Spanish Language and Culture in Segovia
These six-week summer and semester-long Spanish immersion programs are designed for intermediate and advanced level Spanish language students. All courses are taught in Spanish, making this program ideal for Spanish majors and minors as well as students interested in taking courses in art history, European studies, history, literature, Spanish culture and more. You will improve your Spanish language skills in this impressively historical and picturesque city, while still being only 25 minutes by high-speed train from Spain's capital, Madrid. In addition, you live in a homestay which further supports your immersion into Spanish society and culture. you will attend courses at the GEO Center with other American students from all over the US, yet also have the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in local culture and explore friendships with Segovians. You can participate in tandem language learning activities with local university students or do an internship at a local business or organization. Excursions to neighboring sites of importance and other group activities are included in the program fee.
Internship and service learning placements are also available to qualified students who are committed to gaining a unique perspective into Spanish life. The internship or service learning placement contains both the practical element of working and a reflective element, through the accompanying Internship and Service Learning Seminar. In addition to the internship or service learning placement, You will enroll in two to three other GEO courses.
GEO program fees cover tuition, housing and all meals, excursions, books and course materials, and on-site orientation. Insurance and a 24-hour emergency service are also included. For information on scholarship funding, please visit the Scholarships & Aid
page on our website.
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Explore one of Spainís most beautiful and historically interesting cities, Segovia. Visit the Roman Aqueduct; the Alcazar, a fortified palace; and the Cathedral, the last major Gothic edifice constructed in Spain. Just one hour north of Madrid, Segovia strikes a unique balance between past and present. Experience first-hand the noble facades of the old city enlivened by shops, stores, restaurants, cafes, discotheques, and sports facilities. Study in the Segovia Center, situated between the Plaza Mayor and the Roman Aqueduct in the heart of the city. Immerse yourself in historic Spain.
Ideal for students with intermediate and advanced Spanish skills, this program appeals to students from a variety of disciplines with curricula in art history; European Union studies; and Spanish grammar, literature, culture, and civilization.