The second largest country in South America and eight largest in the world, Argentina, has something to offer for everyone – whether you enjoy art scenes, nightlife, nature, or culture, Argentina has it all. Beyond its lively and vibrant urban hubs and amazing natural beauty, Argentina has also emerged as a fascinating study destination for international pupils. A multicultural country with several cities and places to study and visit, the country has seen a rapid influx of international pupils in recent years into its higher education institutions.
With one of the world’s highest literacy rates, Argentina is home to many well-known writers, artists, scientists and scholars. Every year around 90,000 international students come to study in Argentina, with over a third of these students coming from Europe, the US, and Asia.
WHY CHOOSE ARGENTINA?
For pupils choosing to study abroad, there couldn’t be a more attractive and welcoming country than Argentina. Following are a few reasons you should choose to study abroad in Argentina:
TOP UNIVERSITIES IN ARGENTINA
With 39 institutions featuring in this year’s QS Latin America University Rankings, Argentina is one of the fastest-growing centres of university education. Below are some of the top universities in Argentina:
HOW TO APPLY
Since there is no central admission body for admission to Argentine universities, intending candidates would have to apply directly to their University of choice. Applicants must submit their school certificates, transcripts, letters of recommendation, and any other documents the University may require.
To gain a student visa, Indian students will need to enter Argentina on a tourist visa and upgrade to a student visa once inside the country. Students will need a passport valid for at least six months beyond the end of their course, a letter showing proof of enrolment, their birth certificate, and a visa processing fee of up to US$100. Additionally, students will also need to gain two police certificates stating they have no criminal record – one from their home country, and another from Argentina.
Universidad de Buenos Aires provides scholarships based on financial need to foreign students. In addition, there are many program-specific scholarships that students can avail to study Spanish or Latin American studies.
Indian students can also take benefit of many international scholarships on offer for studying abroad in any country.
For more information on such scholarships, register yourself at www.buddy4study.com.
This post was last modified on June 8, 2018, 7:11 am
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