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  • Locations: Valencia, Spain
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: Spanish NC State Students Only: No
Minimum GPA: 2.0 Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Group Click here for a definition of this term College or Unit: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Duration: Short Term Click here for a definition of this term Provider: NC State
Program Description:
Spain: Lang and Culture in ValPROGRAM OVERVIEW
Study Spanish language and culture in the heart of Valencia, Spain! Valencia is Spain's third largest city. It is a fascinating combination of impressively decorated ancient buildings together with cutting-edge modern architecture. Valencia is also ideal, being centrally located along the Mediterranean Sea, with beautiful beaches, world-class sailing, and wonderful paella restaurants. On this program, students will stay with host families in Valencia, which will allow students to be fully immersed in the culture
and society.
Students will attend classes during the week at Servicios de Programas Universitarios program office, which is centrally located in Valencia. Students earn up to 6 NC
State credits from the courses listed below, all of which satisfy requirements for Spanish majors and minors.

  • Courses
    • FLS 331 or 332: Spanish Written & Oral Expression I or II (3 credits)
    • FL 395: History of Modern Spanish Art (3 credits)
    • FL 395: Spanish Culture and Civilization (3 credits)
  • NC State Program Cost
  • Program Dates
    • June 26 - July 28, 2019
  • Locations
    • Valencia, Spain; weekend trips and excursions throughout Spain
  • Contact
    • Leo Villa-Garcia,
    • Samuel Sotillo,
  • Eligibility
    • 2.0+ GPA
    • Not on active disciplinary probation
    • Not on Academic Integrity Probation currently or during the prior semester
    • Prerequisites: FLS 202
  • Interest Session
    • Thursday, November 8, 7:30-9 p.m. in Withers 145
Students will live with Spanish families and all meals will be included in the cost of the program. All student homes are located near either a bus stop or subway station with a direct route to the institute, so transportation will be very easy and affordable.

There will be many guided visits in the Valencia area, including the medieval cathedral, the Museo Fallero, a ceramics workshop in Manises, and the spectacular, modern Centro de Artes y Ciencias, designed by the world-renowed Valencian architect Calatravas.  Also available will be optional weekend trips (cost not included) and optional workshops. The entire month of July is Feria de Julio in Valencia with special bullfights, concerts, events and the famed Batalla de Flores (Flower Battle).

The Directors will notify students of the required arrival date and time. Transportation will be arranged on site for students, so it is highly recommend students arrive when requested. Additionally, the Directors will reserve seats on a specific flight, which students are encouraged to book. However, students will be required to make any deposits/payments for airfare directly to the travel agent by the set deadlines.
Students may also choose to make their own arrival arrangements, in which case they will be responsible for transportation from the airport or any additional nights of lodging required.

Financial aid is generally available to help qualified NC State students meet the expenses of NC State study abroad programs. Students from other institutions should contact their home institution study abroad and financial aid offices for information.  For additional funding, NC State students should consider applying for a study abroad scholarship from the Study Abroad Office.

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The University reserves the right to alter the program format and/or costs in case of conditions beyond its control. If the program is canceled or a student withdraws, a refund of program costs may not be available in all cases. Please refer to the Study Abroad Office Withdrawal and Refund Policy for details. Questions may be directed to: 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 02/15/2019
Rolling Admission 06/26/2019 07/28/2019

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This program is currently not accepting applications.