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Explore Summer Study Abroad Programs for High School Students in Spain for 2024-2025

The Experience of a Lifetime
From a Summer Program to a Semester or Year Abroad

SSA offers high school students the unique opportunity to engage in cultural immersion and Spanish language while obtaining college-level credit. From summer programs to gap semester/academic year experiences, SSA encourages students to join us by way of a summer, semester, academic year, or a high school customized faculty-led program.

High School Summer Immersion Program in Seville, Spain

High school students, we have an adventure waiting for you. Seville, Spain is an ideal location to experience Spanish culture and improve your fluency – and have fun! This program is both a rewarding experience and a great addition to your college applications. Plus, it is a great way to make new friends. 

This unique  program is based at our school in the historic center of Seville. Students are housed with local families and are immersed in the language and culture. The program will run in Summer 2024.


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Summer Terms in Spain

For University Credit

SSA offers the opportunity for juniors and seniors in high school to take university level classes for one or two 3 1/2-week summer terms.

During each term, students can choose from a variety of courses designed to advance mature, correct expression of Spanish language and critical thinking. Summer terms are available in two of our program locations:

A study abroad experience with SSA involves cultural immersion at every turn, including homestays, support from staff and resident directors, and various cultural activities.

SSA boasts excellent professors and interesting classes designed for non-native speakers. In-class instruction is enriched with excursions and cultural visits to places of interest.

Gap Semester/Academic Year Abroad

If you are a graduating high school senior who is looking for a meaningful, language-intensive international experience before entering college, or have received mid-year admissions to a college or university, you may want to consider enrolling in an SSA University-Level Semester Program during the gap period.

Students earn university-level credit, take courses alongside other university students, and participate in all regular program activities and excursions.

Gap semester and academic year programs are available in two program locations:

Alicante, Spain – Liberal Arts in Spanish Program

SSA works with Universidad de Alicante to offer language and culture courses specifically designed for non-native speakers.

Our students have frequent contact with the SSA Resident Director, who guides the students through the process of studying abroad and living with a host family.

Excursions include a weekend study trip to Granada or Barcelona and guided visits to the historic city center, theater, Castillo de Santa Bárbara, and more. Students may also participate in workshops for credit ranging from Flamenco guitar and percussion to wind surfing and sailing through Universidad de Alicante’s Living the Culture program.

Seville, Spain – Liberal Arts in Spanish Program

Designed for the advanced student that has completed the equivalent of intermediate Spanish, the core of the Liberal Arts in Spanish program is a choice of courses in Spanish language and culture taught at the SSA Center by native Spanish faculty.

You immerse yourself in Spanish language and culture while fulfilling the requirements needed for Spanish, international studies, business and other majors. In addition to living in a Spanish home, you are given the opportunity to participate in a full array of study tours, cultural events, and social activities.

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