The Spanish Studies program in Granada, Spain is an exciting six-week program for undergraduate students. This program provides students with an opportunity to improve their command of Spanish and immerse themselves in the culture of Spain. Students will attend classes at the Centro de Lenguas Modernas at the University of Granada. The program will feature many historic destinations and cultural activities.In Granada, students will visit Alhambra and Generalife, Catedral and Capilla Real and Albaicín y Sacromonte. Students will spend two nights in Seville visiting Alcázar de Sevilla, Giralda, Catedral and Barrio de Santa Cruz.The five nights in Madrid will include Museo del Prado, Museo de Reina Sofía, Palacio de Oriente and Madrid de los Austrias y de los Borbones. In Córdoba, students will see Mezquita, Sinagoga and Judería (barrio judío de Córdoba). Other possible trips will be a day trip to Las Alpujarras, the city of Toledo, and additional cultural tours of the city.
There will be a few class sessions prior to departure, where the program's coursework will be discussed,
and students will receive important pre-departure information about health, safety & insurance.
There may also be at least one class session held after returning to Atlanta for debriefing. Please note: Georgia State University reserves the right to alter travel and other arrangements if required by circumstances.
May 26: Departure from Atlanta to Madrid, arrive next day
May 27 - 29: Madrid
May 30: Departure to Granada, meet host families
May 31 - June 30: Attend classes in Granada
July 1 - 2: Travel to Sevilla
July 3 - 5: Travel to Madrid
July 6: Departure from Madrid to Atlanta
Participants will live with selected Spanish families in Granada. This unique experience will allow them to strengthen their language skills, improve competence in the target language, and be immersed in the culture of Spain. The host families will provide three meals per day and laundry service. In Madrid, Seville participants will stay in double occupancy rooms.
The program is open to undergraduate students who have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and completed at least two semesters of Spanish at college level or its equivalent (Spanish 1001 and 1002 at Georgia State University). Program size is limited and participation is contingent upon acceptance by the Program Director.
- Transient students should visit the
Transient Student tab on the How to Apply page of our website
- International students at Georgia State who hold F-1 visas must contact the Office of International Students and Scholar Services at
(404) 413-2070 to discuss possible implications of study abroad for their immigration status.
Participants who successfully complete the program's courses will receive 6
semester hours of course credit at Georgia State University. Undergraduate students should register for SPAN 2000, 3000 or 4,000 level courses at the direction of their program director
. Students from other institutions should follow their institution's regulations concerning transfer credits.
Program cost may vary at any time according to currency fluctuations and changing travel arrangements. The program cost is tentatively set at $3,985, PLUS regular Georgia State University tuition and fees. Nonresident/out-of-state students will pay in-state tuition plus a $250 fee in addition to the program cost.
Program Cost Includes:
- Accommodation with selected families in Granada (includes three meals/day and laundry service)
- Daily continental breakfast
- Ground transportation by bus and AVE (high speed train) for excursions, trips, and transfers
- Hotels in Seville and Madrid (breakfast included)
- Trips, excursions and entrance fees in Granada, Seville, Córdoba, Toledo, and Madrid
- International insurance
Program Cost Does Not Include:
February 15, 2019: $750 deposit due
March 15, 2019: $1735 payment due
Early April 2019: Program fee charged to PAWs
Early May 2019: $1,500 Remaining balance due with tuition & fees
All payments are non-refundable upon receipt
Financial Aid & Scholarships
Georgia State University students may use any financial aid they currently receive for the term they study abroad, including: Pell Grant, Federal Direct Loans (Subsidized and Unsubsidized Stafford Loans and PLUS loans), Perkins Loan, HOPE Scholarship, and other scholarships. Please note: due to federal regulations, these funds are not available in time to use for your initial payments!
Georgia State University students may be eligible for the IEF Scholarship
and the International Access Scholarship
- Meet the eligibility requirements
- Are accepted into a program
- Pay a deposit by the deposit deadline
will be considered for these scholarships based upon the program application they submit. Visit the scholarship page on our website
or stop by the Study Abroad Programs Office for advisement to learn more about
other scholarship opportunities
& financial aid for study abroad
Study Abroad Advising
Interested in studying abroad, but not quite sure where to get started? Meeting with a Peer Advisor
is your first step in studying abroad! All of our Peer Advisors have study abroad experience and can help you define your goals for studying abroad and point you to resources to make your study abroad experience a success. After you meet with a Peer Advisor to learn the basics about studying abroad, you are eligible to come in to meet with a Study Abroad Advisor
during walk-in advising hours. Study Abroad Advisors are here to guide you through the entire study abroad process, from choosing a program and applying to scholarships to making sure you're readjusting to life back on campus when you return. To view our current advising schedule, please visit our website
Study Abroad Programs Office
Georgia State University
Dahlberg Hall, 3rd Floor
Atlanta, Georgia 30303