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University of Navarra: TECNUN
San Sebastian, Spain (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Year (Fall - Spring)
Eligibility: Please see below for requirements.
Budget Sheets: Fall
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2016 09/15/2015 10/09/2015 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction:
English, Spanish
Language Requirements:
Program Type:
USF Exchange
Eligibility Requirements:
College of Engineering Student, Degree Seeking
Level of Study:
Graduate, Undergraduate
Open to:
USF Students Only
Credit Offered:
USF Credit
Program Advisor:
Rene Sanchez
Minimum GPA:
Sponsoring College:
Program Primary Subject:
Program Description:
University of Navarra: TECNUN
15 Weeks: Fall: Sep - Dec / Spring: Jan - June

Program Overview

Immerse yourself in Spanish language and culture whilst studying abroad in San Sebastian! Semester exchange programs allow students the opportunity earn USF college credit from a diverse set of subject abroad, while still paying an equivalent to USF cost. Students are enrolled abroad and take classes, live, and socialize with local Spanish and other international students, gaining a truly enriching experience and in-depth cultural immersion for one to two semesters.

Exchange programs are the most competitive and students are encouraged to begin the application process early to better focus on their personal statement and gather the needed recommendations.


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San Sebastian, Spain


Brace yourself for San Sebastian, the one place on earth that offers you literally everything your heart desires, all year round, non-stop and round-the-clock! The wide variety of what this place can offer includes beautiful scenery, sun-kissed beaches, enthusiastic and lively people, a diversity of entertainments, rich cultural activities, internationally renowned cuisine, major music and film festivals, heart-stopping ski races, interesting folklore, outstanding customs and traditions, adventurer-filled mountains with skiing in the Pyrenees just two hours away, and countless other well-prepared and most-awaited festivities like the "Semana Grande," Carnival, the "Caldereros" or Tinkers' Festival, San Sebastian Day and so on The list is absolutely endless!


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Host Institution

TECNUN is the University of Navarra's School of Engineering. It seeks to combine professional, scientific, and educational lives of all future engineering into a single dynamic program. While initially specializing in metallurgy, it has since branched into all areas of Industrial Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Electrical, Electronic and Control Engineering, Industrial Management Engineering and Materials Engineering.

TECNUN Program:

Videos about TECNUN:


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Academic Program and Course Information

The program is focused specifically for engineers. It is vital that the course of study at TECNUN is planned with the help of your USF Engineering advisor.

You can have a look at the full class descriptions on their website:
  1. Go to the link above
  2. Click on the Engineering Program you’d like to review (called “Plan” on the attached spreadsheet
  3. Click on “Study Plan” on the upper left of the screen
  4. Select the subject you’d like to review. If a course is only partially taught in English it may not have an English syllabus.


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Program Costs

The exchange program cost is based upon in-state tuition rates for a full-time course load. Out-of-State and International students pay the same rate for the purposes of study abroad programs.

Not included in this cost:

  • Airfare
  • Housing abroad (arranged with and paid to host school)
  • Meals
  • Additional travel or medical insurance
  • Any transportation fees
  • Passport and Visa fees
  • Any additional or personal expenses

In addition, students are expected to pay Emergency medical insurance in the amount of $50/month. 


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Living Arrangements

TECNUN can help students find housing but cannot secure it. Students must contact the international office at TECNUN once accepted to make arrangements.


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Who Can Participate?

Students must be at least of sophomore standing when they attend, but may apply as freshman.

Graduating seniors may not participate in their last semester as program dates and processing time would delay their intended graduation.

Engineering Majors.

A 3.0 GPA minimum is considered competitive for consideration.


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Getting There

Students are asked to not purchase any tickets until they receive an acceptance letter from the host school overseas. This letter will have details on orientation dates and arrival airports.

Students are responsible for arranging their own flights and transportation to the host school.


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Medical Insurance and Travel Documentation

USF provides program participants with sickness/accident and emergency medical evacuation insurance valid for the dates of the program.  Those who will travel independently, either in advance of the program or after the program ends, must ensure that they have insurance coverage valid outside the U.S.  

Every program participant MUST have a passport, valid six months from the date of travel. Students are responsible for their own immigration documents.


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Contacts for More Information

Questions regarding study abroad, program enrollment, registration and payment of fees:

Rene Sanchez
Education Abroad Office, International Affairs (loc. CGS 101)
University of South Florida 4202 E. Fowler Ave., CGS 101
Tampa, Florida 33620-5550
Phone: (813) 974-4314 Fax: (813) 974-4613