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Study Abroad in Rosario, Argentina

Are you interested in studying abroad, but you’re unsure what country to travel to, what classes to take, and who to contact to learn more?  Rosario, Argentina offers multiple classes that align with three of the four GSS concentrations (i.e., AEBS, CLS, and GEP).  Learn more about the Rosario, Argentina program by contacting the UO GEO Study Abroad office and a GSS Adviser to discuss the study abroad opportunities and how you can earn credit toward your GSS major.  Are you interested in studying abroad, but can’t afford the cost?  Check out the GEO Gateway Scholarship for GSS students.

Spanish Language and International Justice in Rosario

Rapidly improve your Spanish while exploring international justice and human rights in Rosario, Argentina. Enroll in human rights and criminal justice electives, which are taught in English, plus additional Spanish language courses. All courses make extensive use of the city and its resources through academic excursions. If you have very little Spanish-speaking experience and plan to enroll in Rosario’s fall program, you are encouraged to attend this summer session to help build your language proficiency.

Spanish Language, Culture, and Business in Rosario

Rapidly improve your Spanish while exploring human rights, business, and the humanities in Rosario, Argentina. Business and human rights courses are conducted in English, while humanities courses are taught in Spanish. If you are a less experienced Spanish-speaker planning to enroll in the fall program, we encourage you to consider an intensive summer session to help build language proficiency. The program includes multiple excursions outside the city, as well as extensive use of historic and cultural activities within Rosario for academic excursions. You will also live with an Argentine family.

Transitional Justice in Rosario

Transitional justice is an emerging field of law and inter-disciplinary academic study.  Latin America has been at the forefront of the transitional justice movement since the early 1980s, and countries such as Argentina, Chile, and Peru continue to serve as models for other societies seeking a peaceful post-conflict transition.  Similarly, Latin American countries and regional institutions have been pioneers in the development of culturally specific human rights laws, practices, and institutions.  The promotion of human rights, from both an international and domestic perspective, provides the foundation for all transitional justice movements.  Therefore, combining the study of human rights with transitional justice is necessary.  Teaching human rights and transitional justice requires an interdisciplinary perspective that includes an emphasis on law, politics, history, and culture.  Latin America, and South America in particular, is a perfect setting for studying these important topics.


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