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north of the Mediterranean coastal city of Alicante, the University of
Alicante was founded in 1979. The main campus is located in San Vicente del
Raspeig and is now host to over 28,000 students. The university offers over 50
degrees and houses 5 research institutes. While a majority of their classes
are taught in Spanish, they also offer a growing number of courses in
English in areas including art, business, engineering, sciences and others.
Visit their website for a campus
The city of Alicante, or Alacant for those who speak
Valencian, is a historic Mediterranean port in the southern Valencian
Community of Spain. It is met at the sea by the Costa Blanca which is a 120
mile stretch of coastline that is a popular tourist destination. The
metropolitan area is home to around three-quarters of a million people.
Using a new rail system, people can travel to the world-renowned cities of
Madrid and Barcelona with ease.
Language of Instruction: Spanish and a
variety of courses in EnglishEligibility
Requirements: Sophomore standing or higher and a 2.75 GPALength of Study: Semester or year
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