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Program Details

Highlights

  • Classes taught in Spanish
  • Housing: local host families and residencias
  • Volunteer teaching opportunities (no credit)
  • International excursion

Requirements

  • Minimum 2.75 G.P.A.
  • Open to advanced and superior level Spanish speakers only
  • Completed API application
  • One letter of recommendation
  • One official transcript
  • University Contact Information Form
  • Entry Requirements: valid passport with student visa(for programs over 90 days)

Dates & Fees

FALL SEMESTER 2014-2015
Sep 18, 2014 - Dec 13, 2014
$9,980
ACADEMIC YEAR EARLY START 2014-2015
Aug 28, 2014 - May 9, 2015
$21,380
FALL SEMESTER EARLY START 2014-2015
Aug 28, 2014 - Dec 13, 2014
$11,250
ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-2015
Sep 18, 2014 - May 9, 2015
$19,880
SPRING SEMESTER 2014-2015
Jan 3, 2015 - May 9, 2015
$11,250

Deadlines

FALL SEMESTER 2014-2015
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Jun 10, 2014
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Jul 1, 2014
ACADEMIC YEAR EARLY START 2014-2015
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Jun 10, 2014
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Jul 1, 2014
FALL SEMESTER EARLY START 2014-2015
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Jun 10, 2014
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Jul 1, 2014
ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-2015
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Jun 10, 2014
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Jul 1, 2014
SPRING SEMESTER 2014-2015
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Oct 15, 2014
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Nov 1, 2014

Academic Information

TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS

180-285 contact hours
12-19 total semester credits

This program is geared toward advanced level Spanish speakers who want to study abroad in Salamanca. It provides advanced grammar and language instruction, while allowing students to choose from several cultural electives. Students must have taken four to five semesters of college-level Spanish or the equivalent for admission.

Students take 4-5 courses per semester, and each course is equivalent to three semester credits. Students in this program are encouraged to study for the full academic year. Students who complete the Academic Year program receive the Diploma de Estudios Hispánicos.

ADDITIONAL CREDIT OPTIONS

Students who want to refresh their Spanish skills before starting their classes can participate in the Fall and Academic Year Early Start programs, which include an intensive 3 weeks of study in September for an additional 60 contact hours of Spanish language instruction and elective coursework.

TRANSCRIPTS

API students will receive a transcript from the University of Salamanca upon completion of their program.

What’s Included

PRE-DEPARTURE SERVICES
  • Advising
  • @api Online System
  • Orientation Materials and Resources
  • Mobile Phone
  • Peer Mentors
  • Social Networking
  • Scholarships
ON-SITE SERVICES
  • Airport Reception
  • API Centers, Resident Directors
  • On-Site Orientation
  • Housing (including meals and laundry with host families)
  • Tuition
  • Tutoring
  • Language & Culture Tools
  • Medical & Life Insurance
  • Excursions (overnight, day, international)
  • Social & Cultural Activities
  • Welcome and Farewell Group Meals
  • Volunteer Opportunities
RE-ENTRY SERVICES
  • Re-Entry Materials & Support
  • Post-Program Evaluation
  • Transcript
  • Alumni Network & Professional Development Opportunities

Program Manager

Holly Prendergast is the Salamanca Program Manager and will work with you through your departure to Spain.

HollyHowson

Resident Directors

Inma Borrego and Maria Fernández are the are the Salamanca Resident Directors who will work with you during your stay in Spain.

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