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Universidad de Alcala

About the Program

The Universidad de Alcala' is renown in the Spanish-speaking world. Students have the opportunity to study in Institute de Franklin within the Universidad de Alcala' to learn Spanish language, culture, history and other classes in English. Students live with host families to truly experience the culture of Spain. Academic courses are taught by the excellent University faculty.

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Course Information

Location Alcala de Henares, Spain
Language of Instruction Spanish, English
Language Proficiency Basic knowledge of the language is strongly encouraged
Program Type Exchange: Students select courses offered by partner institution
Program Dates Fall, Spring, Academic Year
Living Arrangements Students are housed with host families


GPA 2.75
Other Requirements See Language Proficiency
Application Deadline March 1 for Fall/Academic Year Admission; October 1 for Spring Admission
Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.

Program Cost

Application Fee $60
Tuition Rate $3,085 per semester for NY residents; $9,795 per semester for non-residents
Program Fee $6,500 per semester
Administrative Fee $200 (non-refundable)
International Health Insurance $55 per month approximately
Other Fees

SUNY tuition covers up to 12 credits. Additional courses may be taken for an additional fee

Travel Costs

$1,500 (approximately; Students are responsible for their travel arrangements including airfare, visa costs)

Costs are estimates for planning purposes of the student and are subject to change at any point.

Housing arrangements are coordinated directly with the partner university. Cost will vary depending on accommodation types and personal preference.

Cost Comparison: The average cost for a full time Stony Brook Student including tuition, insurance, housing, and meal plan is approximately $10,445 in-state and $15,735 out-of-state.

Program Details

The following is included in the program fee:

  • Official Academic credits granted by the University of Alcalá
  • Student Fees
  • Official UAH student ID
  • Alcala supplemental insurance
  • Orientation program
  • Guided tour of Alcalá
  • Guided tour of Madrid
  • Transfers to and from the airport (check pick up schedule for details)
  • Full university services: computer room, library, sport complex and all services and opportunities offered for all UAH students.
  • IUIEN Resident Director
  • Tutor for Spanish
  • 24 hour emergency service
  • Housing with a Host Family
  • 2-3 meals a day
  • Laundry service once a week

More Information

Grades earned in an exchange program WILL NOT calculate towards the cumulative GPA for SBU students.

Non-SBU students must contact their home university regarding their grade and credit transfer policy.

Links and Resources

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Contact Information

Jeanine Guilbeault-Leite
Exchange Advisor
International Academic Programs
Stony Brook University
E1340 Melville Library
Stony Brook, N.Y. 11794-3397
Tel: (631) 632-7030
Fax: (631) 632-1396
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