Spanish Studies Program - Seville, Spain

Location: Spain: Seville

Term: Fall, Spring, Academic Year

Dates: 2019,2020

Spanish Studies Abroad

http://www.spanishstudies.org

446 Main Street Amherst, MA 01002-2314 United States

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Phone: 413-256-0011

Fax: 413-256-1968

Description

Immerse yourself in the rich culture and history of Southern Spain through the Spanish Studies program in Seville. This program offers students a variety of course options at the Center's historic mansion in downtown Seville, and includes numerous cultural activities, day trips, and excursions. Spanish Studies is designed for the student who has completed at least one semester of intermediate college Spanish or the equivalent. These courses are designed for intermediate and advanced students.

All Spanish Studies courses are specifically designed to enhance your understanding of modern Spain while you immerse yourself in Spanish language and culture. The program is tailored to help students fulfill requirements needed for Spanish, international studies, business, education, and other majors. In addition to living in a Spanish home, cultural events and social activities enhance the cultural element of your experience. At the Center, you also benefit from the expertise of our staff, who guide you to more fully immerse yourself in the sevillano community through volunteer work, local clubs, internships, etc.

Highlights

Your academic experience takes place in a historic Spanish mansion in the heart of downtown Seville. A beautiful and ancient city on the banks of the Guadalquivir River, Seville has a rich cultural life and is known for its winding Moorish streets, Renaissance gardens, flower-strewn patios, grand architecture, flamenco dancing, and music.

The Center has been a social and cultural gathering place for both Americans and sevillanos since 1969. Each year, more than two hundred Spaniards study English at the Center and participate in intercambios (language-exchanges) with American students. The Center also actively promotes regular interaction of Spanish and American students by organizing social events and cultural activities such as outings to the theater, festivals and carnivals, art exhibits, concerts of classical and contemporary music, video presentations, and joint fiestas.

All classes (avg. class size: 12 students) are taught in Spanish by native professors. Students are required to sign and adhere to a Spanish-only contract within the Center's facilities and classrooms, and can expect to leave the program with improved proficiency in Spanish. Available volunteer opportunities, service learning projects and internships for qualified students allow students to more fully integrate while giving back to your host community.

Degree Level

Undergraduate

Minimum Education

High School

Languages
  • Spanish

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

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Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

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

Credit Available

yes

This Program is open to

American, Canadian Participant.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Home-stays
  • Dormitory

Participants Travel to Spain

Independently or in Groups

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

1969

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