Year Abroad in Spain

Arabic baths in the palace in Sevilla

Locations/Programs

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.

Dates

  • Yearlong (early September - late May)

Academics

  • Seville Academics
    • 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 Academics
    • 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 Academics
    • 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

Additional Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years of college-level Spanish required
  • Barcelona & Alicante: minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Preference given to students with a 3.0 GPA in Spanish language
  • All participants are required to take or audit the appropriate level of Spanish in the semester directly preceding their study abroad in Spain.

Housing

  • Host family

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