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Alicante, Spain

Bienvenidos a Alicante...

Spanish Studies Abroad offers an exceptional opportunity for cross-cultural study in Alicante, Spain at the Universidad de Alicante. Spanish Studies facilitates a true cross-cultural exchange by inviting students to expand their world-view through intense immersion of the culture. With a strong dedication to academic integrity and an emphasis on the personal growth of the student, they have developed a reputation for the superior quality and value of its programs. Some features of the program include:

  • U.S. compatible curriculum
  • Native Spanish professors
  • All classes taught in Spanish
  • Average class size of 10-12 students
  • On-site Resident Director & staff
  • Internships
  • All-inclusive day & overnight study trips
  • Weekends for independent travel
  • Intercambios with native speakers

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Universidad de Alicante (UA) is located twenty minutes outside of the city's center. UA was founded in 1979 to carry on the traditions of the University of Orihuela (1545-1834). As the fastest growing university in Spain with an enrollment of 33,000, UA is dedicated to its mission to cultivate students' academic and professional skills, while developing critical thinking and social sensitivity.

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Spanish Studies Abroad offers an exceptional opportunity for cross-cultural study at a Spanish university, Universidad de Alicante.
Students participating in this program live in a Spanish home. The homestay includes full room and board.
Contact the Director of Study Abroad to discuss program fees and financial aid.
Program Dates/Application Deadlines
Admission decisions are made on a rolling basis. Spanish Studies recommends that you apply as early as possible to allow more time for pre-departure arrangements, such as applying for a student visa.
Application Procedures
To be eligible, you must have a 3.0 GPA in Spanish Coursework.
Next Steps
After acceptance, complete the following required items.
Culture/City Information
If you are looking to study abroad in Spain, you will find that the city Alicante provides a friendly and welcoming atmosphere with many opportunities to meet Spanish students and enjoy the local culture. Spanish Studies Abroad students study onsite at Universidad de Alicante, which allows students at any Spanish language level the opportunity to become integrated into Spanish student life.