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  • Locations: Alicante, Spain
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year U of A Application Deadline U of A Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 02/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** 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:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Advisor: Bumpers College: Veronica Mobley, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Veronica Mobley, College of Engineering: Brian Poepsel, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Sarah Malloy Program Type: External
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5 Credit Hours Available: Between 1-6 Credit Hours, Between 6-12 Credit Hours
Area of Study: Art, Business (Economics), Communication, English, Food, Human Nutrition & Hsptly, Humanities, Spanish Program Duration: 4-8 Weeks
Credit Type: Transfer Credit Language Courses Offered: Yes
Language of Instruction: English, Spanish Open to non-U of A students?: No
Open to Graduate Students?: No Housing Options: Dorm, Homestay
Program Description:

Summer Language + Culture

ALICANTE, SPAIN

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Program Overview

Coastal Alicante has a relaxed feel and a rich culture sure to inspire you to learn all that you can about Spanish heritage. This summer, explore the Mediterranean region for four or eight weeks, and choose courses in cinema and Spanish culture - all taught in English.

Unique Experiences

LIVE WITH A SPANISH FAMILY

and drink in the language as you live like a resident of this festive city.

FAST-FORWARD YOUR SPANISH LANGUAGE SKILLS

or get a deep look into cinema or Spanish culture.

BROADEN YOUR PERSPECTIVE OF SPAIN

with an overnight excursion and day trips full of remarkable sites.

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Excursions & Activities

  • Tours and activities include visits to emblematic sites like like Santa Bárbara Castle, the Archaeological Museum of Alicante, and the Old Quarter.
  • See more of Spain for a broader cultural picture with one overnight trip per session:
    • Valencia, north of Alicante on the Mediterranean coast to explore the historic city center and cathedral.
    • ?Granada, explore monuments like the Arabic palace Alhambra, cathedral, and Royal Chapel.

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Meals
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Orientation – an introduction to Spanish culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Overnight excursions
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

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