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Year Abroad in Spain

In Town Dinner with host families feature local cuisine and some more traditional meals Sunrise in Morocco Arabic baths in the palace in Sevilla Tulip Gardens, The Netherlands Me at the Plaza de Espana


Linfield partners with Spanish Studies Abroad to offer the following 3 locations in Spain:

  • Seville
    • Located in Southern Spain and a population of 700,000.
    • Seville is known for their pride in their city and is well known in the film industry. 
  • Alicante
    • Located on the Southeastern coast of Spain along the Mediterranean Sea. 
    • Home to many historic castles and cathedrals
    • More integrated into the Spanish university than other 2 locations
  • Barcelona
    • Located on the Northeastern coast of Spain along the Mediterranean Sea.


  • Yearlong: early September - late May


  • Seville
    • 1st semester - take classes at program site
    • 2nd semester - students have the option of taking two classes at the University of Seville along with classes at the program site
  • Alicante
    • Pre-program course - students take part in a 3 week intensive Spanish language course
    • 1st & 2nd semester - students take all of their courses in Spanish with other Spanish students
  • Barcelona
    • Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona is one of the most rigorous universities in Spain
    • It is recommended students complete their first semester in Seville or Alicante and then attend Barcelona for their spring semester

Language Prerequisites

  • All participants are required to take or audit the appropriate level of Spanish in the semester directly preceding their study abroad in Spain.

Selection Criterium

  • Minimum of 2 years of college-level Spanish (elem and intermediate) required
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
    • Barcelona & Alicante require 3.0
  • Preference given to students with a 3.0 GPA in Spanish language


  • Host family

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