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Kent State in Salamanca: Elementary/Intermediate Spanish Language Program
Salamanca, Spain (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 03/01/2020 ** 06/05/2020 07/04/2020
NOTE: The start and end dates ARE NOT the official dates set by the program. They are estimated dates based on the previous year. Do not use these dates when planning flights.

** Refer to the brochure page below for official program dates.
Program Description:
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QUICK FACTS
Language Pre-requisite: Elementary Spanish 1 
Primary Instruction Language: Spanish
Eligibility: 2.5 GPA
Program Type: KSU Sponsored Program/Faculty-led Program
Application deadline: March 1, 2020
Group Flight Payment due by March 1, 2020
OVERVIEW
This intensive Spanish language program takes students to la ciudad del español, Salamanca, Spain.  Salamanca is a city rich in history, famous for its nearly 800 year old university and the famous people who have studied there.

Students will take classes in the morning and then participate in cultural activities in the afternoon, such as museum visits, and cooking and flamenco lessons.  Weekend excursions to Andalusia and Madrid may also be included.

This program includes a group flight in which all students will fly to Spain together.
ACADEMIC OVERVIEW
Classes
Students enroll in a Spanish language class based on their level of proficiency.  Elementary to advanced levels are offered.  Students can receive up to 6 credit hours (3 KSU credits/3 transfer credits).

Tentative Dates
The program runs June 5 (program departs for Spain) - July 4, 2020.
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
This program is open to students with Spanish from beginner to intermediate (anyone who has not taken Intermediate Spanish 2 or higher).
Minimum 2.5 GPA.
ACCOMMODATION
Students stay with a host family who will provide 3 meals per day (unless you are traveling).  Students will have at least one roommate with them who is also a Kent State student.
COSTS & TUITION
The estimated cost of this program is $6,755 for in-state KSU tuition;  $7,865 for out-of-state KSU tuition (non-tuition guarantee cohort rates; see www.kent.edu/tuition for your cohort rate).   Finalized costs will be given later in the semester.  This fee includes: tuition, room & board, flight, cultural activities, some field trips, and international health insurance.  See www.kent.edu/tuition for current KSU tuition rates.

Learn more about using your financial aid to study abroad.

View a listing of study abroad scholarships.
LOCATION AND CDC IMMUNIZATION INFORMATION
You can learn more about your destination, including travel advisories, through the US Department of State website:  https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Spain.html​

Please make sure to visit the CDC website and check the required and suggested vaccinations to ensure that you have proper immunizations for your destination(s) before you depart.  https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/spain​

If vaccinations or medicines are needed according to the CDC, you can make arrangements with the DeWeese Health Center or your medical provider as soon as possible for immunization appointments.  Appointment openings are limited and they may have to order your vaccine, which takes time.  Plan accordingly.  https://www.kent.edu/uhs

OTHER INFORMATION
Maximum capacity: 10-15

Contact Kristin Stasiowski at kstasiow@kent.edu or Education Abroad at edabroad@kent.edu for more information.
Contact Professor Kim Talentino (ktalenti@kent.edu) for more information, especially about the class you will take while in Salamanca.
Salamanca Group  Photo 2016
 

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