Study Abroad

The Department of Economics at Western Michigan University does not have a study abroad trip for 2017.  Please revisit our site for a possible 2018 study abroad trip.

Uruguay and Argentina, South America

tall building in south america with palm trees in front of it and a blue sky behind

Trip dates: May 2-24, 2016
Led by: Dr. Susan Pozo

This study abroad fulfills:

  • Credit for Econ 3890: Latin American Economies
  • General Education Area IV and upper division Economics for Business Major

Itinerary

Students in Latin America

  • May 2: Travel to Montevideo
  • May 3–10: Class sessions at Universidad de Montevideo, excursions in the city, meetings with economic experts
  • May 11–13: Travel to Tacuarembo. Stay at Panagea estancia. We work with Juan and observe how the gaucho economy interacts with the world economy .
  • May 14-16: Class sessions, partido de futbol, typical meals.
  • May 17-19: Travel to Punta del Diablo (beach town), Chuy (border town with Brazil), and Santa Teresa National Park.
  • May 20: Montevideo
  • May 21-23: Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • May 24: Back in the USA

Questions?