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Seville, capital of Andalusia and Spain’s 4th largest city, is located between the Sierra Morena mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoying culture from the Romans, Visigoths, Muslims, Jews and Christians throughout the ages, and serving as the fo... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.6
Based on 8 Reviews
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June 11, 2019 Incredible
I learned to have more confidence in myself. - Eastern Illinois University View Entire Review
I was able to practice my Spanish much more, get to know more people, gain a more international outlook, understand people from other cultures. It was very worthwhile! - Berea College View Entire Review
December 19, 2017 Academic Year In Seville
I learned a lot about being independent while studying in Seville, and I made lifelong friends. I felt very supported by the API program staff, but also like I was living in a foreign country on my own, which is something I wanted out of my experience. API was the most affordable option that I found, while also including so much... - Western Washington University View Entire Review
Definitely gained some independence from traveling solo and navigating foreign countries alone. I gained a lot of international experience and my Spanish has improved a lot. - Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne / IPFW View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with API (Academic Programs International): Seville - University of Seville
Past Review Rollercoaster
I learned a lot about myself, and experienced a lot by seeing and traveling. Also traveling messes a lot with your system and skin. Taking care of yourself makes a huge difference - Salem State College View Entire Review
I made some close friends, and my language skills improved greatly. Absolutely worthwhile! - University of Maine at Orono View Entire Review
I gained so many friends all over Europe that I plan to visit later. I became fluent in Spanish and I became much less ethnocentric while appreciating the pros and cons of both nations. Spain provided so many experiences that I'll never forget. - University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa View Entire Review
Past Review ¡Guau!
It was so worthwhile! I gained language and travelling experience--- now I have a lot more confidence in myself and in others as well. - Berea College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with API (Academic Programs International): Seville - University of Seville
The experience that API provided me has encouraged me to try to go abroad again. I plan on teaching in the region in the near future. Not only has the experience raised my level of spanish, I now understand the European culture much better. - Pacific University View Entire Review
The experience was life changing. It shows you the different perspectives that are not always seen from the news feeds inside of the United States. In addition, the mentality and way of life is very different to some of our cultural norms. - University of Florida View Entire Review
I learned a lot about my self and improved my Spanish skills while having a wonderful time. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself, being independent, and how to adapt to a new culture. I learned a lot of Spanish, gained lifelong friends, and explored a new part of the world. This experience was definitely life-changing and worthwhile. - Concordia University Nebraska View Entire Review
June 07, 2018 Unforgettable
Being independent and being able to communicate to people in another language. I came to realize what my dislikes and likes were, I pushed my comfort zone to be able to interact with other people in the community and live to fullest while there - University of Maine - Orono View Entire Review
January 04, 2017 Mejor Tiempo De Mi Vida
I gained some awesome friends that I will keep in touch with my whole life and I also got to see so much of Europe. - Salem State University View Entire Review
It was worthwhile for sure! I learned a lot about my own ability to be independent and handle frustrating or difficult situations, even with the added stress of being in a country where the language was not my first. - Berea College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with API (Academic Programs International): Seville - University of Seville
I gained not only knowledge of Spanish culture, but knowledge of myself, the opportunity to "soul search", enrichment, great friends, confidence and fluency in the Spanish language. It is impossible to fathom the study abroad experience until one has personally experienced it. It is truly magical. - University of Maine at Orono View Entire Review
Past Review Amazing
i loved every second of it. i gained a knowledge of another culture which in today's world is a super important thing to gain insight on. - University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse View Entire Review
It was definitely a worthwhile experience. I learned how to be a better listener, always keep an open mind, and how to have fun no matter what I was doing. - University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with API (Academic Programs International): Seville - University of Seville
I learned that I was more independent that I thought, how to be resourceful, gained courage and confidence in myself, and improved my ability to speak and understand Spanish, my number one goal. I furthermore learned how deep my passion for Spanish truly is and have realized that I want to work abroad or work in the study abroad... - University of Michigan - Ann Arbor View Entire Review
This experience was the best of my life so far and certainly the most unique. I gained an awareness of and confidence in my own abilities to create the life I truly want for myself. I can now better recognize and accept my desire for adventure and also realize what kind of people I would like to surround myself with. I also le... - Providence College View Entire Review
SOOOOO worth it. Loved every minute of it and can't wait to get back there!!!! - University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse View Entire Review

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Seville, capital of Andalusia and Spain’s 4th largest city, is located between the Sierra Morena mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoying culture from the Romans, Visigoths, Muslims, Jews and Christians throughout the ages, and serving as the focal point of the Spanish Renaissance, Seville is rich in history and tradition. When visiting Seville one can experience the city as it was centuries ago. The lovely winding streets and active public squares of the Barrio Santa Cruz allow the visitor insight into the oldest portion of the city, and the list of monuments and historic sites is seemingly endless. The Tower of Gold once served as landmark for arriving ships and Seville’s amazing Cathedral houses the tomb of Christopher Columbus. The 12th century Moorish palace, the Alcázar, is the oldest palace-fortress still in use by European royalty. While studying, exploring the streets, visiting museums, or soaking up Spanish culture, API students in Seville gain a broad education in Spanish language and civilization.

