Georgetown Law Closed: Wednesday, March 21

The Law Center is closed today, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, due to inclement weather. All activities and services, including scheduled events (student organization meetings and events, CLE, and conferences), are canceled. On-site classes will not be held in person and will be held according to the faculty member’s instructional continuity plan. All administrative offices are closed. The food services operation, fitness center and Early Learning Center are closed. The library is closed. It is expected that only designated emergency employees will come to the Law Center to fulfill their responsibilities. All others -- including students, staff, faculty, and visitors -- are expected not come to the Law Center, which will not be staffed to support anything other than essential life safety and snow/ice clearing functions.

Program Details

Fall 2017 Academic Calendar  

(The Fall 2018 calendar will be posted as soon as it is available).

  • Aug 3 & 4:  Required Orientation
  • August 5: - Optional City Tour
  • August 7:  First Day of Classes
  • November 24:  End of Classes
  • November 28 - December 15:  Final Exams

All incoming students have a local buddy to help them adapt to life in Buenos Aires and at UTDT. These buddies and the International Programs Office organize monthly activities to help incoming students integrate in the local community.

Available Courses

The law degree program at UTDT is an undergraduate, full-time, five-year course of study, using the case method and simulation techniques. It also features moot court competitions, intensive training in legal writing, and externship programs. Students visiting the university can take classes offered to fourth and fifth-year students. Students may also take approved courses in UTDT's LLM programs in Law and Economic, and Tax Law.  These courses tend to be short, meeting over the span of a month or less.  The following courses were approved for Georgetown students in the past.  Course offerings will be available shortly before the start of the term.

Undergrad Courses

Graduate Courses

Approved 4th & 5th year courses:
  • Concursos y Quiebras / Meeting of Creditors and Bankruptcies
  • Contabilidad y Análisis Financiero / Accounting and Financial Analysis
  • Derecho Internacional Privado / International Private Law
  • Seminario Mediación y Arbitraje / Mediation and Arbitration Seminar
LLM courses:
  • Derecho Penal Tributario
  • Derecho de la Competencia
  • Estrategia Empresaria
  • Procedimiento Tributario
  • Impuesto a las Ganancias II
  • Litigacion Compleja
  • Derecho Tributario Internacional
  • Valuacion de Empresas
  • Regulacion Bancaria 

Because new course offerings may not be publicized until the start of the term, it is possible that not all eligible courses are listed above.  Participants in this program who wish to enroll in any course not listed above must contact the Office of Transnational Programs by email to request approval.  Participants should not expect to receive credit for courses that are not expressly approved by OTP.

Credit is awarded in accordance with the ABA's standard class formula (12.5 hours of class time including exam time, plus 30 hours of preparation and studying outside of class, per one credit hour.)  Students may be asked to verify the number of minutes each course meets in order to confirm the number of credits that the student will receive upon completion of their study abroad program.  See the Study Abroad Policy for details. 

Approved students will submit their initial course preferences by March 21; however, registration in individual courses will not be confirmed until students arrive at UTDT in late July.

UTDT's grading system is available here.

Language Proficiency

Students who participate in this program are required to have a high level of Spanish proficiency.  The Office of Transnational Programs reserves the right to ask students to submit to language testing before issuing final approval for their participation.

Housing & Facilities

The Universidad Torcuato Di Tella is a non-residential campus. The International Programs Office at UTDT provides all accepted students with housing listings including homestays, shared apartments and student residences.  Also, exchange students are encouraged to find roommates and obtain housing recommendatins from previous students through the Office's Facebook.  Each student is responsible for finding his/her accommodation.

Students also have access to the university library which is open Monday through Friday 8:00am-8:00pm and Saturday from 9:00am-12:00pm.

Estimated Budget

The budget below provides 2013 amounts.  An updated 2018 budget will be posted as soon as it becomes available.

Expense Estimated Budget
Tuition $25,445
Health Insurance $2,175
Student Visa $160
Airfare $1,634
Housing $3,000
Books $100
Food $1,000
Local Transportation $1,500
Miscellaneous $750
Study Abroad Insurance $140
TOTAL $35,904

Additional information is available in UTDT's 2016-2017 fact sheet, and immigration requirements are outlined here.

Contact for Admitted Students

Ms. Tatiana Cuadra
Incoming Student Coordinator

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