Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Alicante, Spain
- Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Year (Fall - Spring)
- Homepage: Click to visit
- Program Sponsor: Spanish Studies Abroad
- Eligibility: Please see below for requirements.
International Business Program in English - Alicante, Spain
Alicante, the jewel of the Costa Blanca, is a charming harbor city that is both tranquil in its coastal climate and vibrant with modern Spanish life. The culture, architecture, language, and people have all been shaped by the region's rich history of sea merchants and conquerors.
International Business Program
The International Business Program in English is a great opportunity for professionally-oriented students to take business classes, taught in English, alongside Spanish and other international students, and to benefit from the cultural guidance, language tools, and academic quality that defines Spanish Studies Abroad programming. The program integrates thoughtful synthesis of homestays, study visits, language exchanges, volunteer, and other cultural opportunities into the curriculum, so that you may more fully integrate into the alicantino culture.
Learn the Language...
Travel the Land...
Live the Life...
...with the Spanish Studies Abroad
The goal of the International Business Program in English is to allow you to pursue your interests in business while guiding you to live as a member of your host community. You benefit from an initial intensive language & culture period that prepares you for the challenges of studying in a foreign university, followed by continued support through access to abundant cultural resources, workshops, and activities that allow you to more fully integrate into campus life at Universidad de Alicante. In Alicante, Spanish Studies Abroad also runs Spanish-language focused programs for intermediate to upper-advanced levels.
Through university coursework, homestays with native families, and multiple cross-cultural opportunities, students will find Spanish Studies Aborad in Alicante to be a highly immersive and integrated study abroad experience.
Program fees include tuition, room & board, meals, support of the onsite Spanish Studies Abroad Resident Director, pre-departure support, laundry, overnight and local study visits, cultural activities, orientation, health insurance, computer access, and a Spanish Studies Abroad transcript. Optional trips and activities are also available through the university.
Two years of high school spanish or two semesters of elementary college Spanish, or the equivalent. Minimum 3.0 GPA for Spanish coursework. Enrollment in individual language courses depends upon your placement score on UA's Online Examination and classroom performance during the add/drop period.