Summer Session 1 2019
May 19th - June 22nd, 2019
Depart U.S. on May 19th, Arrive in Madrid May 20th
**This program is now full and not accepting any more applications for Summer 2019**
Are you a Liberal Arts major studying Spanish to satisfy your foreign language requirement? Join us in Spain this summer! Our program allows you to complete both SPAN 201 and 202 (6 credits) in five weeks. The trip begins with a cultural tour of Madrid, the capital of Spain, during which we will visit numerous sites, as we then head south to Granada, a vibrant city in the heart of Andalucía. In Granada, students will live with host families and take classes that cover the grammar, reading, listening, and conversation content of Spanish 201 and 202. Additional excursions to other locations throughout Andalucía will also be incorporated.
All students are required to take a total of 6 credit hours to participate on this program.
- SPAN 221: Field Studies Abroad I (3 cr)*
- SPAN 222: Field Studies Abroad II (3 cr)*
*Please note: SPAN 221
are equivalent to SPAN 201
Additionally, HISP 250
(Contemporary Spanish Culture, 1 cr.) will be offered during Spring 2018 to help students prepare.
- Open to ALL majors with a minimum GPA of 2.5; or approval from faculty leader
- Must have completed SPAN 102 with a "B" or higher
- Must be in good standing
- Must attend ALL program-related orientations
- Excursions to Sevilla, Cordoba, Toledo, and Madrid, among others!
- True immersion experience through homestays
- Opportunities for independent travel on the weekends
- Homestay while in Granada
- Hotels during overnight excursions
- Breakfast, lunch, and dinner with host families
- Some group meals while on excursions (subject to change)
- Airport pick-up and drop-off in Madrid
|Program Fee - billed to University Account by Study Abroad Programs Office
|Lodging with Host Families and most meals; Excursions, tours, and visits; In-country transportation
|Study Abroad Administrative Fee
|Miscellaneous program expenses
|International Health Insurance
|Estimated Additional Expenses - not included in Program Fee
|Tuition and fees (estimate based on in-state resident for 6 credit hours)
||$1,400 - $1,900
|Passport (if needed*)
|Meals not included in Program Fee (varies)
|Textbooks and Supplies
|Total Estimated Cost
*Tuition & Fee rates vary depending on course load and residency status.
Students should meet with their academic advisors to ensure they meet eligibility requirements and that the courses are degree applicable.
Funding is available in many forms. For complete information on funding opportunities, please visit the Study Abroad Programs Office website (http://studyabroad.tamu.edu/funding
) or visit our office in Pavilion 112 for walk-in advising.
College Station Students Only
: The Scholarships and Financial Aid office offers various scholarship programs. These scholarships are based on merit and/or financial need. For more information and to access the application, visit https://sfaid.tamu.edu/uwideapp/#Program13
. The application deadline for Summer semesters is February 1st.
Please note that confirming your participation on a program is necessary before
scholarship awardee announcements are made.
Federal and state financial aid and some scholarships may often be used toward the cost of TAMU study abroad programs. Students can contact the program's respective study abroad advisor (listed above) to obtain a copy of the program-specific Financial Aid Request Form. Students should schedule a meeting with a financial aid advisor to discuss their award package and disbursement of financial aid as it relates to the courses and the Program Fee due dates. Link to the Scholarship & Financial Aid Office: http://financialaid.tamu.edu/
Please plan accordingly, as the Program Fee will be due in full *typically no later than two months prior to departure (i.e., in the term prior to departure). The Program Fee is billed by the Study Abroad Programs Office in 3 payments:
- $400 non-refundable Confirmation Payment (Study Abroad Administrative Fee)
- $1,000 Program Deposit
- Remaining Program Balance
Keep in mind that some additional expenses that are not part of the Program Fee (see above) will be incurred prior to program departure (e.g., international airfare and passport).
*Subject to change.
The Study Abroad Programs Office will notify you prior to posting these payments.