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The University of Granada was chartered and given official Papal ratification by Clemente VII in 1531. Through its almost 500 years of existence, it has become one of the major intellectual centers in southern Spain. The University's Modern Language Center, the Centro de Lenguas Modernas, is housed in what was once an orphanage built in the 1700s. It was completely restored in 1992 and is locat...

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Granada is a magical city full of rich culture and history. It is surrounded by the stunning snowcapped Sierra Nevada mountain range and holds some of the world’s most stunning architecture, the famous Alhambra Palace standing out among its many sites. The historic mix of Moorish and Christian cultures, along with the fresh faces of over 60,000 students, including many internationals, makes Gra...

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This Andalusian city of 260,000 inhabitants is situated in southern Spain among the snow-covered mountains of the Sierra Nevada, the desert landscape of Tabernes, and the beautiful beaches of the Costa del Sol. It is also the third largest university city and exudes a lively atmosphere, from Flamenco in the streets to year-round cultural programs in: music, dance, theater, and cinema. The most ...

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Spend a semester or academic year in the charming and captivating city of Granada with AIFS. You’ll earn up to 15 credits through a variety of courses studying at the University of Granada. Courses are taught in English or Spanish, and no previous Spanish language study is required. Live in a student apartment, or select a homestay or the student residence for an additional fee. Immerse your...

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Many travelers who visit Granada insist it's the must-see city in all of Spain. With one of the clearest windows into Spain's unique historical symbiosis of Islam, Christianity, and Judaism, the IES curriculum takes full advantage of Andalusia and all southern Spain has to offer including cultural excursions. Two semesters of college level Spanish are required to enroll in the Intermediate ...

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Center For Study Abroad - CSA International, Inc. programs are open to all adults from all countries, for study abroad is for everyone. CSA's mission is to provide quality programs at a lower cost, as well as offer a lot of flexibility to best fit each participant.

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Spend a semester, summer, short-term, or academic year exploring the magical, historical city of Granada. Home to the al-Hambra, this stunning city is the perfect place to hone your Spanish, immerse into local culture, and have a study abroad experience you’ll never forget. Join CEA Granada to expand your horizons!

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Learn Spanish in one of the most ancient and diverse cities in Spain-- Granada! Spain is a country of fascinating diversity, visible in its people, its countryside, and its profound history. The variety of cultures that have influenced Spain include the Romans, Moors, and Gypsies. While living in Spain, you will learn about the diversity of cultures the country offers. Come experience the fasci...

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Granada is one of the most unique cities in the world. Come and experience the remarkable historical intersection of a trio of cultures and religions. In Granada -- as in other parts of Andalusia -- Christianity, Arabic and Jewish influences have melded to create a beautifully hybrid culture, art and architecture. Granada is an experience unlike any other you’ll have in Spain: its various histo...

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Our educational tours in Spain typically consist of cultural activities and excursions both in Seville/Cadiz, as well as in other cities in Andalusia, or even Madrid, Barcelona, etc. Classes can be added, if desired. Housing can be with families in Seville/Cadiz for more of an immersion experience, or hotels. In other cities, we offer housing in hotels, residences, etc.. Some of the educa...

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The University of Granada, with an 80,000 strong student population, is one of the oldest in Europe and one of the most important in Southern Europe. Its clear international vocation is reflected in 800 bilateral and multilateral exchange programs with institutions from all over the world, and in its ample offer of quality academic and up-to-date course programs. The Centro de Lenguas Modern...

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Granada, with a population of 250,000, overflows with cultural and architectural remnants of an illustrious past. At the same time, the modern aspects of this vibrant city are ever-apparent. Granada was the last Muslim stronghold to be recaptured by the Christian monarchs in 1492, and although never officially Spain's capital, its symbolic importance in the creation of modern Spain has made it ...

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Each January, IAU sponsors several J-term Traveling Seminars, varying in location and in length. The academic component consists of a series of briefings from leading European academic, literary and political personalities and experts. Participants will attend daily lectures and meetings with distinguished scholars from IAU in addition to local guides and experts in the field of politics, his...

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Travel and learn quality Spanish in Spain! Spain - one the most famous exciting places to learn Spanish. There are various cities in Spain that students can choose to study the language from. Each key city in Spain presents quality Spanish language lessons using a wide range of programs for only a short period. Spanish Abroad, Inc. is a recognized leader of Spanish study abroad programs. ...

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The Arcadia program is based in the historic and charming neighborhood of el Realejo at the University of Granada's Centro de Lenguas Modernas.. The Centro de Lenguas Modernas is renowned for its Hispanic Studies and Spanish Language and Culture programs. Besides being one of Spain's premier institutions for international students, the CLM serves as the University's center for the teaching of f...

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Studying Abroad in Granada

Granada, Spain has a way of finding a place in your heart and staying there forever. A breathtaking view of an ancient Moorish palace … a conversation with a friendly Granadino over delicious tapas … or one adventurous trip into the alluring Sierra Nevada Mountains, and you are transported back to a time where the past holds the same significance as the future, and the present provides a whirlwind of magic. Studying abroad in Granada will forever link you to this romantic city.

Geography & Demographics

Granada is capital of the province of the same name, part of southern Spain’s Andalucia. Situated at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, This ancient city is located an hour or less from the Mediterranean coast, which provides a beautiful, temperate climate.

Food & Culture

Historic meets modern in Granada’s city center. People zoom around on mopeds, and you can stop at any street café for a quick bite of churros y chocolate, or Spanish sangria and tapas. The city has expanded and has shopping, dining, and entertainment options comparative to that of larger cities in Spain. However, what makes Granada so unique is that it has not been swept up in the bustle of some of its larger neighbors. It is easy to get transported back to ancient Moorish Spain when you’re browsing colorful Albyzín marketplaces, and can mute the honking horns and squealing brakes of the city traffic. 

The true passion and beauty of Granada, however, is reflected in its people. Granadinos are warm, welcoming, and have pride in their city. They walk the streets with an air of Spanish confidence. Hearing their stories about a city that has seen so much makes Granadinos and visitors alike feel as if they are a part of something bigger.

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Granada’s history dwells in every corner. Its most famous landmark, La Alhambra, is an ancient Moorish palace that drips with detail and precision. The last Moorish stronghold on the Iberian Peninsula, it has exquisite architecture and vibrant Islamic tiling. A walk through La Alhambra and its manicured rose gardens will take visitors back to the wealthy and exotic worlds of the sultans before the fall of the Moorish empire. (This fall occurred here in 1492 by the Reyes Catolicos, Spanish King Ferdinand and Queen Isabelle, who are buried in the Royal Chapel of Granada).

The Albayzín neighborhood boasts arguably the best view of La Alhambra from its Plaza of Saint Nicholas. This is one of the few remaining ancient Moorish communities; it was built to house the original artists and architects of La Alhambra. Nearby is the Sacromonte neighborhood, made entirely of inhabited caves. Sacromonte is known for its live Flamenco shows, which gives visitors a taste into the local Gitano culture. People come from around the world to explore the variety of outdoor activities in and around Granada too.

The sheer beauty of La Alhambra cannot be shown with pictures and words. The vibrancy of the Albayzín cannot be felt through description. The flavor of the Andalusian air and passion cannot be given justice through words. It must be experienced. That is where the magic of Granada is found.

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