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Study Abroad Office

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172260
400 Culbertson Hall
Bozeman, MT 59717-2260


Heather Dolan - Study Abroad Program Assistant

Tel: (406) 994-7151


Anna Greenberg - Study Abroad Advisor and Outreach Coordinator

Tel: (406) 994-7151
Fax: (406) 994-1619


Susan Welker - Study Abroad Manager

Tel: (406) 994-5719
Fax: (406) 994-1619


Alyson Roberts - CCIS Advisor and Coordinator

Tel: (406) 994-7044
Fax: (406) 994-1619



Bergen, Norway Study Abroad Program
Pontificia Universidad Catolica Argentina (UCA)
Country: Argentina
Location: Buenos Aires
Language: Spanish
Level(s): Undergraduate
Subjects: Several subjects are available for study
Length: Academic year or semester
Cost: MSU Tuition 
Deadline: March 1 for the following fall semester and academic year October 1 for the following spring semester
Semester Dates: July – December / March - June


Program Overview

UCA has the most modern urban campus in Argentina, made up of four impressive buildings, the first of which opened in 1996. There are five computer labs with full internet access for the students, four university cafeterias, and a beautiful esplanade along the River Plate. The facilities also include four multimedia auditoriums, a bank, medical attention, Xerox machines, an open air amphitheatre, a comfortable open shelf library and Argentina’s best on campus TV and Radio studios. All the buildings are connected by and underground tunnel system.

Academic Program

The school offers programs from a wide variety of subjects including: economics, business administration, psychology, education, political sciences, international relations, journalism, advertisement, law, agriculture, engineering, philosophy, history, literature, music, theology. The international office also offers the Latin-American Studies Program, with some courses taught in English, such as “Latin American Short story Writing”, “Corporate Finance in Latin American Environment”, Latin American Nobel Prizes in Literature”, “The Impact of Globalization in Latin America”, and “Valuation in Emerging Markets”. More information on the Latin American Studies Program can be found here.

UCA offers an Intensive Spanish course before the start of each semester. The start date of the intensive Spanish class is approximately one month before the start of the semester.

Language of Instruction

Courses are all taught in Spanish. Two years of university Spanish classes are pre-requisites for this program.


Minimum GPA of 3.0 and 2 years or the equivalent of university-level Spanish.



Academic Credit

Credit will be awarded at MSU for all courses taken and passed at the University of Bergen. The student's academic advisor at MSU and the MSU Registrar, in consultation with the Office of International Programs, will determine how these credits will apply to degree course requirements. Successful study at the University of Bergen satisfies MSU's Multicultural/Global core curriculum requirement. Students are urged to work closely with these offices prior to departure to plan a course of studies which will maintain steady progress toward their degree.




Buenos Aires is the capital and largest city of Argentina, and the second-largest metropolitan area in South America, after São Paulo. It is located on the western shore of the estuary of the Río de la Plata, on the southeastern coast of the South American continent. Greater Buenos Aires conurbation, which also includes several Buenos Aires Province districts, constitutes the third-largest conurbation in Latin America, with a population of around 13 million.



Additional Information

UCA Homepage

UCA International Site

Latin American Studies Program

For additional information about studying in Argentina, contact:

Anna Greenberg
Study Abroad Advisor
Office of International Programs
400 Culbertson Hall
Phone: 994-7151