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Spanish Studies Abroad Service Learning Programs
Alicante, Spain; Cordoba, Argentina; Seville, Spain (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Spring,
Summer
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Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Restrictions: Luther applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Lang. of Instruction: Spanish Class Standing: 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior
Housing: Homestay Program Type: Internship, Off-Campus Study
Areas of Study: Internships, Service Learning Language GPA: 3.0
Program Description:

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CC-CS student celebrating FeriaSemester & Summer Service Learning Programs

Addressing issues in your host community and reaching out to others is a rewarding way to spend your time abroad. Service learning projects allow you to gain personal and professional development experience while improving your Spanish. Qualified students will be exposed to the daily lives of local citizens not otherwise experienced from the classroom.

Our program locations in Seville and Alicante, Spain and Córdoba, Argentina host a complex and diverse array of community outreach groups and educational organizations through which students can develop unique professional experiences abroad. Placements are made to suit each student's personal and academic goals. Regular meetings with the Resident Director and guided reflection support you through the experience. Complementary courses help you to work through the linguistic and cultural challenges you may run into while in the field.

 Learn the Language...

  • Downtown SevillePractical Spanish language experience in a local service learning placement
  • Linguistic support through intensive language courses
  • Optional semester course taught in Spanish by native professors
  •  Intercambios with native speakers

Travel the Land...

  • Seville by the Guadalquivir RiverAll-inclusive program-sponsored study trips and cultural activities
  • Overnight excursions arranged by Spanish Studies Abroad 
  • Ample time for independent travel

Live the Life...

  • Seville Cathedral, framed by orange treesGuidance through work culture by placement supervisor
  • Spanish Studies-designed course to aid cultural adaptation
  • Regular meetings with the Resident Director to troubleshoot challenges encountered in the field
  • Homestays with local families (housing in a student residence is also available in Seville)

Program Goals:
Semester Program
Gain professional experience, improve your Spanish, and serve your host community. Spanish Studies works with you to find a service learning placement that matches your interests and goals.

The curriculum allows you to maximize your experience by providing you with the language and cultural tools necessary for a productive placement. Aligned with the regular Spanish Studies semester program, you begin with an intensive language and culture course. During your service learning placement you have regular contact with the Resident Director, a supplemental course in cultural reflection, and an option to enroll in a semester course.
 
Summer Program
Spanish Studies offers you the unique opportunity to undertake in an intensive 8-week service learning placement, while benefiting from homestays and regularly scheduled cultural trips and activities offered by Spanish Studies Abroad. A one-credit language training course helps you to gain the linguistic tools necessary to integrate into Spanish work culture.

Program Inclusions:
Spanish Studies Abroad program fees include placement in a service learning project, tuition, room & board, meals, support of the onsite Spanish Studies staff, pre-departure support, laundry, overnight and local study visits, cultural activities, orientation, health insurance, computer access, and a Spanish Studies transcript. Optional trips and activities are also available.

Prerequisite: 
Successful completion of one semester of advanced college-level Spanish or the equivalent; minimum 3.0 GPA in Spanish coursework.

Other Service Learning Opportunities:
Spanish Studies Abroad also offers internship and service learning options for qualified students alongside coursework in the regular semester programs in all locations. Visit
www.spanishstudies.org/ServiceLearning for more information.

Contact:                                                                          Start your online application today
Spanish Studies Abroad
446 Main Street
Amherst MA, 01002
tel: (413)256-0011
email:
info@spanishstudies.org
www.spanishstudies.org 



Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 01-MAR-2018 31-MAR-2018 TBA TBA
Spring 2019 01-MAR-2018 31-MAR-2018 TBA TBA
Summer 2018 01-MAR-2018 31-MAR-2018 TBA TBA