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  • Locations: Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Program Terms: November-February
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Deakin Faculty: Faculty of Business & Law Program Type: Short Term Partner Program - Study Abroad
Language of Instruction: English Credit Weighting: 1 Credit Point
Credit Type: Undergraduate Housing Options: On Campus
OS Help Available: Yes Scholarships Available: No
Program Description:

International Human Rights Law

About the program:
The programs aims to provide you with the knowledge and tools necessary to enable a critical analysis of complex problems such as judicial independence, transnational justice, military dictatorship and amnesty laws in Argentina. The classes will provide you with an overview of the key international actors involved, as well as the international conventions and resolutions currently in place. This intensive and dynamic program will involve academic classes, cultural activities and site visits. The visits add a rich cultural element to the program by giving you a chance to appreciate in context some of the issues discussed in class. Details for the site visits are yet to be finalised, but it is likely to include:
  • Former clandestine detention centre
  • La Poderosa visit (shanty town)
  • Remembrance park ( Parque de la Memoria)
  • Visit Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo (Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo)
  • Weekend trip to Iguazu Falls (domestic flights included in the program fee)
** Details to the program are still subject to final change **

Location profile:
Argentina is a vast natural wonderland, with the Iguazu falls in the north to the Glaciar Perito Moreno in the south. It is full of stunning sights and adventures just waiting to be experienced. Tango and Futbol (soccer) are things that the Argentines are passionately devoted about. Food is also a culinary journey within Buenos Aires especially; there is a variety of ethnic cuisine from Southeast Asia and Middle Eastern to Scandinavian. Juicy and perfectly grilled steaks are big on the menu, with Parillas (Steak Houses) everywhere.

The city of Buenos Aires, which is located on the banks of the famous River Plate, is undoubtedly the big cosmopolitan entrance to South America. It is a metropolis with boundless energy combining tradition and innovation in its architecture, fashion and art. Like Europe with a melancholic twist, Buenos Aires is unforgettable.

Rounded by its legendary pampas, Buenos Aires gives room to a third of the 40 million Argentineans. Those who decide to study in Buenos Aires will also be able to experience the city: tour its elegant streets and avenues with Parisian 19th century-architectural style, get to know its neighbourhoods and suburbs where all the identities are linked with some national passion such as tango, soccer and politics.

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Academic information:

International Human Rights Law
This program has been assessed as a level 3 Law elective for 1 Deakin credit.
Approved by Business and Law

The International Human Rights Law in Argentina program will provide students with a strong understanding of Human Rights issues Argentina. The program is developed
jointly with Universidad Nacional de Lanús, a public university located in southern Greater Buenos Aires. This intensive and dynamic program will involve academic classes in English, active group work, guest presentations and visits. In addition to in-class lectures and discussions, field trips and cultural activities are an integral part of the program.
The program aims to provide you with the knowledge and tools necessary to enable a critical analysis of complex human rights issues, such as judicial independence, transnational justice, military dictatorship and amnesty laws. During the course of 3 weeks, the course will cover past human rights violation throughout Argentinean history and also current human rights topics and issues such as arbitrary detention, police abuse and urban violence.

Students should have completed at least one year of Law studies.

You will be staying at a hostel called La Casa de Pichincha, located in the downtown of Buenos Aires. Pichincha has been working with the University and providing accommodation for overseas university students. The hostel has BBQ facilities located on the rooftop and a well-equipped shared kitchen. WiFi is available in all areas.

Cost: $4,890 (TBC)
Price includes tuition, accommodation, cultural activities, site visits, weekend trip to Iguazu Falls, and AIM Overseas pre-departure service and support.  This is a Study Abroad program meaning no tuition is paid to Deakin University.

Program Dates: 6 January to 27 January 2018

  • You may be eligible for the OS help loan of up to $6,567
  • Deakin Business School is giving away $1,000 travel grants**

- You must apply to Study Abroad after Feb 2017 and be participating in T1, T2 or T3 (2017).
- You must be enrolled in a Deakin unit and studying a Deakin Business School (DBS) degree (or a double degree with Business) in order to receive these funds.
- If you withdraw from your Study Abroad program you will be required to return these funds to Deakin University.
- If you have received any other funding from Deakin for your Study Abroad (not including OS-Help) you may not be eligible – please contact to confirm.
- Grants are limited and are on a first-in, first-served basis.

For more information please visit the partner website

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Short Term Partner Programs will earn you 30 points towards the Global Citizenship Program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.