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

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


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