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  • Locations: Valencia, Spain
  • Program Terms: Summer
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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 03/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission 05/22/2020 06/20/2020

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, Spanish Program Type: Study Abroad
Provider: Faculty-Led Field of Study: International Business, Spanish
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Faculty Program Leader: James Hunt, Lisa Scribner Advisor: Kara Pike Inman
Program Description:
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Valencia, Spain - Summer I


Program Description

Program Overview
Welcome to Valencia, the third largest city in Spain and among the liveliest. It is located on the Mediterranean Sea and offers ample cultural opportunities with the newly created cultural arts center in the city’s old riverbed. Valencia has a beautiful old quarter, some futuristic looking new buildings and a fantastic beach! This city is famous for its “Fallas” festival in March, its Cathedral, beautiful weather and its night life.

Location
Courses will be offered at the Universitat de València (UV) in the heart of Valencia. This 500-year old institution is attended by over 60,000 students from around the world each year. Classes will be taken there Monday through Thursday mornings, leaving ample time for cultural excursions on weekends and daily beach trips. The Spanish course is a UV course, and will be transferred back to UNCW as appropriate credit depending on students’ needs. Valencia is home to the most recent America’s Cup sailing event and in 2008 added a Formula One racing track throughout the city.

Program Activities & Features
  • Homestay w/Spanish family and 1 other student
  • 3 meals/day
  • Entrance into popular museums
  • Guided tours of Valencia
  • Classes in Spanish cooking (paella)

Eligibility

Students are eligible to apply for this program if they meet the following eligibility criteria:
  • Degree-seeking student
  • Must be at least 18 years of age at time of participation
  • Good judicial standing
  • 2.50+ GPA at time of application

Academic Details

  • MKT 340 Principles of Marketing (3 credits)
  • SPN ###: Spanish Language & Culture (3 credits)
Students’ level of Spanish will be assessed in Valencia

Program Dates

Application Deadline
March 15, 2020

Tentative Program Dates
May 22, 2020 - June 20, 2020

Financial Details

Estimated Program Fee: $2,414

Program Fee Includes:
  • Housing
  • 3 meals per day, clothes washed, 24 hour assistance with Instituto San Fernando
  • 2 sessions of cooking classes
  • Visit to BioPark
  • A guided visit of the city, 2 days of visits to the City of Arts & Sciences, winery tour (bus transportation included)
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • Assistance at the Valencia airport upon arrival, orientations
  • Health insurance
Additional Costs:
(not included in the program fee)
  • International airfare
  • Local Tranasportation
  • Textbooks (approx. $50)
  • UNCW tuition for 6 credits
  • Passport, if needed


Financial Aid and Scholarships
Federal and state financial aid may be applied towards this program. Even if you are normally ineligible for financial aid, you should submit a financial aid application (FAFSA). You may find that you are eligible for additional funding. 

UNCW students may also apply for a UNCW Education Abroad Grant and additional study abroad scholarships. Grant applications and additional information are available at https://uncw.edu/international/abroad/aid.html


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