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  • Locations: Madrid, Spain
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: U of A applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year U of A Application Deadline U of A Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 05/30/2018 07/28/2018
NOTE: EARLY APPLICATION IS STRONGLY ADVISED. Students may choose to attend June Session I (aprx June 1-29), July Session II (aprx July 2-27), or both sessions (aprx June 1-July 27). We retain the right to close applications before the published deadline above if all spots are filled. Program start and end dates above are subject to slight change.

** If you are applying for an external program, please note the U of A application deadline listed may be different than the external program provider's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Advisor: Sarah Malloy Housing Options: Homestay
Minimum GPA:
2.5 Program Type: U of A Faculty-Led
Language of Instruction: Spanish Language Prerequisite: 4 or more semesters
Language Courses Offered: Yes Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Open to non-U of A students?: No Credit Hours Available: 12 Credit Hours, 6 Credit Hours
Area of Study: Spanish Program Duration: 4 weeks, 8 weeks
Open to Graduate Students?: No
Program Description:

SPAN Madrid Group Pic
HOW TO APPLY
PROGRAM OVERVIEW
ELIGIBILITY
ACADEMICS & COURSES
ACCOMMODATIONS & EXCURSIONS
ESTIMATED COSTS
SCHOLARSHIPS & FINANCIAL AID
CONTACT US
WHAT FORMER STUDENTS HAVE SAID












 

HOW TO APPLY

Applications will open in early-September 2016 for the Summer 2017 term.

Once applications open, click the "Apply Now" button at the top of the page to begin. . When your application is completed, your application will be reviewed and a decision will be made. You will be notified of the decision through the HogsAbroad portal.

If you don't yet have your passport, don't worry! You do not need a physical copy of your passport in order to apply for the program. However, if you don't already have a passport, please be proactive and begin your passport application today.

 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

SPAN Madrid Solo Application Deadline: 

 February 1, 2017

 *Program may fill before regular deadline; therefore, early  application is advised
 **Post-priority applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis until  the regular deadline


Antonio de Nebrija University offers a wide range of Spanish courses throughout the year. The Spanish courses are intended for those who would like to learn or improve their Spanish in an international university environment but with a high standard throughout all programs. There are 6 different levels from beginners to the most advanced level and the teaching method is based on an interactive, communicative, and personalized learning approach.
 
Each program includes six cultural activities (visits to museums and other sites of interest). The programs also offer extra-curricular activities (excursions, movies, theater, flamenco, concerts, football, tapas, paella, etc.) that are not included in the program fees, but have very affordable prices.
 
Antonio de Nebrija University is a private and independent university, officially recognized by the Spanish government, with a variety of international programs. Antonio de Nebrija has two campuses: one in the city (Campus de la Dehesa de la Villa), and the other on the outskirts of Madrid (Campus de la Berzosa). The courses in Spanish are given mainly in the Campus de la Dehesa de la Villa, located about 15 minutes from the center of Madrid in the university area of the city with easy access by public transportation (metro and bus).
 

ELIGIBILITY

Students must:

Successfully complete SPAN 2013 before departure (exceptions may be made with the recommendation of faculty leader)

Undergraduates should have completed at least 24 credit hours* with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better at the time of application.
 
*Students who have completed less than 24 credit hours may be admissible upon recommendation of faculty leader with support of the dean of the sponsoring college.
 

ACADEMICS & COURSES

Session I:        Late May to late June  (6 credit hours)
Session II:       Late June to late July  (6 credit hours)
Session I & II:  Late May to late July  (12 credit hours)

Transcript Issued By:  Antonio de Nebrija University

Credit Hours: Six (6) credit hours transferred to the U of A from Nebrija per session
 
Courses:  Spanish language courses at all levels, intermediate and above, are available. Students will enroll in courses taught specifically for international students. 

Learning Outcomes: 

Students will earn credit toward their Minor or Major in Spanish for successfully completed courses. 

Learning about the culture goes together with the language. Participants are able to have a total immersion in the Spanish life, the arts and the history.
 
Guided cultural activities in Madrid organized by Nebrija also contribute to understanding in more depth some of the cultural aspects of the program.
 

ACCOMMODATIONS

An essential part of the student experience is the homestay. Participants live with families in Madrid. Many host families want to be involved in the lives of their foreign students. They want to help you learn and feel like part of their family. Some host families live within walking distance of the University, although some students will stay further away from campus and need to ride the local bus to and from campus. Living with a family allows for a complete immersion in the culture and a rich Spanish experience.

EXCURSIONS

One excursion on the first weekend is organized by Nebrija to visit an important site close to Madrid like Segovia, Toledo, Salamanca or other. Students are free to explore Madrid and surrounding areas in their off time as well as participate in optional trips set up by the University. Students are free to travel on their own on the other weekends and visit some of the main cities they choose. Barcelona, Valencia and Granada have been very popular picks in the past years. The program also offers extra-curricular activities (excursions, movies, theater, flamenco, concerts, football, tapas, paella, etc.) that are not included in the program fees, but have very affordable prices.
 

SCHOLARSHIPS & FINANCIAL AID

Financial aid and scholarships are available to U of A students.

In many cases, you can also use your current scholarships and financial aid to help finance your program. If you receive scholarships, grants, or loans as a U of A student, please contact your Financial Aid Advisor in Silas Hunt Hall (479-575-3806) to see how much of your current aid package you’ll be able to utilize towards this summer study abroad program or to apply for loans. Participants on this program may also be eligible to apply for these institutional and national scholarships below. Criteria for scholarships vary, and students should read eligibility requirements carefully. 
 
U of A students should check out other funding opportunities on our website.
This list is not comprehensive nor will all students be eligible for the listed scholarships.
 

CONTACT US

For assistance with the application process, costs, travel arrangements, etc., contact the Office of Study Abroad.

 
For additional information about courses or program content, contact faculty leader:

M. Reina Ruiz
KIMP 507
479-575-2951
rruiz@uark.edu

 

WHAT FORMER STUDENTS HAVE SAID

SPAN Madrid Small Group "Studying abroad has opened my eyes to all the different things the world offers. It has kindled my desire to study abroad more."

 Check out our quick info sheet to see what former  students have said about their cultural experiences, out  of pocket expenses and    budgeting, packing, and  technology abroad! 
 Spanish in Madrid_info sheet.pdf