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May Term in Spanish
in Seville, Spain

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Application Deadline

Apr 15, 2024
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This program has now closed. Email info@spanishstudies.org for late applications.
Start Date: May, 2024
– End Date: Jul, 2024
End Date: Jul, 2024
Credits: 3-6
$9.800

Program Overview

Immerse Yourself in Seville This May! 📚

Our May Study Abroad program in Seville, Spain, offers a unique blend of academic learning and cultural exploration during one of the most vibrant months. Perfect for students looking to enrich their education with international experience, this program provides a compact yet comprehensive introduction to Spanish culture and history.

Highlights:

  • Focused Studies: Engage in a variety of subjects with an emphasis on Spanish culture, language, and history.
  • Cultural Activities: Participate in excursions and local events that showcase Seville’s rich heritage and lively spring atmosphere.
  • Short Term: A condensed program designed to fit into a busy academic schedule, offering a full immersion experience in a few weeks.

Seville in May is alive with color and festivities, providing an ideal setting for an immersive educational experience. This program is tailored for those looking to combine academic pursuits with cultural immersion in a short timeframe.

Experience the magic of Seville this May, where learning goes beyond the classroom into the heart of Spanish culture.

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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.

Your term 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 your Resident Director

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, SEVILLE
Marta Borrero
Resident Director

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.

Academics

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:

Subject

Course

Courses

Language/History/Cultural Studies

This course focuses on the historical and cultural development of Spain today, from its foundations into the 21st century. Students study Roman colonization and Moorish conquest, through the passage from the dictatorship of Franco to today’s democracy. Using the unique resources of Seville and her surroundings, students experience Spain’s past and present in music, art, architecture, and popular cultural expression, including flamenco and film. Multiple excursions throughout Seville illustrate the topics and themes discussed in class. Please note: SPAN 312M the course is only worth 4 credits.
Prerequisites: One year of intermediate college Spanish or the equivalent.

Contact Hours: 60

Credits: 4

Language/History/Cultural Studies

For students with a solid knowledge of Spanish structures. Development of completeness and correctness in comprehension, oral expression, reading and writing.
Prerequisites: Minimum of one course in advanced college Spanish or the equivalent.

Contact Hours: 60

Credits: 4

Language/History/Cultural Studies

For students with a solid knowledge of Spanish structures. Development of completeness and correctness in comprehension, oral expression, reading and writing.
Prerequisites: One year of intermediate college Spanish or the equivalent.

Contact Hours: 60

Credits: 4

Language/History/Cultural Studies

Development of comprehension, oral expression, reading and writing. Systematic vocabulary building on a variety of practice themes. Guided discussions.
Prerequisites: Minimum of one semester of intermediate college Spanish or the equivalent.

Contact Hours: 60

Credits: 4

Language/History/Cultural Studies

Development of comprehension, oral expression, reading, and writing. Systematic vocabulary building on a variety of practice themes. Guided discussions.
Prerequisites: Two years of high school Spanish or one year of elementary college Spanish or the equivalent.

Contact Hours: 60

Credits: 4

Language/History/Cultural Studies

This course is a continuation of SPAN 101M that further develops students’ ability to use basic structures and practical vocabulary. Emphasis on oral communication. Only offered in May.
Prerequisites: One semester of elementary Spanish or the equivalent.

Contact Hours: 60

Credits: 4

Language/History/Cultural Studies

Basic structures, practical vocabulary, extensive oral practice. (60 hours, 4 credits)
Prerequisites: No previous knowledge of Spanish is necessary.

Contact Hours: 60

Credits: 4

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 🎓

Dates & Fees

Term

Deadline

Start Date

End Date

Fee

Application

Apr 15, 2025

May, 2025

Jun, 2025

$5.300

Students Showing Off The Dance Moves They Learned During Their Semester In Seville

Deadline

Start Date

End Date

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Apr 15, 2024

May 10, 2024

Jun 1, 2024

$5.300

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