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Study Abroad in Seville, Spain

Seville Programs

Internships & Service Learning

Seville, Spain

Dive into the heart of Spain with internships and service learning opportunities in Seville, where you can combine professional growth with cultural immersion in one of Spain’s most historic and vibrant cities.
Short Term
Terms: Summer
Credits: 3-11 cr
Starting Price: $5,300
Practicum in Education

Seville, Spain

Embark on a transformative journey with our Summer Practicum in Education in Seville, designed to blend hands-on teaching experience with the rich cultural tapestry of one of Spain’s most enchanting cities.
Short Term
Terms: Summer
Credits: 4-15 cr
Starting Price: $3,550
Spanish Study Abroad

Seville, Spain

Dive into the heart of Andalusian culture with our Summer Study Abroad in Spanish program in Seville, Spain, offering an immersive experience that combines intensive Spanish language studies with a deep exploration of the local culture, history, and traditions in one of Spain’s most vibrant and historic cities.
Short Term
Terms: Summer
Credits: 3-15 cr
Starting Price: $5,300
Spanish Study Abroad

Seville, Spain

Experience an immersive cultural and academic journey with our May Term Study Abroad program in Seville, Spain, where you can dive deep into the Spanish language and culture, exploring the city’s historic beauty and vibrant traditions during one of the most enchanting times of the year.
Short Term
Terms: May Term
Credits: 4 cr
Starting Price: $5,300
Study Abroad

Seville, Spain

Elevate your Spanish language skills during our J-Term in Spanish program in Seville, where you’ll engage in intensive language learning and cultural immersion in one of Spain’s most enchanting and historic cities.
Short Term
Terms: J-Term
Credits: 4 cr
Starting Price: $5,300
Dive into the dynamic world of global commerce and branding with our International Business and Marketing program in Seville, offering a comprehensive study of global trade practices, marketing strategies, and the unique business culture of Spain, all within the vibrant economic landscape of one of its most historic cities.
Semester, Year
Terms: Spring, Fall, Academic Year
Credits: 12-18 cr
Starting Price: $15,700
Study Abroad

Seville, Spain

Explore the cutting-edge of innovation with our Science and Technology program in Seville, Spain, designed to offer students a deep dive into the latest advancements in research, development, and technological applications within the rich historical and cultural context of this vibrant Andalusian city.
Semester, Year
Terms: Spring, Fall, Academic Year
Credits: 12-18 cr
Starting Price: $15,700
Study Abroad

Seville, Spain

Immerse yourself in the rich cultural and academic offerings of Spain with our Liberal Arts program in Seville, designed to provide a comprehensive and immersive educational experience that spans across a wide range of humanities, arts, and social sciences, all within the captivating setting of one of Spain’s most historic and culturally vibrant cities.
Semester, Year
Terms: Spring, Fall, Academic Year
Credits: 12-18 cr
Starting Price: $15,700
Spanish Study Abroad

Seville, Spain

Delve deeper into the Spanish language and culture with our Liberal Arts in Advanced Spanish program in Seville, designed for students seeking an immersive, sophisticated academic experience amidst the rich historical and cultural backdrop of one of Spain’s most iconic cities.
Semester, Year
Terms: Spring, Fall, Academic Year
Credits: 12-18 cr
Starting Price: $15,700
Study Abroad

Seville, Spain

Explore the depths of Spanish culture, history, and language with our Liberal Arts in Spanish program in Seville, offering a comprehensive and immersive academic experience in one of Spain’s most culturally rich and historically significant cities.
Semester, Year
Terms: Spring, Fall, Academic Year
Credits: 12-18 cr
Starting Price: $15,700

Overview of Seville

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Seville, an enchanting, historic city, boasts a mild climate and vibrant cultural scene. It’s the backdrop for iconic operas like Don Giovanni, The Marriage of Figaro, and Carmen. This birthplace of renowned artists Velázquez and Murillo is dotted with Moorish palaces, and stunning Renaissance gardens, and is celebrated for its exquisite paintings, sculptures, and globally acclaimed ceramic tiles. Concurrently, Seville exudes a modern charm. Its dynamic business district thrives on traditional commerce and trade, seamlessly connected by an effective public transit network. The neighborhoods and key sights are easily accessible. The locals, known as Sevillanos, are warm and friendly, always ready to showcase their city’s heritage and lifestyle to visitors.

Why Choose Seville over Other Destinations?

Seville offers a unique blend of rich historical heritage, vibrant cultural experiences, and a warm, welcoming atmosphere, making it an ideal study abroad destination for immersive learning and personal growth.

Why Study Abroad in Seville?

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Language

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.

History

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.

Architecture

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.

Art

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.

Food

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.

