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  • Locations: Avila, Spain; La Alberca, Spain; Madrid, Spain; Salamanca, Spain; Segovia, Spain
  • Program Terms: Summer
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  • Eligibility: Please see below for requirements.
  • Budget Sheets:: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission 06/23/2018 07/15/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Program Description:
USFSP in Salamanca, Spain

June 23 - July 15, 2018

 

Program Description


Overview

Plaza Mayor Three Quarter View


Enhance your knowledge of the Spanish language firsthand through immersion in Spanish culture! Take intensive language courses with established institute Estudio Sampere while overseas with USFSP faculty! And all while earning direct USFSP credit and making progress toward meeting foreign language and summer enrollment graduation requirements.

The program features Spanish language classes from beginning through intermediate levels taught by Estudio Sampere faculty in small class sizes. Pre-departure and in-country orientations will prepare students to gain the most from the experience. Full day weekend organized cultural excursions to the nearby Segovia, Avila, and Alberca are included. The first day and night of the program will be spent in Madrid.
 


Location

Location Map

Salamanca is a city with ancient roots and the capital of the Province of Salamanca in the community of Castile and León. Salamanca is Spain's most prestigious university town and home to its oldest university, the University of Salamanca founded in 1134, where thousands of young Spaniards study throughout the year.

Salamanca life centers around the Plaza Mayor, a beautiful and historic public square originally used for bullfighting that today is surrounded bars, restaurants, and shops. Salamanca is a small city with everything within walking distance--beautiful cathedrals, ancient streets, modern bars, authentic tapas restaurants, and more! The climate is mild and students can expect to enjoy a sunny, warm, and dry summer.







 


Host Institution

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Estudio Sampere is an independent Spanish language institute with locations in Salamanca (Spain), Alicante (Spain), Cuenca (Ecuador), and La Habana (Cuba). Founded in 1956, Estudio Sampere is a NAFSA: Association of International Educators affiliate and accredited by the Cervantes Institute, a government agency in Spain that is the world's largest organization responsible for promoting the study and teaching of Spanish language and culture. Estudio Sampere offers intensive Spanish language instructions during the summer, for which USFSP has partnered with. Estudio Sampere organizes all cultural activities and excursions for the program as well as vets local host families students board with for the duration of the program. Estudio Sampere in Salamanca is located in a pedestrian street just five minutes from the historic Plaza Mayor in the heart of the city. 




 


Who Can Participate

The program is open to students of all majors at USFSP. Students of all majors within the USF system may also apply. Prior Spanish language experience, although recommended, is not required for participation in the program.