The impressions from the trip to Argentina
The students of the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs shared their impressions about Argentina, waterfalls and the Buenos-Aires University of entrepreneurship and social science.
The next day we went on a bus trip with an audio guide, which gave us full justice about the city as a cultural and business center.
The disappointing thing was a discriminative price policy towards the foreigners (the prices of different tickets were 1,5-2 times higher than for locals). In spite of this we were very excited. We managed to take a look around the city and enjoyed it very much.
The next days we walked a lot in order to get used to a special atmosphere and rhythm of the city and discover more about local life. The people in Buenos-Aires never rush and prefer calm and peaceful lifestyle.
On the weekends, 2 large fairs open in the city, where you can not only buy various souvenirs, accessories and clothes, but also try local food. Not far from that, there is a Museo de Bellas Artes with expositions of Latin American and European artists, which is free to visit.
The main purpose of out trip was studying, of course, but we could not come to Latin America and not travel around. The most amazing experience was our journey to Iguasu waterfalls. The scenery and the power of waterfalls impressed us to а great extent.
As the waterfalls are located near the boarder line of Argentina and Brasil be were lucky to visit Brasilian town Fozdo Iguaçu.
We also had an opportunity to explore a town named Colonia del Sacramento in Urugwai and to feel the spirit of colonial Latin America.
Speaking about studying in USEC, there were several interesting things.
Firstly, you are allowed to choose courses you would like to study before your arrival. You can choose from all the courses of the university.
Secondly, the classes for foreign students are from 8 to 11 am or from 19 to 22pm. There is only one class of every course per week. The rest part of studying is proposed to be done by your own, and students receive additional materials and topics for discussions. There is a convenient library in the university where you can do all your studies and prepare your projects.
Thirdly, we practiced Spanish a lot, learned new information about Latin America, communicated with professors and also met university rector who was pleased to hear our positive comments.