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Housing Options: Homestay Language of Instruction: Spanish
Program Description:

SSA Student Photo: Alicante
May Term - Alicante, Spain

Alicante

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 region's rich history of sea merchants and conquerors.

May Term

The Spanish Studies Abroad May Term in Alicante is specially designed for students entering absolute beginner to high-advanced Spanish levels who want a rich immersion experience on a Spanish campus. This intensive language program is enhanced by homestays, excursions, cultural activities, and optional complementary survey courses, all of which help to bring context to the language and enhance immersion.

Learn the Language...

  • Guided direct enrollment in courses specifically-designed for international students learning Spanish
  • Spanish-Only Policy
  • Classes taught by Spanish professors
  • Intercambios with native speakers

Travel the Land...

  • All-inclusive program-sponsored excursions
  • Visits to locations such as Valencia, los castillos árabes of Alicante, Cathedral of San Nicolás, local museums and cultural sites, and more!
  • Optional excursions to various other sites in Spain

Live the Life...

  • Organized cultural activities with Spanish and international students
  • Citywide festivals, such as Moros y Cristianos, Hogueras de San Juan, and Carnaval
  • Access to campus resources
  • Homestays with local families

...with Spanish Studies Abroad

Program Goals:
The goal of the Spanish Studies Abroad May Term is to guide you to live as a member of your host community, while gaining a profound understanding of your surroundings. Courses designed for international students learning Spanish and access to cultural resources, workshops, and activities allow you to more fully integrate into campus life at Universidad de Alicante (UA).

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.

Program Inclusions:
Spanish Studies Abroad program fees include tuition, room & board, meals, support of the onsite Resident Director, pre-departure support, laundry, day-trip and local study visits, cultural activities, orientation, health insurance, computer access, and a Spanish Studies transcript. Optional trips and activities are also available through the university.

Prerequisite:  
Minumum 3.0 overall GPA. Enrollment in individual courses depends upon your placement score on UA's Online Examination.

Start your online application today

Contact:                                                                                                     
Spanish Studies Abroad
446 Main Street
Amherst MA, 01002
tel: (413)256-0011
email: info@spanishstudies.org  
www.spanishstudies.org

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 04/15/2020 04/15/2020 05/01/2020 05/31/2020