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International Students

REQUIREMENTS FOR ACADEMIC EXCHANGE IN THE FACULTY OF ECONOMIC SCIENCES

Prerequisite: Students can’t sign up for the courses without all the documentation mentioned below:

  1. Official transcript up to the date of the exchange (signed and sealed by an university authority)
  1. Certificate of Advanced Spanish Knowledge (European Council B2 or higher). The outcome of your period in this University depends on your Spanish level.
  1. Letter of recommendation, written by an Authority (Program Director, Professor, or similar) from your University
  1. Motivation letter, specifying why you would like to study at this School
  1. Valid Passport (color copy, scanned, no photographs of the document)
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  1. Medical and disability insurance valid for your entire stay in Argentina

ALL DOCUMENTS MUST BE SENT IN THE ORIGINAL LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATED INTO SPANISH

All documents must be scanned and sent by e-mail to Alexia Pfaffendorf to the following address:   alexia@econ.uba.ar

If the student interested in the exchange belongs to an University that has an exchange agreement with FCE or the UBA, the home University will send all the documents required for the application.

If the student interested in the exchange doesn’t belong to an University that has an exchange agreement with FCE or the UBA, the home University will need to approve the exchange and will also be responsible for sending all the documents required for the application. We won’t accept students that don’t have a letter of approval of the exchange period.

Once the documents are submitted, the applicant will receive an email confirmation of receipt of the application.

APPLICATION DEADLINES:

For the 1st semester (March-July) From September 1st to November 30th

For the 2nd semester (August-December) From March 1st to May 30th

Acceptance letters are sent after the application deadline

The visa process is mandatory and begins once the student is in the country.

No transcripts will be issued to students who have not completed the appropriate visa process during their academic mobility.

Documentation required for students from MERCOSUR countries (documents to present to The Directorate of Migration, not to SRI UBA)

  • Valid passport
  • Criminal record of the country of origin

 The criminal record of the country of origin should be legalized in the Argentine Consulate in the country of origin or legalized by the Consulate of the country of origin in Argentina.

Documentation required for students from non-MERCOSUR countries (documents to present to The Directorate of Migration, not to SRI UBA)

  1. If your stay is for a semester you must submit:
  • Valid passport
  1. If your stay is for two semesters you must submit:
  • Valid passport
  • Criminal record of the country of origin (apostille)

The criminal record of the country of origin should be translated and legalized by the Translators Association of the City of Buenos Aires, located at Av. Corrientes 1824.

These documents are required in addition to the Argentinean criminal records.

Please read this website http://home.econ.uba.ar/economicas/?q=node/202 for further information on how to obtain the student visa. The information is divided in different groups (MERCOSUR, non-MERCOSUR, one or two semesters)

Certificate of Electronic Enrollment

You must bring a copy of the Criminal Record Certificate. To obtain it you have to make an appointment by going to http://www.dnrec.jus.gov.ar/Turnos/, and choosing the Central dependency. The process will take a week, and after that time, you will be able to access it online.

Once you obtain the Criminal Record Certificate you must bring it to the International Affairs Office in order to process the Certificate of Electronic Enrollment.

Note: Students from the Business School must also submit a certificate of enrollment issued by the Business School to obtain the Certificate of Electronic Enrollment

* We recommend requesting an appointment to process the visa while waiting for the Electronic Enrollment Record from the International Affairs Office. Appointments can be requested at http://www.migraciones.gov.ar/accesible/?turno_online

You can find instructions on how to enroll to the courses taught at the Faculty, detailed with days, times, teachers and Chair they belong to by downloading the file “How to enroll to the courses?”. Students will be informed, on the first day of classes, about the classrooms where their courses will take place by a brochure given to them at the main entrance to the building.

STUDENT CERTIFICATE

If you need a Student Certificate, students must provide information about the certificate recipient and the student personal details: full name, nationality and passport number.

CERTIFICATES OF ATTENDANCE

Certificates of Attendance are required by the Home University to corroborate the arrival and departure of an exchange student. The certificates may be submitted to the International Relations Office to be signed by the Secretary of International Relations and then be returned to the student.

English

The new guidebook will be released soon. In the meantime, you can send all your enquiries to Alexia.Pfaffendorf@fce.uba.ar

This is a new initiative of the International Relations Office to ensure that students have a preset parity of credits for each course from this School. This is necessary due to the fact that each course has a different workload, different importance within the curriculum, requiring greater commitment to study in order to achieve the objectives for each course.

To understand the credit value of each course, students can consider that courses with higher workload, 6 vh (6 hours per week), have the most credit, while courses with a workload of 4 vh (4 hours per week) and 2 vh (2 hours per week) correspond to a smaller amount of credit. Below you can find a list of the courses that international students can take, subdivided by the department they belong to, all belonging to the Professional Cycle of every career in this School and its corresponding equivalence in credits or ECTS.

Subjects by Academic Department

 

 

 

 

Courses Contents (Download)

(It might be some electives or optionals which contents are constantly changing. If you need those contents, send an email to sri@fce.uba.ar)