This program information is tentative, pending final approvals from the Council of Trustees.
What better way to learn the Spanish language than to immerse yourself in the culture of Spain?
Dates: May 26 - June 27, 2014
Location: This a five-week program located at the University of Valladolid in Spain. The University is located in the city of Valladolid, which is the capital of Castilla y León and near the River Pisuerga.
Application: Students from all departments are encouraged to apply! Students must have completed Spanish 011 and Spanish 012. Applications for this program are available from the Department of Modern Language Studies and the Office of International Admissions. The program is limited to a maximum of 25 students and all students must be in good academic standing. A $200 deposit is required to hold a spot in the program.
APPLICATION & DEPOSIT MUST BE RECEIVED BY MARCH 15, 2014.
Accommodations: Students will stay with host families in Spain. There will be two students housed per room. Host families will provide 3 meals per day and laundry services.
Cost: The cost of the 2014 KU Summer Program in Spain is $3,320.72. The program cost includes field trips to Segovia, Salamanca, and Madrid. A KU faculty member will be present on these excursions.
Airfare: Participants are responsible for making their own flight reservations. Airfare is not included in the program fee.
US Passport Fee: The student must obtain a passport in order to participate. The current fee is $110.
Documentation: Students must have a valid passport prior to departure. For more information visit the U.S. State Department website. It is important to note that the procedure for passport application may take up to two months. No visa is required for the duration of this program.
Insurance: Health insurance is included in the price of the program. Students should also check with their current medical insurance to find out if it covers overseas treatment and care. Kutztown University and all of its affiliates are not responsible for the well-being of students who participate in the summer program.
Code of Conduct: Students who participate in the program are still governed by the Kutztown University rules and regulations as stipulated by the Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Undergraduate Catalog and The Key: Student Handbook. In addition, all US and Spain codes of conduct, laws, rules, and regulations must be respected and adhered to. Kutztown University and all affiliates are neither responsible, nor liable for the conduct of the students.
Classes: The courses will be taught in the Language Center of the Migel Delibes Campus of the University of Valladolid. Classes will be taught for five weeks with 22 hours of instruction taking place each week. Students will be required to take a placement test upon arrival.
Courses: Students will receive 6 credits for two of the following courses:
SPA 103 Intermediate Spanish III (3 credits)
SPA 104 Intermediate Spanish IV (3 credits)
SPA 213 Advanced Conversation in Spanish (3 credits)
SPA 360 Study Abroad Experience (3 credits)
SPA 370 Selected Topics in Spanish (3 credits)
For more information about the 2014 Summer Abroad in Spain please contact:
Dr. Angelo Rodríguez
Department of Modern Language Studies