Arcadia: Granada - STEM Summer Research - Granada

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  • Location(s): Granada, Spain
  • Program Type(s): Study Abroad, Research

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Spend eight weeks earning six credits this summer, while participating in significant environmental research in a distinct region of southern Spain! This STEM summer research program is based at the Andalusian Institute for Earth System Research (... read more

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Spend eight weeks earning six credits this summer, while participating in significant environmental research in a distinct region of southern Spain!

This STEM summer research program is based at the Andalusian Institute for Earth System Research (IISTA), one of Spain’s leading institutes for environmental research, in cooperation with the University of Granada.

This is a perfect opportunity for STEM students interested in physics, math, meteorology and environmental science to complete independent research, gain impressive experience toward future opportunities, and stay on track for graduation. 

Founded in 2011, the IISTA promotes scientific and technological knowledge, along with development and innovation, in the areas of earth science and environmental development.

Your research will be conducted in English; basic conversational Spanish can be useful for everyday life in Spain, but it’s not required to participate. 

Andalusia is a distinct and legendary region in southern Spain. It’s a storied, magical place, and the city of Granada is in its heart. Centuries of Moorish rule afford a unique diversity to its world-famous architecture and traditions. Modern Granada is a vibrant, affordable university town. This is the perfect place to soak up the culture, learn the language, meet local and international students, and experience the Spanish way of life. It’s home to stunning scenery and welcoming local atmosphere.

Projects are available in the following areas: Atmospheric Science/Meteorology; Environmental Health; Physics & Math

Additional Program Highlights: 


  • You will have in-depth discussions with your research mentor before arriving in Spain to begin work on your proposal.

  • This is particularly beneficial if you are aiming for graduate school in a scientific discipline.


ARCADIA EXCURSIONS
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...

WHY ARCADIA?
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.

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

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Research
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
Instruction Language(s):
  • Spanish
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Natural Resources and Conservation
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Spanish Language, Literature
  • Mathematics, Statistics
  • Meteorology
  • Physics
Minimum GPA:
2.8
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Arcadia Scholarships

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

$250-$2,500

Deadlines:
Applications are received on a rolling basis.

Guidelines/Requirements:
Only students who have been accepted to a program from Arcadia Abroad will be considered for an award.

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