all manner of world cuisines, bars play the latest music, cafés spill on to the streets and nightclubs allow dancing throughout the night.

  • This fabulous city is renowned for its sophistication and has a surprisingly European feel about it.
  • BA is reminiscent of Paris and its tree-lined avenues and frequent plazas have a beguiling, faded elegance.
  • Downtown, the Plaza de Mayo is the traditional focus of activity.
  • Nearby Avenida 9 de Julio is popularly known as the world's widest thoroughfare and, with its nine lanes of traffic, is truly a pedestrian's nightmare!
  • Avenida Santa Fe is the most fashionable shopping area.

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Support & Backup: To read about the excellent Support & Backup we provide before you leave and during your program, please click here...

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