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  • Locations: Alicante, Spain
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Spanish Studies Abroad 
  • Restrictions: W&M applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Program Description:

SSAalicante

Summer 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.

 

Summer Term

Spanish Studies Abroad Summer Terms in Alicante are 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, study visits, 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 study trips
  • Visits to locations such as Granada, 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

 

Program Goals:

The goal of the Spanish Studies Abroad Summer 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 student 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:

  • Tuition
  • Room & board
  • Support of the onsite Resident Director
  • Pre-departure support
  • Laundry
  • Day-trips
  • Local study visits
  • Cultural activities
  • Orientation
  • Health insurance
  • Spanish Studies transcript
  • Optional trips and activities are also available through the university

Prerequisite: 

  • Minimum 3.0 overall GPA
  • Enrollment in individual courses depends upon your placement score on University of Alicante's Online Placement Examination


Start your online application today!

Contact:                                                                                                    
Spanish Studies Abroad
433 West Street
Suite 8
Amherst MA, 01002
tel: (413) 256-0011
email: info@spanishstudies.org  

www.spanishstudies.org



Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Approximate Decision Date (Subject To Change) Start Date End Date
Summer 2024 04/01/2024 ** Approximately 2 weeks after the deadline TBA TBA
NOTE: The deadline listed is for REGISTRATION of this program with William & Mary through the W&M Global Education Office here at studyabroad.wm.edu -- but you must apply directly to this program via their system according to THEIR deadlines, which may be earlier than W&M's registration deadline!

** Students will be notified of their status for this program and be able to complete post-decision materials following the term's application deadline.