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Universidad de Alcala

  • Details and Cost

    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.

    Location Alcala de Henares, Spain
    Program Type Partner University Program
    Program Term Fall, Spring, Academic Year
    Language of Instruction Spanish, English
    Budget View Budget
    Living Arrangements Host family accommodation
    Additional Information A Partner University program is a study abroad experience where students are nominated/accepted by Stony Brook University, and enroll at a partner institution. In most cases SBU faculty or staff are NOT traveling with participants.
    Program Housing Statement: Stony Brook University is required to comply with the housing policies of the host country, partner institution and/or hotel/hostel. These policies may include requirements such as sex-based housing placement.


    GPA 2.75
    Other Requirements

    Students must be matriculated in an undergraduate degree program.

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    Application Deadline

    Fall/Academic Year Admission: March 1 

    Spring Admission: October 15


    Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis, and are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
    Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.

    Student Feedback:

    I went from 30% Spanish on day one to about 90% on day three.  Gracias a la Universidad Stony Brook por la opportunidad! -  Allison, Spring 2016 Semester at University of Alcala

  • Academic Information

    Additional Information

    Grades earned in a Partner University 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.

    Student visa notification:

    • Students must make an appointment with the Spanish consulate as soon as they receive the email from their study abroad advisor specific program information  from their study abroad advisor.
    • If available, appointments should be made mid November for students participating in Spring . Student visa processing times vary and can take longer then 4 weeks.
    • Below is a link to the Spanish consulate in New York. Note: students must make appointments at the appropriate Spanish consulate based on their home residency.

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Academic Year Programs

Academic Year Programs