Students are encouraged to spend at least one semester of study in Latin America. Recently, students have studied in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic and Mexico.

Summer Program

Bucknell in Nicaragua

This summer program is based in Nueva Vida at the Center for Development in Central America, a non-government organization. Students focus on development problems and how local communities struggle to define and achieve their own goals.

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Additional Opportunities

  • Internships with publications and organizations that focus on Latin America are available to highly qualified students.
  • Bucknell offers a Latin American studies honors program for qualified majors.
  • Students may pursue graduate degrees in Latin American studies, political science, economics, geography, international relations, sociology, anthropology, history, Spanish, or law.
  • Student organizations such as O.H.L.A.S (Organization of Hispanic and Latin American Students) offer opportunities to learn more about Latin America's diverse cultures and to participate in activities focused on Latin American issues.

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