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Spend a semester, summer or academic year in the charming and captivating city of Granada studying at the University of Granada. Courses are taught in English or Spanish, and no previous Spanish language study is required. Please visit website for... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.5
Based on 21 Reviews
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I learned a new way of living: more sustainably, more fresh foods, more outdoor adventures, and so much more. I gained confidence in my ability to plan a trip anywhere around the world and I learned how much I love the Spanish language. I now plan to do whatever it takes to live abroad and become fluent in the language. Study ab... - Washington State University View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself personally and how to talk to multiple different people. My Spanish skills greatly improved, it was very worth it. - Oklahoma State University - Stillwater View Entire Review
Independence, confidence, a greater sense of adventure - Oklahoma State University - Stillwater View Entire Review
April 03, 2018 Structured Freedom
I learned that we are all human, and that having the ability to be humble and listen is crucial in relating with anyone you encounter. - Hawaii Pacific University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with AIFS: Granada - University of Granada and Internship Program
Not only did I learn more of the Spanish language and their culture, but I also learned a lot about myself. Being away from your home and loved ones and living in a country where at first you don't know a single person can be so scary, but I can say that it taught me to get our of my comfort zone and to be more independent. I fe... - Berea College View Entire Review
From my experience, I learned how to empathize with those living in the United States who are not originally from here. My experience was most definitely worthwhile. - Ball State University View Entire Review
May 26, 2016 Great Experience!
It was definitely worth it and I will never forget it! - Centenary College of New Jersey View Entire Review
A new perspective on global issues. There was nothing like being in Western Europe during the Paris attack. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
I gained more confidence in my speaking ability and also discovered the career path I am currently pursuing as I get ready to graduate. Studying abroad was absolutely worthwhile and I truly believe everyone should find time to go abroad during college. - College of Charleston View Entire Review
May 23, 2015 No Expectations
The underlying elements of humanity that are present regardless of race or culture or ethnicity. Yes! It was definitely worthwhile. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
it was definitely worthwhile. I became much more independent and learned how to problem solve on my own. I also learned how to make new friends quickly in an unfamiliar setting. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with AIFS: Granada - University of Granada
I learned so much about myself and what I really want out of life. All the ups and downs of the trip were completely worth it! - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
Past Review Amazing
Learned a lot about Spanish culture - Millsaps College View Entire Review
I improved my Spanish dramatically and was able to see a lot of Spanish culture! - Capital University View Entire Review
August 08, 2018 ¡Increíble!
I gained the ability to see the world in a different reality different from that of the English one I was born into. - University of Wisconsin - Whitewater View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with AIFS: Granada - University of Granada and Internship Program
Absolutely! I got to travel across Europe, live in one of the most beautiful cities in Spain, and see the connection between the Islamic community and a language and culture that has always interested me. Being in Spain also sparked my desire to travel more and, to do more with my experiences studying abroad than just going to ... - Howard University View Entire Review
October 24, 2017 Absolutely Incredible!
I matured, learned to be independent and learned that with courage you are able to travel alone. - Ramapo College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with AIFS: Granada - University of Granada and Internship Program
September 07, 2016 My Spanish Spring
A lot of intangible "soft skills," professional and social skills, language skills, cultural awareness, flexibility...the list goes on. - Berea College View Entire Review
June 29, 2016 Amazing!
I learned to get out of my comfort zone and that there is a lot to see out there. It only takes a couple of minutes to buy a bus/plain ticket in order to see what is out there. - Mount St. Mary's University, Los Angeles View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with AIFS: Granada - University of Granada
I learned to be more confident and independent. I learned to go with the flow and be okay with a change of plans and a change of lifestyle. - Southwest Baptist University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with AIFS: Granada - University of Granada
I grew as a scholar and a person. I gained confidence and independence, and my Spanish got better. I have memories from that summer that I will have my whole life. It was completely worth it. - Southwest Baptist University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with AIFS: Granada - University of Granada
November 30, 2015 Best Decision I Made
Everything I did was worth it. I loved every second. - Florida Gulf Coast University View Entire Review
I learned so much more about myself and had the opportunity to travel more than I ever have been able to. Yes, I was frustrated with spanish sometimes and anxious about being around so many Americans, but overall it was an amazing experience to live/learn in such a beautiful country. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with AIFS: Granada - University of Granada
I am much more confident, and outgoing then I ever have been before. I know I can do anything I set my mind too. - Eastern Washington University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with AIFS: Granada - University of Granada
Definitely worthwhile; improved cultural knowledge, language proficiency and learned more about myself all while traveling the world. - Drake University View Entire Review

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Spend a semester, summer or academic year in the charming and captivating city of Granada studying at the University of Granada. Courses are taught in English or Spanish, and no previous Spanish language study is required. Please visit website for program-specific details and eligibility requirements. 

Live in a student apartment, a homestay or a student residence. All programs include housing, but depending on the term, some options may require a supplemental fee. All housing includes laundry facilities, internet and meal plan. 

You’ll enjoy cultural and social activities such as guided city walks, visits to museums and cultural sites, tapas evening with Spanish students, hiking in the nearby Sierra Nevadas, Spanish cooking classes, and traditional music and dance performances. Excursions may vary per term but may include trips such as a 3-day visit to Gibraltar, Seville and Cordoba and day trips to Ronda, La Alpujarra and the beach town of Nerja on the Costa del Sol. Optional excursions may include a 3-day trip to Morocco and a 3-day trip to Madrid and Toledo.

AIFS Granada offers a for-credit internship program to give students practical experience in a competitive and global world. Placements are available in education, communications, web and graphic design, non-profit and more. The Spanish Language and Culture Program at the University of Granada is offered in English and Spanish, and Advanced Hispanic Studies is offered to students with advanced Spanish language skills. An optional Early Start Program is also available to students at all levels of Spanish, giving them the opportunity to adjust to life in Spain. Volunteer opportunities are also available.

Summer students can begin or advance their Spanish language study with a 4, 6, 8, 10 or 12 week session in Granada. Students choose from an Intensive Spanish Language Program or Spanish Language and Culture Program, with courses in art, business, history, and literature taught in Spanish. Choose from a variety of different sessions or combine sessions for a longer stay with more credits.

Granada, perched between the dazzling white peaks of the Sierra Nevada and the blue Mediterranean of the Costa del Sol, has a cosmopolitan air, but retains the feel of a small, welcoming Andalusian town. Traces of Moorish, Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture can be found around every corner. Granada gives students the chance to be immersed in Spanish language, culture, cuisine and tradition in a city renowned for its cultural heritage and fusion.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Internship
Gap Year
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
  • Short Term
Instruction Language(s):
  • Spanish
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Architecture
  • Business
  • Cultural Studies
  • Dance
  • Fine Arts, Studio Arts
  • Latin American Studies
  • Spanish and Iberian Studies
  • Spanish Language, Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Area, Ethnic and Group Studies
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Film, Video, Photographic Arts
  • Geography
  • History
  • International Business
  • International Relations
  • Music
  • Political Science and Government
  • Religion / Religious Studies
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Liberal Arts, General Studies
Minimum GPA:
2.5
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