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Citadel Summer in Spain

Term To Study: Summer 2018
Application Deadline: Mar 06, 2018
Program Starts: Jun 04, 2018
Program Ends: Jun 29, 2018
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $3,500
Link 1: Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
Link 2: Galicia Tourism Site
Link 3: Atlantic Islands National Park
Program Locations: Santiago de Compostela
Contact Phone: 843-953-6815
Contact Name: Dr. Maria Jose Hellin-garcia
Contact Email:
What is Included: -Lodging
-On-site Transportation
-Local Guides
-Tuition for SPAN credit
What is not Included: -Roundtrip Airfare
-Passport Fees
-Personal Expenses
Program Description


SPAN 102 - Elementary Spanish Communication II - 3 credits
SPAN 201 - Intermediate Spanish Communication - 3 credits
SPAN 202 - Spanish Conversation, Reading, and Composition - 3 credits
SPAN 302 - Advanced Spanish Composition - 3 credits
SPAN 450 - Undergraduate Seminar: Studies in Special Topics - 3 credits

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will improve their Spanish oral and written skills; they will learn also the pragmatics of the language, that is, cultural aspects like politeness, social distance, indirect speech, etc. They will learn how to deal with real situations (supermarket, cafeteria, cinema, etc) since they will be immersed directly with the language during four weeks. This experience will help them to become independent learners and expand their world views. It will also help them to bring more awareness about their own culture and bring connections with the Spanish one.


Students will spend 4 weeks in Spain studying at the Universidad de Santiago de Compostela. They will take classes in the morning and in the afternoon they will have free time to engage themselves in other extra-curricular activities, or meet other students. The students will have the chance to live with families or in a residence in the Universidad de Santiago. They will have access to the university facilities (gym, pool, tennis courts, etc). The program includes also some excursions so the students will have the chance to explore new cities and cultural places to better understand the history and culture of Spain.

-Students will have the opportunity to engage in the following activities:
*Excursions to Coruna and Vigo
*Visits to various museums and cultural sites
*Extracurricular activities offered through the University: Dancing, Trekking, Cooking, etc.
*Atlantic Islands National Park


Dr. Maria Jose Hellin-Garcia
Department of Modern Languages
Capers 221 C
**Dr. Hellin-Garcia will be the primary contact for the Summer 2018 program as Dr. Medina will be off-campus for the duration of the Fall 2017 term, serving as the program director for the Global Scholars Program**

Dr. Sara Medina
Department of Modern Languages
Capers 234 C

Dr. Hellin-Garcia has (co)directed several study abroad programs to locations such as Spain, Peru and Ecuador. Dr. Medina will serve as The Fall 2017 Global Scholars program director in Cyprus and has also led several study abroad programs in the past.

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Capital: Madrid
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Size: 505370 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 01:00 hour) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris

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