Study Abroad

Summer Program in Granada, Spain

Spend your summer studying Spanish in Granada! Below is information on:

Please note that all information about this program is tentative and subject to change. Check with the program director for the most recent information.

Program Dates and Deadlines

The program dates for the 2016 Summer Program in Granada are May 30–June 27. Apply online today!

The deadline for applications is January 22, 2016, although late applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

An informational meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 16, at 7 p.m. in Lattimore 401.

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About Granada

Sitting quietly against the backdrop of the Sierra Nevada, Granada is truly a real-life museum, and one of the jewels of Andalucía.

Home to the Alhambra, the Sacromonte and Albayzín quarters, and Federico García Lorca, Granada has preserved its multicultural identity and centuries of rich traditions.

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Program Overview

The study abroad program in Granada, Spain, allows students the opportunity to earn six credits for either SP 157 or SP 207 through instruction in Spanish language and a thematic course on poet and dramatist Federico García Lorca.

Instruction is given through the faculty of IES Abroad, our host program. Two levels of instruction will be offered:

Classes are held weekday mornings at the IES Abroad Granada Center. Most afternoons, students will have the opportunity to participate in a cultural activity or excursion organized by IES Abroad.

The program also includes several site visits, as well as longer trips to Sevilla and Córdoba.

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The academic component of the program enables students to grow as language learners within a structured environment. But the very best opportunity for students to immerse themselves in the Spanish language and foreign culture will happen through the homestay.

Students are placed with host families in carefully chosen private residences that have Internet access. Host families greet their students at the airport and help them learn the basics of getting around in Granada.

The families also provide two meals a day, offering ample opportunity for conversation and cultural exchange. The host families are experienced in introducing students from around the world to Granada and have worked extensively with IES. Vegetarian diets and other special needs are readily accommodated.

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Fellowship Aid

The Modern Languages and Cultures' Mildred R. Burton Fund helps defray costs for Rochester undergraduates studying language abroad in the summer. All students are considered for aid through the Burton Fund unless they request otherwise on their application.

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Program Costs and Application

The estimated cost of the program is $5,000, which includes:

The program cost does not include airfare or in-country expenses, such as cell phone, required travel documents, extra food, souvenirs, etc.

Please make checks payable to "The University of Rochester."

Schedule of payment due:

Interested in our program? Apply online today!

The deadline for applications is January 22, 2016, although late applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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For more information, contact:

Professor Kirt Komocki
Granada Program Director
Senior Lecturer, Spanish
(585) 275-5524

Tyler Brogan
Administrative Assistant
(585) 275-4253 

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