Córdoba is the second most important city in the Argentina and it is a recognized historical and cultural center due to its strategic location in the heart of the country. Known as “La Docta” (from the Latin: docere, which means “to teach”) it has become home to more than 130,000 students from around the world who arrive not only seeking academic knowledge, but also cultural immersion. The landscapes that this province offers are truly impressive. Its lakes and rivers and the Sierras Chicas (Hills) are the perfect place for a nature and outdoor getaway. The city also offers a wide range of restaurants, shows, discos and pubs, for its lively nightlife. Córdoba is characterized by its human warmth and good humor, which makes the exchange experience truly unique, giving you as a student a full experience of the Argentine culture and lifestyle.
As an exchange student in Argentina, you must apply for a student VISA (Temporary Residence for academic purposes) for programs lasting longer than 90 days. It has a MANDATORY character and you must process it within 30 days upon arrival..
UBP will provide advice and assistance to students on how to obtain it, after their arrival in the city of Cordoba. However, obtaining a STUDENT VISA is the SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF EACH STUDENT.
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- US Students
You must process your student VISA at the Argentine Consulate closest to your place of residence, prior to your trip to Argentina: https://www.cancilleria.gob.ar/en/representaciones·
- MERCOSUR students
- Extra MERCOSUR students
IMPORTANT: Students applying for 6-month or longer programs will be asked to provide an apostilled and legalized certificate of criminal records from the country of origin. UBP will provide the rest of institutional documentation necessary to obtain your visa.
As a foreign student, you have the opportunity to live and experience local customs and put your Spanish into practice when living with a “typical Argentine family”. Families are carefully selected to provide foreign students with emotional support during their cultural adaptation process. The family will offer you, depending on the program, accommodation, meals and transfer to the airport on arrival and departure.
If you want to stay independently, you can choose your own accommodation, or stay at the University Residences located on the UBP premises.
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UBP works with highly reliable health insurances in Argentina, which cover 100% of medical care, including hospitalization, surgery, and 40% of prescribed medicines. * Health insurance is a MANDATORY requirement for foreign students. (Except for those students who come through the ISEP Network) For more information write to: firstname.lastname@example.org