Want a classroom with a view of 100 miles of pristine coastline? Want to combine the southern Spanish sun with language and culture learning? Join Professor Maria Monteso in Alicante, Spain for the trip of a lifetime! You’ll spend a full month immersed in all Spain has to offer from their amazing flavors to the spectacular views of the Mediterranean Sea. The program offers 6 credit hours including a Spanish language class taught by the University of Alicante for learners of any level and SPAN U250 or U350 taught by Prof. Monteso.

*Program Details are subject to change.

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  • Departure: May 31, 2024 (Program starts in Spain in June 1).
    Return: June 29, 2024

    Dates are subject to change.

  • Program Fee: $2,700 (Estimated based on currency conversion – See payment schedule.)

    Fee includes: University of Alicante tuition & scheduled events/tours, housing (host family), some meals, most in-country transportation, health & travel insurance.

    Fee does not include: tuition for USC Upstate course, airfare, some meals, trip delay/cancellation insurance, option excursions.

    Payment Schedule:
    Deposit & Insurance Payment to USC Upstate: $460 – Feb. 1, 2024
    Deposit Payment to University of Alicante: €500* – Due Mar. 19, 2024
    Final Payment to University of Alicante: €1,547* – Due Apr. 29, 2024

    *Payments are subject to the University of Alicante refund policies. UA may provide additional details upon request.

  • Students interested in applying to this program should email to receive the necessary documents. Virtual or in-person advisement may also be requested to discuss any issues related to study abroad.

  • Program Leader: Prof. Maria Monteso

    Study Abroad Advisor: Patrick McCleary