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Study Abroad in Granada, Spain

Four-week Programs in la Universidad de Granada, Spain

Intensive Spanish Language Program

The Intensive Spanish Language Courses are designed for those students who wish to begin or to improve their knowledge of Spanish.  These courses are designed to suit the needs of all students — for beginning, intermediate, and advanced level Spanish speakers.  (Students with intermediate and advanced level proficiency levels may also take Summer Option 1 courses.)  Students receive 5 semester academic credits or 8 quarter units for 80-90 contact hours during four weeks of classes.  Groups are composed of a minimum of five students and the average group size is twelve.  All levels will take language courses focusing on the skills of writing, reading, speaking, and listening (please contact our office for a complete course description) for four hours daily.  Students can also combine the four week study abroad Intensive Language course with a six week internship (please see Internships and Language Training).

Summer Option 1 – Spanish Language and Culture Program

This program is a joint course in language and culture for students with intermediate or advanced level Spanish language skills only (students with basic levels can take the Summer Option 2 course).  Students have the opportunity to develop and improve his/her linguistic skills while enjoying an introduction to the major topics of Spanish culture with classes in the History of Spain, Spanish Literature, History of Art, Islamic Culture amongst others.

This is an 80-90 hour course involving 4 hours of class a day. The student can choose either 2 hours of language combined with 2 specific subjects, or 4 specific subjects.   Students must take a level test beforehand to show that they have an Intermediate-A level of Spanish (or above).  These courses are offered at three levels: Intermediate, Advanced and Superior.  Students receive 5 to 6 semester academic credits or 8 to 9 quarter units for 80-90 contact hours during four weeks of classes.  Groups are composed of a minimum of five students and the average group size is twelve.  All levels will take language courses focusing on the skills of writing, reading, speaking, and listening (please contact our office for a complete course description). Students can also combine the four week study abroad Intensive Language course with a six week internship (please see Internships and Language Training).

Summer Option 2 – Spanish Language and Culture Program

This program carries the same decription as the Intensive Spanish Language Courses except that refer to courses taught in the summer sessions.