Spanish Studies Abroad Gap Year for High School Students

Location: Spain: Alicante, Seville

Program Duration: 3-6 Months, Summer, 7-12 Months, 9-12 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks

Dates: 2019,2020

Spanish Studies Abroad

446 Main Street Amherst, MA 01002-2314 United States


If you are a graduating high school senior who is looking for a meaningful, language-intensive international experience before entering college, or have received mid-year admissions to a college or university, you may want to consider enrolling in a Spanish Studies Abroad University-Level Semester Program during the gap period. Students earn university-level credit, take courses alongside other university students, and participate in all regular program activities and excursions.

Gap semester and academic year programs are available in two program locations: Alicante and Seville, Spain. Email for more information!


Alicante, the jewel of the Costa Blanca, is a charming harbor city that is both tranquil in its coastal climate and vibrant with modern Spanish life. The culture, architecture, language, and people have all been shaped by the regions rich history of sea merchants and conquerors.

Spanish Studies Abroad students in Alicante study onsite at Universidad de Alicante, twenty minutes outside of the city's center. Established in 1979 to carry on the traditions and academic integrity of its predecessor, Universidad de Orihuela (1545-1834), UA is one of the most innovative and modern universities in Spain. Students enjoy the convenience of modern classrooms and facilities on a campus of green lawns and Mediterranean gardens.

Through university coursework, homestays with native families, and multiple cross-cultural opportunities, students will find Spanish Studies Abroad in Alicante to be a highly immersive and integrated study abroad experience.

Type of Programs
  • Language Immersion
  • Gap Year
  • Homestays

  • Spanish
  • English

Cost in US$:

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

Double occupancy room & full board
Overnight & local study visits & cultural activities
Health Insurance
Spanish Studies transcript
Support of onsite staff

Credit Available


This Program is open to

American, Canadian Participant.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Home-stays

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
  • Transcript
Typically The Application Process Time is
2 weeks
Year Founded