Course in Spanish-American literature
Study location: Buenos Aires, Argentina This subject provides an introduction to Spanish-American literature. The course is offered in combination with Spanish to obtain 30 credits. Our partner for this course is Universidad Nacional de San Martin in Buenos Aires.
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
More on the possible course combinations
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. Read more about the run of the semester in the study guide
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.
Duration: One semester
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
Language of instruction: English
Academic prerequisitions: University eligibility