SUMMER SPANISH STUDIES IN SALAMANCA
ABOUT THIS PROGRAM
This program is put together by Travel and Education in cooperation with NAU faculty member Edward Hood, Roberto Serpas and Sofia Wolhein.
Salamanca is considered one of the most spectacular Renaissance cities in Europe. Walking through the streets of this city will give the impression of strolling through time in a living museum of unimaginable historical wealth. Salamanca offers the conveniences of a larger city with the intimacy and quaintness associated with small European towns. Students will spend about four weeks immersed in this beautiful city, exploring its history and culture, and studying Spanish.
- You must have a 2.5 GPA
- Must be enrolled in at least SPA201
- You must be 18 years of age
Students earn six (6) to nine (9) transfer credits and one (1) direct NAU credit on this program of 300 and 400 level Spanish which can apply towards major/minor requirements. Salamanca smr 2018 tracks.xlsx shows available courses during the program, and their potential NAU equivalents. You will need to meet with Edward Hood or Roberta Serpas in Global Languages & Culture to determine the track of courses you should take in Salamanca before departure.
Four-Week Program: June 1-29, 2019
Six-Week Program: June 1-July 13, 2019
Students can choose to live in a residence hall or with a host family.
To view the costs for this program, click the "costs" link at the top of this page. This will direct you to a line-item breakdown of how much the program costs and what is included in those costs.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply to this program, all you need to do is hit the "Apply Now" button found at the top of this page. Once you start an application, you will be charged a non-refundable application fee of $100, so be sure at the time of application that you intend to go! Once applied, you will have your own personal study abroad page, with a checklist of items needed in order to complete your application.
If you are curious about this program, but not ready to commit, you can hit "Talk to an Advisor" and you will be put in contact with to the study abroad advisor for this program, to whom you can ask any questions you may have.
Major: Elem Edu, Spanish
Term: Summer 2017
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"We talked about how different our lives in Flagstaff were going to be when we got back. We both had really busy Senior years to go back to, and spending a month in the relaxing atmosphere of Spain was a welcome change"
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"Camera flashes, laughter, and some joyful tears were going about the room as everyone said their goodbyes to each other. Tomorrow will be the day that all of us get on a bus similar to the one that brought us there and return to Madrid airport where we will all go back to our lives."
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"What I loved most about being able to go to Salamanca was experiencing a culture different from my own! There are so many differences to experience - it was amazing. And I still miss being able to go to a cafe to get churros con chocolate!! I think you should go because (1) it really helped me to complete my Spanish minor and improved my Spanish overall (2) studying abroad looks good on an application to graduate school or a résumé for a job
3) Basically, it's just a great experience: I met so many people from other countries and I got to visit several other cities in Spain"
~ Julia Caroline Miller
"I loved the entire experience. I enjoyed seeing a foreign country. The historical buildings, and famous places, etc. The scenery was beautiful. Also, enjoyed learning about the culture of Spain. People should go to experience something new. It was a lot of fun for me and I was nervous about going in the first place but I don't regret going at all. It was a once in a lifetime experience and it went by so fast, but it was so much fun. It would have been fun to stay longer though."
~ Alyssa Morlan
"Simply sitting and enjoying life, friends, and authentic chocolate ice cream in small cafes in the Plaza Mayor. Learning about the culture and language of Spain by living with a homestay family, studying under knowledgeable professors during the weekdays, and taking trips to nearby towns and cities every weekend. Getting to meet new friends from all over the world."
~ Leilana Terrell