University of Oregon

Rosario

Inside the City

Live and study in Rosario, a lively city nestled along the Paraná River. Experience the vibrant cultural scene and active nightlife in an area with few tourists, located just 200 miles upriver from Buenos Aires. Discover the unspoiled beaches of the Delta islands, stroll along the cobblestone streets surrounded by historic and modern architecture and discover the city’s rich history formed by European immigration. Explore the Parque Nacional de la Bandera, the Juan B. Castagnino Fine Arts Museum and the public Astronomic Complex. Drink mate, the national drink, and learn the tango. Immerse yourself in Argentine culture, language and history in the birthplace of Che Guevara. Improve your Spanish language proficiency while enjoying classic Argentine hospitality. Rosario has a rich history influenced by European immigration and a lively urban cultural and social scene. The theaters, art museums and the busy city center make Rosario the perfect location to learn or improve your Spanish, and experience Argentine society and culture.

Center Description

Classes take place in the GEO Rosario Center, a beautiful, historic building in the heart of the city. The center offers free wireless access for students, as well as quiet areas to study and meet with other students and a small kitchen. At the center, students can make their own mate (a traditional Argentine beverage made of yerba mate) and coffee, enjoy the lovely floral courtyard, learn to make empanadas or come to a movie night. The center also houses a small reference and multimedia library.