The team at NYU Buenos Aires has put together this handy list for you to prepare your study away budget: Common Goods Prices Buenos Aires 2016. Do keep in mind that Argentina is going through a period of inflation, which means some of these prices may increase by the time you arrive in Buenos Aires, and as your semester continues. To understand more about inflation in the region, we recommend this article in The Economist, “The Return of an Old Enemy“. Don’t be scared of inflation, but just be prepared for prices to change a bit!
Lastly, the website Numbeo is a great tool to further compare the cost of living in different locations.