International Studies at Universidad de Sevilla Programs

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Program information

Experience Seville, Spain with the International Studies Program in English, at Universidad de Sevilla (USEV). This program offers students with little or no previous background in Spanish, the opportunity to take courses in English and Spanish at a local Spanish university. With the support of a Resident Director, students enroll in a variety of content courses, specifically designed for international students. The program includes numerous cultural activities, day trips, and excursions.

Why choose this program?

Requirements

Choose your term

Start Date: Sep, 2022
Apply by: May 15, 2022
End Date: May, 2023
Cost: $29.000
Start Date: Sept, 2022
Apply by: May 15, 2022
End Date: Dec, 2022
Cost: $14.500

Choose your courses

SPAN 214USV - LANGUAGES OF INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT: HEALTHCARE AND VOLUNTARY WORK
Please find the syllabus for Spring on pages 278-279.
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Spring
SPAN 301USV - LEARNING SPANISH VOCABULARY
Please find the syllabus for Spring on pages 187-188.
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Spring
SPAN 333USV - INTRODUCTION TO TRANSLATION: CULTURE, VOCABULARY AND PROCESS
Please find the syllabus for Spring on pages 173-174, for Fall on pages 70-71
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Fall, Spring
International Studies Course Options
USEVINTL - INTERNATIONAL STUDIES COURSES AT USEV
Students in the Seville International Studies program choose 3-4 courses of in a variety of academic areas at USEV. Classes are taught in English and Spanish. Follow this link to see a short list of courses offered and how to navigate the USEV Course Catalog pdf: https://spanishstudies.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/User-Guide-to-USEV-Catalog.pdf
Pre-requisites: No previous Spanish required for classes taught in English.
Fall, Spring
Cross-Cultural Reflection Course
SPAN 343USV - CULTURAL REALITIES OF SPAIN
Through observation, description, and analysis of their own experiences in Seville, students will develop a deeper understanding of the process of cultural adaptation and the cultural realities of contemporary Spain. In addition to the readings, workshop exercises, and written assignments, students are required to participate in an “intercambio” and are encouraged to further participate in the culture through volunteer work, participation in sports or cultural groups, internships and service learning projects.
Credits: 1
Contact hours: 15
Fall, Spring
Language
SPAN 331USV - PROGRESSIVE SPANISH FOR ENGLISH-SPEAKING STUDENTS
Taught in Spanish, with English explanations. Please find the syllabus for Spring on pages 175-176, for Fall on pages 72-73
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Fall, Spring
Language
SPAN 317USV - WRITING IN SPANISH
Taught at the general and advanced level. For the general level, please find the syllabus for Spring on pages 137-138, for Fall on pages 34-35
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Fall, Spring
Language
SPAN 315USV - SPANISH IN AMERICA
Please find the syllabus on pages 45-47.
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Fall
Language
SPAN 313USV - ACQUISITION OF SPANISH PHONETICS AND PHONOLOGY
Please find the syllabus for Spring on pages 146-147, for Fall on pages 43-44.
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Fall, Spring
Language
SPAN 311USV - SPANISH GRAMMAR
Please find the syllabus for Spring on pages 144-145, for Fall on pages 41-42
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Fall, Spring
Language
SPAN 305USV - CORRECTIVE PHONETICS AND CONVERSATION
Please find the syllabus for Spring on pages 134-136, for Fall on pages 31-32
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Fall, Spring
Language
SPAN 303USV - CONTRASTIVE GRAMMAR (SPANISH-ENGLISH)
Please find the syllabus for Spring on pages 132-133, for Fall on pages 29-30.
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Fall, Spring
Language
SPAN 212USV - PROGRESSIVE SPANISH FOR ENGLISH-SPEAKING STUDENTS
Please find the syllabus for Spring on pages 275-277, for Fall on pages 275-277.
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Fall, Spring
Language
SPAN 202USV - CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION IN SPANISH
Please find the syllabus for Spring on pages 263-265, for Fall on pages 263-265.
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Fall, Spring

What are you spending your program fee on?

For a specific price for this program please reach out to us, as fees vary depending on the destination.

What does the program fee include?

Tuition

Double occupancy room & full board

Laundry

Overnight & local study visits & cultural activities

Orientation

Health Insurance

Spanish Studies transcript

Support of onsite staff

Special Dietary Needs

Students with food allergies, intolerances, or other medical conditions that require a special diet may incur an extra fee to cover related dietary expenses. Please contact Spanish Studies for additional details.

All fees are in U.S. dollars and based on current exchange rates. Any considerable decrease in the value of the dollar will affect fees.

How much spending money should I budget for?

These costs are merely orientative*

This plan estimates personal and miscellaneous expenses at approximately $175 per week. 

If you need to travel to a consulate for the purpose of obtaining a visa before your program abroad (semester students only), remember to budget for that travel expense.

Some students will spend more and others will spend less, of course. Consider your lifestyle and budget accordingly. 

The “Short Term” estimate is for one 3.5 week program; if you are participating in two, multiply by two.

Meet your Resident Director

Dr. Michelle Durán, a native of Puerto Rico, is both the Resident Director for Seville and the Director of Academic Affairs for Spanish Studies Abroad. She is responsible for course development, assessment and overall academic quality of Spanish Studies programs in Spain, Argentina, Cuba and Puerto Rico. Prior to assuming her duties as Academic Director, Michelle served as both faculty member and Resident Director of the Spanish Studies Seville Program. In that capacity she has been responsible for the introduction and implementation of new methods of assessment on-site in Seville. She did her undergraduate work at Amherst College, and received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Romance Languages and Literatures from Harvard University.

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