Programs in Seville Includes:


  • Universidad De Sevilla Spanish Language & Humanities: Designed for advanced and superior level Spanish speakers who wish to study abroad in Seville, the Spanish Language and Humanities Program requires that students have completed at 3-4 semesters of college-level Spanish or the equivalent for admission. Students take 4-5 courses per semester, for a total of 12-15 credits. This program is ideal for students who want to study a broad range of courses focusing on Spanish language and culture. It is a very beneficial program for Spanish majors and minors. All classes are equivalent to three U.S. semester credits. Students with 3-4 semesters of college-level Spanish take the advanced level classes. Students with five or more semesters of college-level Spanish enroll in the high advanced level classes. High advanced students also have the option of enrolling in courses with Spaniards.


  • Universidad De Sevilla Contemporary Hispanic Studies: Designed for students who wish to study abroad in Seville with no previous knowledge of Spanish, the Contemporary Hispanic Studies program offers a number of cultural courses taught in English, and many also feature some Spanish language instruction.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • Spanish
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Liberal Arts, General Studies
  • Spanish and Iberian Studies
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literature
  • Spanish Language, Literature
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • International Business
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Year Founded:
1997
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API / Academic Programs International Scholarships

API is pleased to support students who are the first in their families to attend a college or university. The First Generation Scholarship award ranges from $250 to $750 per session and is available for academic year, quarter/semester, and summer students.

$250-$750

Deadlines:
FALL/YEAR: June 10 SPRING SEMESTER / WINTER QUARTER PROGRAMS: October 15 SPRING QUARTER: December 15 SUMMER: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
In order to be eligible to apply, students must meet the following requirements: Have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher Be a first-generation college student (i.e., parents and grandparents did not attend a college or university). Show financial need. Letter of recommendation, two essays,

This scholarship is offered to API participants who attend a community or technical college in the U.S., and awards range from $250 to $750 per session.

$250-$750

Deadlines:
FALL/YEAR: June 10 SPRING SEMESTER / WINTER QUARTER PROGRAMS: October 15 SPRING QUARTER: December 15 SUMMER: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
Letter of recommendation, two essays,

The API STEM scholarship is offered for API participants who are studying science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The API STEM Scholarship award ranges from $250 to $750 and is available for academic year, quarter/semester, and summer students.

$250-$750

Deadlines:
FALL/YEAR: June 10 SPRING SEMESTER / WINTER QUARTER PROGRAMS: October 15 SPRING QUARTER: December 15 SUMMER: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
In order to be eligible to apply, students must meet the following requirements: Have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher. Major in an area classified as a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics). Special consideration will be given to students who are taking courses related to their major while abroad. Show financial need. Letter of recommendation Two essays

The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide. Students participating in an API program who have been awarded a Gilman scholarship will be eligible to receive up to $1,000 in matching contributions from API for a study abroad program, or up to $500 in matching contributions from API for an intern abroad program. To receive this award, Gilman winners should indicate their scholarship details on their financial aid information after acceptance to an API study abroad program.

Up to $1,000

Deadlines:
See Gilman deadlines in link below.

Guidelines/Requirements:
See Gilman requirements in link below.

API is proud to provide a diversity scholarship in order to support students from a variety of backgrounds. The API Diversity Scholarship award ranges from $250 to $750 and is available for academic year, quarter/semester, or summer students. In order to qualify for this scholarship, students must be one or more of the following: a U.S. military veteran, a non-traditional student (30 years old or older), a student with a disability, a minority student, and/or a LGBTQ student.

$250-$750

Deadlines:
FALL/YEAR: June 10 SPRING SEMESTER / WINTER QUARTER PROGRAMS: October 15 SPRING QUARTER: December 15 SUMMER: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
In order to qualify for this scholarship, students must be one or more of the following: a U.S. military veteran, a non-traditional student (30 years old or older), a student with a disability, a minority student, and/or a LGBTQ student. Letter of recommendation Two essays

It is not an easy task to juggle the demands of college athletics with academic responsibilities while pursuing other interests on campus. API supports both current and college-bound student-athletes participating on our programs. We welcome student-athletes across all divisions of the NCAA, NAIA, and NJCAA to apply.

$250- $750

Deadlines:
FALL/YEAR: June 10 SPRING SEMESTER / WINTER QUARTER PROGRAMS: October 15 SPRING QUARTER: December 15 SUMMER: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
Only for student-athletes across all divisions of the NCAA, NAIA, and NJCAA. Students applying must also have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, and submit a letter of recommendation and two essays.

The API regional scholarships (Asia/Middle East, Europe, Latin America) provide awards that range from $250 to $800 per session. All API students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher are encouraged to apply. The scholarship is both need and merit-based. We will review your academic record, essays and financial need as stated in your own words. This scholarship is offered to quarter/semester, academic year, and summer students.

$250-$800

Deadlines:
FALL/YEAR: June 10 SPRING SEMESTER / WINTER QUARTER PROGRAMS: October 15 SPRING QUARTER: December 15 SUMMER: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
3.0+ GPA, Letter of recommendation, two essays,

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