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GlobaLinks Learning Abroad and University of Sevilla

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Location

Spain: Seville (Sevilla)

Description

Study abroad for a semester or a year at the University of Sevilla with GlobaLinks Learning Abroad. Your study abroad experience is all about you! GlobaLinks Learning Abroad is here to help you in your exploration throughout the study abroad experience. Our programs are designed so that our local and overseas staff are available 24 hours a day to support you in health and safety matters and enhance your study abroad experience. Through our planned activities and resident directors personal recommendations for activities you can undertake while abroad, you will be directed on a path of personal, academic, cultural, social, and professional discovery. This team, which supports you throughout your experience, will ensure that you have the most fulfilling experience possible one that is unique to you! What Will You Discover?

The University of Sevilla was founded in the beginning of 16th century and is one of the largest and oldest universities in Spain. With a student population of 70,000 approximately and 2,000 international students the university is an ideal academic institution for interacting with local Spaniards since both Spanish and foreign students share buildings and other facilities. The university is very centrally located and the main building where our students will attend classes was centuries ago the Royal Tobacco Factory, which served as the backdrop of the opera Carmen.

Sevilla is the capital of the region of Andalusia and the fourth largest city in Spain with a total population of 750,000. Rich in history, traditions, and popular culture, Sevilla is very well known for the beauty of its architecture, where Christian and Muslim buildings spread across the city center; its parks and gardens, its holy week; and its flamenco tradition. Sevilla's famous bullfighting ring, La Maestranza, is for many people the most beautiful in the world. Sevilla's friendly atmosphere makes it the perfect place to discover the essence of the most common Spanish stereotype, flamenco and bullfights. However, the city is also a modern urban spot where tradition and modern exist side by side.

Semester students must choose 4 or 5 courses to be considered a full-time student. There are a large variety of courses in Spanish Language. There are also Spanish and English content courses in Business, Economics, Marketing, Politics, Art, History, Literature, Women Studies, and more. Students may have a variety of courses in the three different fields of Business, European Studies, and Humanities. Students wishing to take classes taught in Spanish need to have a high intermediate proficiency level. English-taught classes have no language requirements.

Highlights

- Included excursions and trips
- Live in Sevilla, a quintessential Spanish city
- U.S. University Transcript option is available through our School of Record, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
- Choose from a wide variety of classes
- GlobaLinks Learning Abroad offers a multi-day Bridging Cultures Program (in country). This program blends discussion, cultural exploration, and social gatherings for an informative and fun introduction to the country in which students will be living and studying abroad
- GlobaLinks Learning Abroad staff in the U.S. and abroad are available 24 hours a day for support of students, parents, and advisors

Term

Fall, Spring, Academic Year

Dates

Sept-Dec, Jan-May, Sept-May

Degree Level

Bachelors Degree (Undergraduate)

Subject Areas

  • Anthropology
  • Area/ethnic Studies
  • Art History
  • Communications
  • Creative Writing
  • Dance
  • European Studies (includes Politics)
  • Film
  • Geography
  • History
  • Humanities
  • International Relations
  • Languages / Linguistics
  • Liberal Arts
  • Marketing, Ad., & Pr
  • Music
  • Photography
  • Political Science/politics
  • Religious Studies
  • Spanish
  • Spanish Literature
  • Theater, Drama, Dance
  • Women's Studies

Cost in US$:

see website

Program Fees Include:

Program Fees include tuition for full-time semester status, university and program administrative fees, excursions, health insurance, ISIC card, accommodations, and the Bridging Cultures Program. Fees include all pre-departure services such as: orientation materials, visa-processing support (excluding the visa fee), housing placements, personal advising, subject selections, liaise with your home university, credit transfer assistance, and financial aid services.

Experience Required

no

This Program is open to

American and Canadian Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Dormitory
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently

Typically Participants Work

Independently

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Transcript
  • Letters of Reference
  • Essay

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network