Arcadia: Granada - Arcadia in Granada

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Located in the colorful, culturally rich Spanish region of Andalusia, Granada is a vibrant city with rich culture. This program can accommodate anyone, regardless of proficiency in Spanish, whether beginner or advanced.Courses are taught at either... read more

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February 07, 2016 Visit The Pomegranate
I learned about Spanish culture. It was worthwhile but I wonder if my time would have been better spent by either complete immersion or course more directly applicable to my major. - Rice University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Arcadia: Granada - University of Granada
This program was certainly worthwhile. I met amazing, interesting people, my language skills improved greatly, and Granada is a beautiful, navigable, lively city. There is a fantastic nightlife and many wonderful places nearby to travel to. You are a 1-2 hour bus ride from several beaches and mountain hiking paths. - Tufts University View Entire Review
My overall experience in Granada was amazing, but I would not choose to go again with the same program. - University of the Pacific View Entire Review
Yes, I became much more independent, and it made me want to go travel and immerse myself in a different culture after graduation - Tufts University View Entire Review
January 13, 2015 I Love Southern Spain!
I learned about independence, I learned who I am as a person, I learned how to appreciate life. - Trinity University View Entire Review
January 17, 2013 Granada
I loved living in Europe, especially Granada. It was absolutely worthwhile if even just for my use of Spanish, but it was an amazing experience. - Villanova University View Entire Review
It was deifinitely worthwhile. I gained perspective, improved my Spanish, and made lasting friendships. I saw amazing things that frame the world in a new context. I now approach Spanish literature with a new and more profound awareness of the dynamics at play. I have begun to distinguish human nature from cultural tendencies, a... - Harvard University View Entire Review
Past Review Espana
It was so worthwhile I decided while I was there to study abroad again the next semester. - Tufts University View Entire Review


Located in the colorful, culturally rich Spanish region of Andalusia, Granada is a vibrant city with rich culture. This program can accommodate anyone, regardless of proficiency in Spanish, whether beginner or advanced.

Courses are taught at either the Arcadia Granada Center or the Centro De Lenguas Modernas at the University of Granada. Environmental Studies course options that examine ecosystems and sustainability are popular. 

Travel to fascinating places of interest that enhance your cultural immersion and give a meaningful context to your academic courses. Here is a sampling:

  • The Museum of Exile and Colliure

  • Gincana in Granada and Barcelona

  • Discover Morocco

  • Guided Exploration of Alhambra

  • and more...

Arcadia opens the doors to new experiences, different academic learning, people, cultures and perspectives so you can build your own lifelong learning and memories:

  • Enjoy academic success – earn credit abroad

  • Explore a new world – excursions, activities, events, and so much more!

  • Get to know yourself – gain a new view of the world and your place in it.

  • Rely on us for support – 10 centers in 15 countries worldwide

  • Boost your resume – employers AND graduate schools.

Please check our website for dates and the latest program information.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • Spanish
  • English
Language Requirement(s):
  • Spanish
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Environmental Science
  • Business
  • European Studies
  • History
  • Spanish Language, Literature
  • International Business
  • Area, Ethnic and Group Studies
  • Natural Resources and Conservation
  • Romance Languages, Literature
Minimum GPA:
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Arcadia Scholarships

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia has one of the most extensive scholarship programs of any study abroad organization. As a non-profit university, Arcadia aims to help students for whom financial assistance can mean the difference between participation in an Arcadia program and staying home. Eligibility for our scholarships is based on financial need and approximately 70% of study abroad students who apply for aid from Arcadia receive some form of award.


Applications are received on a rolling basis.

Only students who have been accepted to a program from The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University will be considered for an award.


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