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 general education requirements.
- 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
Check out pictures from previous years on our Facebook page.
Course of Study
*6 undergraduate credits required
All participants will take a total of 6 credits (2 courses).
Participants select either the June 2017 or July 2017 session. View the course information by clicking the appropriate term here.
Course transfer information for SBU students majoring/minoring in Spanish available upon request. All participants following the Stony Brook Curriculum (SBC) will fulfill GLO and EXP+ in addition to requirement(s) fulfilled by their coursework.
Alcala de Henares, Spain
|Language of Instruction||
Language proficiency is NOT required, but some background in Spanish is recommended.
International Summer School: Students select courses offered by partner institution
Session 1: May 29 - June 28; Session 2: June 28 - July 28
Home stays with Spanish families in Alcalá de Henares.
All undergraduate and graduate students in good academic standing (2.0 GPA or higher) may apply.
See Language Proficiency
March 1st, 2017
|Tuition Rate||$270 per credit for NY residents ; $988 per credit for non-residents|
$3,450 (includes housing, three meals per day, local excursions, and international health insurance)
|Administrative Fee||$200 (non-refundable)|
|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.
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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