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  • Locations: Astorga, Spain; Cangas de Onis, Spain; Cantabria, Spain; Covadonga, Spain; Leon, Spain; Oviedo, Spain
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • Courses Offered
  • This program is currently not accepting applications. Click on the disk icon to save the program to your profile, join the interest list, and receive updates.
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Program Start Date Program End Date
Summer 2018 02/15/2018
02/20/2018 05/16/2018 06/23/2018
NOTE: Dates are subject to change. Students must arrive in the host city and check into the program housing on the program start date. The program officially ends on the end date, and students must check out of the housing facilities at that time. Participants are responsible for arranging travel to and from the program and should WAIT to purchase airfare until they have been officially instructed by the Faculty Director, Program Provider, and/or Host University.

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Fact Sheet:
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Program Type: Faculty-Led Minimum GPA: 2.5
Housing Type(s): Homestay Home Campus: Non-U of U, U of U: Utah Campus
Credit Type: Undergraduate U of U Language(s) of Instruction: Spanish
Minimum Language Prerequisite: Advanced English Language Fluency, Beginning Host Language Badge Opportunities: Career Development, Language Immersion
Eligibility: Course Prerequisite(s), Good Academic & Judicial Standing, Minimum Age: 18 Pre-departure Requirements: Learning Abroad 101, Pre-Departure Orientation, Participation Requirements for Learning Abroad, Post-Decision Health Assessment, Pre & Post Commitments
Program Description:

Intensive Spanish Language in Oviedo, Spain

DESCRIPTIONSU15 Spain Language

Known for its university atmosphere, Oviedo is also the commercial, cultural, and monarchical center of the region of Asturias. It was one of the few cities able to ward off Moorish attacks and became the capital of the Kingdom of Asturias in 810. The geography of Northern Spain varies, from the spectacular Picos de Europa, a hiker’s paradise of rugged and chaotic beauty, to the sought-after beaches of San Sebastian. Students will earn 6-8 Spanish credits from the University of Utah by taking courses from esteemed faculty at the University of Oviedo and working with the faculty director(s) on excursion-related projects. 

ACADEMICS

  • Available credit(s): 6-8 credits
  • Applicants are required to enroll in 2 of the the program courses
    • Please consult with your Faculty Director and Academic Advisor to determine course enrollment
  • Click on the Courses Offered link above for more information, including prerequisites

EXCURSIONS

  • Possible excursions may include:
    • Three Saturday excursions to sites of historical, cultural, and natural interest in the region
    • Weekly extra-curricular activities in Oviedo

LEARNING ABROAD BADGES

In addition to taking classes, students enrich their time abroad by participating in Learning Abroad Badge opportunities such as, Career Development, Language Immersion, Research Experience, and Community Engagement:
Badge Opportunities
The Learning Abroad Badges listed in the Fact Sheet above are included in this program. Some programs offer opportunities to earn additional Learning Abroad Badges through independent options.  Students interested in earning multiple Learning Abroad Badges can participate in the Global U Program and receive special recognition at graduation.

This program automatically earns the Career Development and Language Immersion Badges:
  • Career Development:
    • Students interact with local cultures formally and informally in a variety of settings.  Through this interaction, students gain valuable cultural insights and intercultural communication skills that can be effectively applied in a variety of business, educational, and governmental settings.  
    • This experience can be highlighted on resumes, graduate school applications, and during job interviews.
  • Language Immersion:
    • As part of the program, students concentrate on improving language skills and understanding the interaction between culture and language.  
    • Students will have the opportunity to practice using these skills in a variety of authentic and challenging settings.

FACULTY DIRECTORS

  • Tim Cannon, MA
    • Instructor (Lecturer) of World Languages & Cultures
    • College of Humanities
    • tim.cannon@utah.edu

ACCOMMODATIONS

  • See Housing Type(s) above
  • Participants are required to use the program housing facilities
  • Housing is included in the program cost

FINANCES

  • Click on the Budget Sheet link above for information about ESTIMATED costs
  • Participants should read the full Withdrawal Penalty Policy BEFORE applying
  • Scholarships are available for Degree-Seeking, University of Utah students
  • Financial Aid might apply, visit your Financial Aid Counselor for more information

LEARNING ABROAD HANDBOOK

The Learning Abroad Handbook outlines the University of Utah's eligibility requirements, financial policies, conduct standards, administrative procedures, academic expectations, as well as visa and passport guidelines for Learning Abroad Programs. ALL participants are subject to the rules and regulations in the Learning Abroad Handbook. It is every participant's responsibility to read the Learning Abroad Handbook and contact Learning Abroad with any questions.



This program is currently not accepting applications. Click on the disk icon to save the program to your profile, join the interest list, and receive updates.