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Universidad de Leon

  • Details and Cost

    About the Program

    This program is designed for independent students with a strong background in Spanish who wish to bolster their Spanish ability. Leon offers special courses for international students, focusing on culture, grammar, and literature. Students who are fluent may choose to enroll directly in host university courses. Fields of study include anthropology, archeology, business, earth sciences, ecology, economics, history, humanities, language study, linguistics, literature, natural and physical sciences, philosophy, religion, and social sciences. The University of Leon is located in Leon, Spain and is one of the more prominent institutions of Europe. Leon is located in a unique region of Spain where the dialect (Leonese) is so different than Spanish, it is now considered an official language of the region.

    Location Leon, Spain
    Program Type Partner University Program
    Program Term Fall, Spring, Academic Year
    Language of Instruction Spanish
    Budget Available upon request
    Living Arrangements Independent Arrangement
    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 3.0
    Other Requirements

    Students must be matriculated in an undergraduate degree program.

    See Language Requirement

    Application Deadline

    Fall/Academic Year Admission: February 15

    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.
  • Academic Information

    Course Information

    Academic Policies

    • Students must maintain full-time status while abroad
    • This is a partner university program. Applications must be submitted to Stony Brook University first. Information regarding the next steps in the process will be distributed to students who have received formal nominations by their International Programs Coordinator.
    • 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.
    • All participants following the Stony Brook Curriculum (SBC) will receive GLO and EXP+ in addition to requirements fulfilled by their coursework.

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