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  • Locations: Seville, Spain
  • Program Terms: Summer
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  • Program Sponsor: Spanish Studies Abroad 
  • Restrictions: W&M applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Program Description:

The Center for Cross-Cultural Study

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Summer Program - Seville, Spain

CC-CS student celebrating FeriaGain hands-on professional experience in teaching through the Center for Cross-Cultural Study's (CC-CS) Practicum in Education in Seville, Spain. Seville, a beautiful and ancient city, is known for its winding Moorish streets, Renaissance gardens, grand architecture, and flamenco. 

During Summer Term 1, students enroll in a 4 credit course of their choice, including the options of enrolling in language courses, content courses taught in Spanish, and The Psychology of Learning a Second Language, which is taught in English and is recommended for participants in the Practicum.

During Summer Term 2, enrolled students work as Teacher's Assistants in the Center's Playschool Program for Spanish children and use the practical experience to study language-acquisition theory, teaching methodology, and cultural perspectives on the field of education.

Learn theDowntown Seville Language...

  • CC-CS-designed courses taught by native professors
  • Focus on language acquisition theory
  • 40 years of experience in teaching language and culture
  • Intercambios with native speakers

Travel the Land...

  • Seville by the Guadalquivir RiverAll-inclusive program-sponsored study trips
  • Visits to locations such as Córdoba, Ronda, La Rábida, and Columbian sites
  • Study visits within Seville to local historical sites and attractions
  • Optional excursions to various other sites in Spain, Morocco, and Portugal

LiveSeville Cathedral, framed by orange trees the Life...

  • Opportunity to gain professional experience in education
  • Daily interaction with Spanish children
  • On-site orientation and cultural guidance
  • Social activities and fiestas with local students
  • Organized cultural events
  • Homestays with local families

...with the Center for Cross-Cultural Study

Program Goals:
The goal of the Summer Program is to guide you to live as a member of sevillano culture, while gaining a profound understanding of your surroundings. Courses designed for your academic needs and access to language exchanges, cultural resources, workshops, and activities allow you to more fully integrate into life in Seville.

Program Inclusions:
Tuition waived during Summer Term 2. CC-CS program fees include tuition for Summer Term 1, room & board, meals, support of the onsite CC-CS staff, predeparture support, laundry, day and local study visits, cultural activities, orientation, health insurance, computer access, and a CC-CS transcript. Optional trips and activities are also available through the Center.


  • A minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Working knowledge of Spanish preferred
  • Experience working with children, especially through teaching
  • Skills in leadership, communication, organization and problem-solving

The Center for Cross-Cultural Study
446 Main Street
Amherst MA, 01002
tel: (413)256-0011

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Approximate Decision Date (Subject To Change) Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 04/01/2019 04/01/2019 TBA TBA
NOTE: The deadline listed is for REGISTRATION with the Reves Center! The application itself will be due to the third-party provider directly, based on THEIR deadlines (which may be before or after the April 1st deadline).