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Practicum in Education
in Seville, Spain

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Application Deadline

Apr 15, 2024
This program has now closed. Email for late applications.
Start Date: May, 2024
– End Date: Jul, 2024
End Date: Jul, 2024
Credits: 3-6

Program Overview

Transform Your Summer with Hands-On Teaching Experience in Seville! ☀️

Our Summer Practicum in Education in Seville, Spain, offers an immersive, hands-on teaching experience for students interested in education. This program is designed to provide practical teaching experience in an international setting, allowing participants to engage directly with Spanish students and educational systems.


  • Real Classroom Experience: Gain valuable teaching experience by working alongside local educators in Seville’s schools.
  • Cultural Immersion: Beyond the classroom, immerse yourself in Spanish culture through workshops, city tours, and local events.
  • Professional Development: Enhance your teaching skills and methodologies, with a focus on bilingual or Spanish language education.

Seville’s vibrant educational landscape provides the perfect setting for an enriching practicum experience. This program is ideal for education majors, aspiring teachers, or those interested in international education, offering a unique blend of professional development and cultural exploration.

Spend your summer in Seville, where you can develop your teaching abilities, immerse yourself in Spanish culture, and make a lasting impact on students in one of Spain’s most captivating cities.

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In Seville, Spanish resonates through the vibrant streets and conversations, offering a chance to immerse yourself in the melodious cadence of Andalusian accents. Participate in language exchanges and engage with locals to fully experience the unique dialect of the region.


With its rich historical tapestry, Seville bears witness to centuries of influence from Phoenicians, Romans, Moors, and Christians, contributing to its captivating narrative that unfolds in its ancient streets, palaces, and monuments.


The architectural marvels of the city, epitomized by the stunning Alcázar of Seville and the awe-inspiring Catedral de Sevilla, showcase a blend of Moorish, Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque styles, leaving visitors in awe of the diverse and intricate structures.


Seville’s artistic heritage, deeply rooted in the works of painters like Diego Velázquez and Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, as well as its vibrant flamenco tradition, brings forth a captivating fusion of visual and performing arts that captivates the soul.


The culinary scene of Seville is a delicious journey through Andalusian flavors, with tapas bars offering an array of mouthwatering dishes such as salmorejo, gambas al ajillo, and churros with chocolate, providing a true taste of Spanish gastronomy.

Cultural Immersion

To truly immerse oneself in Seville’s culture, one must partake in the lively rhythms of flamenco, savor the local cuisine in bustling markets, and join in the revelry of festivals like Semana Santa and Feria de Abril, where the city comes alive with vibrant traditions and passionate celebrations.

Your summer in Alicante offers more than just academic enrichment; it’s an immersive journey into the heart of Spanish culture. The cost of your program includes a variety of cultural activities and outings, thoughtfully curated by our Resident Director to enhance your experience. Here’s a sneak peek at what awaits you in Alicante:

Welcome to Spanish Flavors: Start your adventure with a friendly welcome dinner, where you’ll savor local dishes like arroz alicantino and indulge in authentic Spanish tapas, connecting with fellow students and our local team.

Alicante’s Old Town: Meander through the charming streets of El Barrio, the old quarter, where history echoes through ancient architecture and lively plazas.

Castillo de Santa Bárbara Tour: Visit this iconic castle perched on Mount Benacantil, offering panoramic views of the city and a deep dive into local history.

Exploring Explanada de España: Stroll along this vibrant avenue, lined with palm trees and mosaic tiles, encapsulating the spirit of Alicante.

Uncover Hidden Gems: Join our ‘Hidden Alicante’ walking tour to discover the city’s lesser-known but equally fascinating spots.

Museum Visits: Immerse yourself in art and history with trips to the Archaeological Museum of Alicante (MARQ) and the Contemporary Art Museum.

Beach Day in San Juan: Relax and socialize on the pristine sands of Playa de San Juan, one of Alicante’s most beautiful beaches.

Fiesta Finale: Wrap up your stay with a delightful evening of local cuisine and perhaps even catch a traditional Spanish guitar performance or a local festivity.

Please note that while most activities are included in your program’s cost, some may require a small additional fee. Availability of activities can vary depending on the program schedule.

