Trip: June 2022

The eighth largest country in the world, Argentina is known for delicious beef, the creation of the tango, and soccer star Lionel Messi (among other things).

Students from GTCC, Davidson-Davie Community College, and Forsyth Technical Community College have developed an exchange relationship with Universidad Nacional de Villa María in Córdoba, Argentina. UNVM is located in the town of Villa María in Córdoba province.

N.C. community college students will interact with Argentine students in the classroom and through cultural activities including excursions to Córdoba City and Buenos Aires. This summer trip will be led by Spanish professor, Bill Raines.

This trip is intended for GTCC students and students from other N.C. community colleges.

You will experience cultural immersion, history, Spanish language learning, community involvement.

ApplicationTravel procedures


Associated Course

All participants must take a HUM 180 course at GTCC. It is a 3-credit hour course. The class will be on-line synchronous offered in Spring 2022.

Program Fee: $3,800*

Fee includes:

  • Round-trip airfare
  • Accommodations in apartments and hotels
  • Ground transportation
  • Breakfast and Dinner daily
  • Academic and cultural activities at the Universidad Nacional de Villa María
  • Excursions to select attractions as per itinerary
  • Weekend excursion to Córdoba City and two days in Buenos Aires

*Cost is approximate; final cost to be determined by Dec. 15, 2021.

Application Deadline

  • Dec. 15: Application deadline
    • Apply by Dec. 1 for $100 early bird discount.
  • Dec. 15: $500 non-refundable deposit due