Universidad de Alcala
About the Program
Alcalá de Henares offers participants a relaxed, college town atmosphere conveniently located near the city of Madrid. Famed for its history, Alcalá is the birthplace of author Miguel de Cervantes and its city center has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is home to the University of Alcalá de Henares where students will have to opportunity to take Spanish language and culture courses that fulfill major and/or Diversified Education Curriculum requirements.
Course of Study
All participants will take a total of 6 credits (2 courses). Course transfer information for SBU students majoring/minoring in Spanish available upon request.
|Location||Alcala de Henares, Spain|
|Language of Instruction||Spanish, English|
|Language Proficiency||Language proficiency is NOT required, but some background in Spanish is recommended.|
|Program Type||International Summer School: Students select courses offered by partner institution|
|Program Dates||Session 1: May 27 - June 26; Session 2: June 28 - July 29|
|Living Arrangements||Home stays with Spanish families in Alcalá de Henares.|
|GPA||All undergraduate and graduate students in good academic standing (2.0 GPA or higher) may apply.|
|Other Requirements||See Language Proficiency|
|Application Deadline||March 1, 2015|
$257 per credit for NY residents;
$816 per credit for non-residents
$3,450 (includes housing, three meals per day, local excursions, and international health insurance)
|International Health Insurance||
Included in the Program Fee
$1,000 (approximately; estimated personal expenses, books, passport, etc.)
Estimated Airfare: $1,500. All student participants will travel together to the study abroad site. Students who do not abide by this policy may be dismissed from the program.
Costs are estimates for planning purposes of the student and are subject to change at any point.
- Experience international summer school at one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious universities
- Immersion in Spanish culture through home stays with families
- Group excursions to neighboring cities
- Visits to local museums and historical sites
Credits earned on this program do not calculate toward a student's GPA at Stony Brook University. Non-SBU students are advised to check their home university policy on grade and credit transfer.
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