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  • Locations: Salamanca, Spain
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2017 10/03/2016
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01/07/2017 05/27/2017
Year 2017-2018 03/01/2017
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09/02/2017 05/26/2018
Fall 2017 03/24/2017
**
09/02/2017 12/16/2017
Spring 2018 10/02/2017 ** 01/06/2018 05/26/2018

** Some programs accept students on a rolling admission basis. Students may be notified prior to this date of acceptance into the program.

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Fact Sheet:
Language Prerequisite:
1 semester
Minimum GPA:
3.0
Language of Instruction:
English, Spanish
Program Type:
Hosted by Emory University
Features:
Emory Center, Excursions, Mini-Sessions, and Field Trips, Home-stay, Language Exchanges, Tutorial Program, Weekly Activities
Program Advisor:
Kim Mantia-Ochoa
Program Description:

Overview

 

Overview

  • Program is administered by Emory's Department of Spanish and Portuguese in partnership with the University of Salamanca
  • Founded in 1218, the Universidad de Salamanca is the oldest university in Spain and the third oldest in Europe
  • Can accommodate the needs of beginning, intermediate, and advanced Spanish language students
  • Students can experience Spanish language and culture through immersion in everyday Spanish life
  • Program site visits and excursions include Seville, Córdoba, Granada, Segovia, and Galicia; view all the special program features here
  • Hear from our onsite Director, Carmen 'Maica' Torres on why you should attend the program!

Location

 

Location

  • Salamanca is as charming as it is historic. The winding streets, the inviting architecture, and the warm people welcome newcomers to this enchanting city
  • Considered a university town, there is no shortage of cafes, terraces, nightlife and art-filled streets
  • UNESCO declared the city center a World Heritage Site and Salamanca was a European Capital of Culture in 2002
  • Known as La Ciudad Dorada (golden city) because many of the buildings in the Old City are made out of sandstone
  • An ideal study abroad location because of the outstanding academic opportunities, assorted cultural activities and proximity to Madrid and Portugal
  • Population: 156,000

Dates

 

Dates

Early September - mid December
Early January - late April (for Option A- intermediate level students)
Early January - mid May (for Option B- intermediate level students)
Early January - late May (for Option C- advanced level students)
 

Eligibility

 

Eligibility

  • Students must meet the regular Emory College Study Abroad eligibility requirements in addition to the following program-specific requirements:
    • REQUIRED minimum language requirement of one year of high school Spanish or one semester of college Spanish
    • Visiting students from other institutions are welcome to apply
 
 

Academics

 

Academics

  • Select from a variety of courses taught in Spanish and English (Anthropology, Economics, Political Science and Psychology)
  • Spain Course Descriptions (Fall)
    • Health Care Sciences Track (offered fall only): SPAN 217: Medical Spanish, BIOL 485/SOC 389: Spanish Comparative Healthcare Seminar, SPAN 410: Health Communication
  • Spain Course Descriptions (Spring)
    • Students select from one of three options, and the dates of the program vary depending on the courses they enroll in.
      • OPTION A (early January-April): For students enrolling in courses at CI-USAL or Emory Center courses including Spanish courses and/or Anthropology, Psychology courses
      • OPTION B (early January-mid May): For students enrolling in any combination of courses that includes CI-USAL Political Science/Economics/Philosophy courses
      • OPTION C (early January- late May): Advanced-level students enrolling in PCI (400-level seminars) courses
 

Housing

 

Housing

  • Students will stay in homes of Spanish families within walking distance of the school and the city center
  • Homestays are the norm for Spain provide an amazing opportunity to experience Spanish culture firsthand
  • Students will have a single room and meals will be provided by the host families
  • Emory requires all students to live with a host family during the first month and highly encourages all students to stay with the host family for the duration of the program
    • With prior approval from the on-site director, after the first month students may opt to secure housing independently. Certain restrictions apply.
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Cost and Funding

 

Cost and Funding

Program Resources

 

Program Resources


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