Arcadia: Granada - Arcadia in Granada
Even beginning students of Spanish have heard of Andalusia, a region in southern Spain. It’s a storied, magical place, and the city of Granada is in its heart. It’s a place where you go to find aspects of Spanish culture you read about in class. T... read more
I was able to experience another culture without the barrier of my own. I think that is an extremely worthwhile thing to experience, especially for those willing to actually listen to the opinions of the locals. Chloe Lobosco - Arcadia University View Entire Review
Independence Spanish skills Great friends A student - Temple University View Entire Review
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. A student - Rice University View Entire Review
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. Louise H - Tufts University View Entire Review
My overall experience in Granada was amazing, but I would not choose to go again with the same program. Bertha M - 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 Andy T - Tufts University View Entire Review
It was completely worth it. I learned that I can survive in a city where I don't know anyone or the language Samantha Hipe - Arcadia University View Entire Review
I feel like I learned so much going abroad, it's hard to sum it up in words. I gained a lot more independence, became more confident in myself, and learned so much about the local culture and culture of the region. I loved Spain a lot, and I highly highly recommend it to everyone who's thinking about going there. Christina Clemens - Trinity University View Entire Review
I learned about independence, I learned who I am as a person, I learned how to appreciate life. A student - Trinity University View Entire Review
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. Elizabeth N - 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... Alex M - Harvard University View Entire Review
It was so worthwhile I decided while I was there to study abroad again the next semester. Amy G - Tufts University View Entire Review
Courses are taught at either the Arcadia Granada Center or the Centro De Lenguas Modernas at the Universidad de Granada.
Optional intensive Spanish language pre-session course available.
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 is a nationally recognized leader in higher education, offering exceptional study, research and internship experiences for students from colleges and universities across the US. Our unique combination of customized, diverse academic programming and comprehensive support allows students to explore new worlds, get to know themselves, boost their resumes for future job opportunities and graduate school, and experience the incredible growth and shifts in perspective that a culturally immersive experience can deliver.
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Program Type(s):Study Abroad
- Academic Year
Relevant Study Subject(s):
- European Studies
- Communication and Media Studies
- Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
- Spanish Language, Literature
- Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literature
- Middle/Near Eastern Languages, Literature
- Religion / Religious Studies
- International Relations
- Political Science and Government
- Visual and Performing Arts
- Film, Video, Photographic Arts
- Finance, Financial Services
- International Business
- Art History, Criticism and Conservation
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Arcadia aims to help students for whom financial assistance can mean the difference between participating on an Arcadia program and staying home. Arcadia scholarships are awarded to eligible applicants based on need. Approximately 70% of study abroad students who apply for aid from Arcadia receive some form of award