Short-Term (Includes J-Term, May Term and Non-Summer Intensive Months)
Humanities & Social Sciences
University of Alicante
Join students from across Spain, Europe, and the world as you take classes in humanities and social sciences. All elective courses are taught in English. You’ll also improve your language proficiency by taking a Spanish language course at your level, from beginner to advanced. This program’s flexibility allows you to take courses toward your major, choose elective courses in your area of academic or personal interest, and improve your Spanish language skills.
Take the opportunity to take STEM courses and learn alongside local Spanish and other international students while staying on track for graduation. You are able to study hard sciences, such as chemistry, physics and biology, as well as civil, computer and chemical engineering at our partner, University of Alicante, all taught in English. You’ll also improve your Spanish language skills by taking a language course and have the opportunity to complement your STEM studies with courses in subjects like literature, business, political science, and humanities to earn credit for elective or general education requirements.
Complete your requirement in Organic Chemistry I while studying on the Costa Blanca of Spain. Known as a tourist destination for Europeans, you’ll encounter people from various background as you wander the narrow streets of old town Alicante, and take in the Mediterranean coast. With coursework offered at the University of Alicante, you’ll benefit from a smaller classes which allows for more engagement and discussion in the course, and the opportunity to get to know your instructor.
Attend class alongside other international students at our partner, University of Alicante, as you study business concepts through an international lens and develop the skills you need to thrive in today’s global economy. Complement business coursework with elective courses from a range of subject areas – all taught in English. You’ll also improve your Spanish language skills by taking a language course, offered for all levels of ability.
Explore the complex themes of identity and global citizenship through coursework focused on topics such as intercultural communication; gender, language and power; and teaching languages for social justice. The question of what it means to be a global citizen will be examined through multiple lenses, including the migrant crisis in Europe, and around the world. Students will interact with Asylum seekers in Alicante through intercultural exchanges and volunteer work at local NGOs.
Gain Spanish proficiency through language courses geared to your language level, as well as through electives taught in Spanish. While language acquisition for all levels of Spanish speakers is the primary focus, you’ll also gain insight into Spanish culture and society.
Designed for students at all levels of Spanish proficiency, you’ll improve and refine your Spanish language skills both inside and outside the classroom. In this intensive language program, you’ll have the option to study for a full semester or a shorter timeframe such as a J-Term or summer session.