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Leading the Way to Success - Doing Business in Latin America

Want to learn how business is carried out in Latin America? Join our one semester, Business Studies in Latin America Programme in Buenos Aires at our partner - Fundación UADE. Join us on when we dive into the world of business in Latin America! The 20th Edition is 30 ECTS Credits, and will be organized 20.1. - 27.4.2023. 

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Our programme suits perfectly for Bachelor's and Master's level students who are interested in enhancing their business competences in Latin America. Subject to the applicant's home university, the programme can be accredited as a Minor.

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Programme benefits

Participants have the opportunity to acquire knowledge enabling a strong set of skills for effectively doing business in Latin America through:

  • A combination of multiple learning perspectives: Business Spanish Skills, Latin American Economic Issues and Hands-On Latin Business Operational Strategies.
  • On-Site Learning in Buenos Aires: The city´s elegance, business orientation and blend of genuine Latin and European tradition make it the best option for foreign students.
  • Highly qualified professors at UADE
  • Cooperation with companies, entrepreneurs and trade associations for visits, case studies, industry speakers and practical situations. 
  • International Student Body
  • Extracurricular activities (e.g. trips to neighbouring countries)

Content Highlights

  • Leadership and Negotiation in Latin Emerging Markets
  • HRM in Latin America
  • Strategic Management in Latin America
  • Global Marketing and Sales 
  • Spanish Language and Communication Skills
  • Latin American Design
  • Foreign Trade in MERCOSUR
  • Company visits

Orientation info

The first orientations will be held virtually on Zoom. The first mandatory orientation will be on Thursday 27th of October (8 p.m. Finnish time). The second mandatory orientation is on one is 7th of December, 2022 (8 p.m. Finnish time).  All accepted participants will receive the links via email.

The mandatory Orientation at the destination is on Friday 20 January 2023 at 13:00 local time at UADE University (address: main entrance, Lima 775, Buenos Aires). It is followed by the official city tour organised by Jamk School of Business to Jamk group. HOX! Please remember to have a lunch before the meeting.

On Saturday 21st January 2023, you will have an Official Opening Dinner from 21:00 to 00:00 (local time) offered by the Jamk School of Business. The place will be specified during the orientation.

The Official Opening Ceremony of Business Studies in Latin America at UADE will be held on Monday 23th January 9 a.m. local timeProgramme closes on 27th April 2023.

Costs for students 2023

  • Tuition fee at UADE Business School:  496€/month, 4 instalments. Invoicing by Jamk (December-March).
  • Jamk administration fee: 350€ to cover administrative and planning costs. Invoicing in December. For Jamk's partner university students - check this payment with your home institution.
  • Flights & Accommodation: Every participant is responsible to book and pay the flights and arrange accommodation personally.
  • To be able to participate you will have to apply by 24 October, 2022.

Cancellation policy

By submitting this application, you commit to participate in the programme in Buenos Aires in the spring of 2023 and to pay for all the mentioned costs. The charge for cancellation between 1.12. -15.12.2022 is 350€. If the cancellation is made between 16.12.2022 – 22.1.2023, the charge for cancellation is the total UADE tuition fee.

Application procedure

The application is split in two stages:

Application Procedure (1st Stage)

Follow the registration link and fill it by latest October 24th, 2022. You will need to attach the following documents:

  • Latest Transcript of Records from your home university
  • Motivation letter (max 500 words) with your photo
  • Proof of English Proficiency if not a native speaker (minimum B2 level)
  • Copy of your passport

Application Procedure (2nd Stage)

After the registration deadline, you will receive emails from both JAMK & UADE, which will include detailed instructions for filling an online form on UADE's registration portal. Be prepared to upload the following documents to the portal:

  • Latest transcript of records
  • Passport Copy
  • UADE’s application form (to be sent to you via email)
  • Proof of English certificate
  • Insurance certificate
  • Photo
  • CV

Once you upload all documents to the portal, you will receive your acceptance letter issued from UADE. You must immediately begin your VISA process after that. See instructions below (!)

Visa Process Instructions

We recommend the students to begin the visa process immediately once they receive their acceptance letter from UADE. Here's what you need to do:

  1. Complete the Visa form (to be sent via email)
  2. Have your acceptance letter from UADE and course programme (can be downloaded from the website)
  3. Have a colored passport photograph: dimensions 4x4
  4. Have a passport that is valid for six months after your trip ends
  5. Have your airline tickets booked at the time (we advise you to book your tickets with flexible return dates)
  6. Have a summary of your bank account proving your financial solvency for the trip (note that there is no specific amount that you need to show)
  7. Prepare 150, which corresponds to the Visa processing fee

Once you have prepared the documents, you should contact Ms. Ksenia Sormunen from the Embassy of Argentina in Helsinki to book an appointment and pay the processing fee. You can do it either via phone (+358-9-4242-8702) or email (consular_efinl@mrecic.gov.ar). NOTE: If you're not travelling from Finland, contact the local Embassy of Argentina in your country (!), and remember to indicate in the application in which City and Country you will be

If you follow the above described procedure, you will most likely obtain your student Visa on the same day when you visit the embassy.

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Contact information

Risto Korkia-Aho

Kansainvälisten asioiden koordinaattori, International Coordinator
LIKE Hallinto, Administration
Liiketoiminta, School of Business
+358405215687

Anastasiia Mikhlina

Koulutuskoordinaattori, Education Coordinator
Global Competence, Global Competence
Liiketoiminta, School of Business
+358405964846