Meet your Resident Director

My role is to provide you with the necessary resources with which to maximize your experience in Alicante. You will choose courses to satisfy your intellectual and academic requirements. Extracurricular activities supplement your coursework, allowing you to live the culture as you further your own interests. These activities include dance, theater, sports, cooking, volunteering, tutoring in English, etc. The key is to find a good combination of study and leisure so that you may achieve your individual objectives and benefit each day from this unique experience.
Pepa Vives
Resident Director

The SSA Alicante Team with their students!

Students may select to live with a local host family or in a student residence.

Student Residences

Living in a student residence hall in Seville provides more than a place to stay; it’s a unique opportunity for both international and local students to immerse in the city’s vibrant culture, form lasting friendships, and create unforgettable memories. Strategically located, these halls offer easy access to universities, cultural sites, and essential amenities. They feature well-furnished rooms, communal areas for socializing and studying, and facilities like kitchens and laundry rooms.

Options include LIV RESIDENCE, offering private rooms in clusters with access to a pool, gym, and other amenities, and LACENTRAL, where you’ll share a twin room in a traditional Sevillian building. Space is limited, with priority given to students with special needs.

Due to Seville’s popularity, specific placements can’t always be guaranteed, and additional charges may apply. Early communication is crucial for securing accommodation. SSA ensures all residences meet standards for safety, cleanliness, and convenience, enhancing your study experience in Seville.

Homestays offer the unique opportunity to live with a local family, allowing you to engage in daily conversations in Spanish, join them for dinner, and immerse yourself in the local community. Many families hosting SSA students have long-standing relationships with us and are highly recommended by past participants.

Accommodation options include single or twin rooms, with full room and board, weekly laundry, and room cleaning included. Please note, that special dietary or housing requests can be accommodated but may incur an additional fee.

Ana and Jesús are phenomenal! Take the time to sit and chat with them over lunch/dinner; watch TV with them, ask them questions, etc. They want to get to know you and are always more than happy to answer questions. You’ve truly hit the jackpot with them as your host parents.

Nuria is the most loving and understanding person, if you are lucky enough to have her as your host mom please cherish your time with her. She is a charismatic women with many life lessons. Open up to her because at the end of the day she thinks of all her students as if they were her own kids. Always say thank you! Nuria always gives the best she can!

Get to know the family! They are so kind, fun, and loving. They truly care for their students. Eat at home a lot, the food is amazing.


Course Selection

The available courses for students vary by program and are distributed between the SSA center and local universities. Please see the selection below, and contact us for the most current course information:




Internships/Service Learning

Students enrolled in a Service Learning experience are expected to engage in one aspect of the culture by helping others and contributing to different fields. Community service will be held at local charity institutions, child and elder care, etc. (15 hours, 1 credit). Please note that there are additional fees for LTC courses. Please note that there are additional fees for LTC courses.
Prerequisites: One semester of advanced college-level Spanish course.

Contact Hours: 15

Credits: 1

Living the Culture

A hands-on workshop that teaches the basic techniques of Stand-Up Paddle Surf, both with and without waves. Taught by specialized instructors on the beaches of the province of Huelva, one hour northwest of Seville. Please note that there are additional fees for LTC courses. Please note that there are additional fees for LTC courses.

Contact Hours: 15

Credits: 1

Living the Culture

Students learn to dance sevillanas that characterize the folk music and fiestas of the South of Spain. This studio course is taught in the flower-lined patio of the Center. (15 hours, 1 credits). Please note that there are additional fees for LTC courses.

Contact Hours: 15

Credits: 1

Academic Institutions

Nestled in the heart of Seville, Spain, the SSA Center is a beacon of academic and cultural exchange. This distinguished center serves as a bridge connecting students from North America to the rich tapestry of Spanish language and culture. Boasting state-of-the-art facilities, the SSA Center provides an immersive environment for language learning, fostering a dynamic space where students can enhance their proficiency in Spanish. Beyond academics, the center is a hub for cultural engagement, offering a plethora of activities, events, and programs that allow students to deepen their understanding of Seville’s vibrant traditions and contemporary influences. The SSA Center stands as a testament to the enduring cross-cultural partnerships and creating an enriching space where students can embark on a transformative journey of education and cultural discovery.

Why This Program?

Why This Program?

Academic Diversity and Language Proficiency 🎓

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