Barrio Santa Cruz, Seville, SpainYour semester in Seville 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 Seville:

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

Historic Neighborhoods: Explore the historic district of Triana, with deep ties to pottery, flamenco, and craftsmanship, cementing its place as the vibrant art scene of Seville.  

Santa Cruz Tour: Meaner through the winding narrow streets of the Santa Cruz district, known as the Jewish quarter and home to historic landmarks and beautiful architecture. 

Gastronomic Workshops: Learn the art of sevillano tapas, diving into the culinary experience of gazpacho and rices.

Fitness Fanatics: Get your blood pumping with yoga and zumba workshops in the patio of the SSA Center. 

Museum Visits: Immerse yourself in art and history with trips to the Museum of Fine Arts, Gold Tower, and Hospital de la Caridad

New Connections: Discover local activities through speaking partners and see the side of Seville that only locals enjoy. 

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 The Seville Team!

"Born in Seville, and with a degree in Hispanic Philology from the University of Seville, I have worked in various departments of SSA over the years, knowing very well what U.S. students need to make their experience in Seville the adventure of a lifetime and help them mature both academically and personally. My advice is to open your mind and let yourself be carried away by the culture and idiosyncrasies of our city through our teachers and staff, our host families, the walks through our streets, meeting with young Sevillians, etc. In our city you will find a team eager to receive you and welcome you as if you were at home."
Marta Borrero
Resident Director, Alicante
"¡Bienvenidos! I'm Soraya, and I will be your Cultural and Social Media Coordinator during your stay in SSA Sevilla. My role is to be next to you on your new adventure abroad, and I will help you immerse yourself into our amazing Sevillian culture and gastronomy, Spanish language, and Sevillian dialect, and integrate into our Sevillian society with activities such as our Speaking Partner Program.

My main goal will be that you feel Sevilla as a home and not as a destination. I will have plenty of activities and information for you, just as all kinds of Spanish and Andalusian referents in different forms. In our office, we are a big family where we will treat you as one member and try to help you be your best mental, academic, and cultural self. I'm known for always having snacks on my desk so my students feel welcome to come and talk to me whenever they need to. We will work for you to have the best experience in your life here with us, but first, let the adventure begin... See you soon in Seville! (¡Nos vemos pronto en Sevilla! 🙂"
Soraya Pérez, cultural coordinator for the Seville office, with a group of her students on a bus going on an adventure
Soraya Pérez
Seville Cultural Coordinator
"Born in Seville and with a degree in Tourism from USEV, I am the Housing Coordinator in Seville. I have a passion for traveling and discovering new cultures and cuisines.

My role is to accompany you in this new adventure and provide you with a safe place to live. I want you to discover the fantastic Spanish culture and its most wonderful traditions through a Spanish host family. Alternatively, you might choose to experience student life at one of our student residences. My advice is to live your best life in Spain; when you look back, I have no doubt it will be the standout moment of your young life. In Seville, you can learn about history, traditions, and a wonderful culture with a huge variety of activities and incredible monuments.

Marta, Soraya, and I will be your anchor in Seville; we will support you during your time with us. We look forward to seeing you in Seville!"
M. Aguas Vázquez HOUSING COORDINATOR
María Vázquez
Seville Housing Coordinator

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

Students and host family enjoying steak and wine at dinner

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.

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.

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Located in the heart of Seville, the Universidad de Sevilla is a fusion of historical grandeur and modern academic pursuit. Known for its rich history dating back to the 16th century, it features iconic buildings such as the Old Tobacco Factory, a landmark that has transitioned from a historical setting into a hub of educational activity. The university stands out for its comprehensive curriculum that spans across various fields, making it a prime destination for students with diverse academic interests.

Apart from its academic offerings, the Universidad de Sevilla is a center for cultural immersion, providing students with numerous opportunities to engage with the vibrant local culture. From joining various student organizations to participating in traditional Andalusian events, learners can experience the unique blend of culture and education. This institution not only prioritizes academic excellence but also fosters a community where education and culture intertwine, reflecting the dynamic spirit of Seville.

Universidad Pablo de Olavide (UPO) is a prominent public university located in Seville, Spain. Established in 1997, it has quickly gained recognition for its commitment to academic excellence, research, and community engagement. Named after the enlightened Spanish jurist and politician Pablo de Olavide, the university embodies his ideals of social justice and education for all.

UPO offers a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs across various disciplines, fostering a dynamic learning environment. Known for its modern campus facilities and state-of-the-art research centers, the university encourages a global perspective by actively participating in international collaborations and exchange programs. With a strong emphasis on innovation and sustainability, Universidad Pablo de Olavide continues to play a crucial role in shaping the future of education and research in Spain and beyond.

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.

One of the biggest and most attended fairs in Spain, the Feria de Abril is a must for all lovers of Spain

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