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  • Locations: Malaga, Spain
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Spring
  • Restrictions: GSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Abroad Year Application Deadline Decision Date Program Start Date Program End Date
Academic Year 2019-2020 03/01/2019 ** N/A TBA TBA

** Students will be notified of acceptance by email and through their online application.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Housing: Apartment, Dorm
Language of Instruction: Spanish Program Type: GSU
Program Director: Dr. Bill Nichols Sponsoring College: College of Arts & Sciences
Sponsoring Department: Modern and Classical Languages Credit Type: GSU Credit
Credit Level: Graduate Credit, Undergraduate Credit
Program Description:


"While in Spain, I experienced something that I thought I would never get the chance to encounter. I climbed hills and ancient fortresses, experienced citizens and their culture, and even had the chance to explore other European cities and learn about their countries’ cultures." - Xavier, Spring 2014?

Students interested in speaking with program alumni can browse our Alumni Reference Network. The Alumni Reference Network is password-protected and only accessible to GSU students. Please contact the Study Abroad Office at (404) 413-2529 or for the password.

Please click the link for the University of Malaga Exchange brochure.
Please click the link for the Program Description for Medical Evaluations (coming soon!)

The Program: Students have the opportunity to experience Spanish culture while taking courses in Spanish literature, art, history, and film at the University of Málaga, located on Spain's famous Costa del Sol in Andalucía. Students can learn more about the university by visiting Students also have the opportunity to teach English. Undergraduate students would earn 300 Euros/month and graduate students 600 Euros/month.

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Eligibility: Students must be at the junior level or above, or graduate students. Students must be in good academic standing and possess the appropriate language competency to carry out normal university-level assignments in Spanish. Spanish majors and those with substantial Spanish experience are welcome to apply. Enrollment is limited to 4 students per year--apply early.

*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.

Courses and Credit: Students will earn Georgia State University credit for their courses. Students who wish to improve their Spanish language skills before beginning the regular semester are eligible to enroll in a three-week intensive Spanish class at the University of Málaga that carries a minimal fee.

Accommodations:  The University of Málaga offers housing at a private on-campus dormitory. Students living at the dorm will have air-conditioned, non-smoking individual rooms that include high-speed Internet. The cost of the dorm includes accesss to laundry, lounge aresa, study rooms, computer lab, fitness center, and 3 meals a day.

Costs: Regular Georgia State University tuition and fees, please see Tuition Rates plus mandatory international medical insurance. Students are responsible for airfare, lodging, food, and personal expenses.

Contact: Dr. William Nichols, Department of Modern & Classical Languages, College of Arts & Sciences


Phone: 404-413-6390