Past Review

By (Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rice University) for

CIEE: Seville - Summer Language and Culture

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned a lot about myself, the world around me and the country of Spain.

Personal Information

If you took classes at multiple universities, list those universities here: Universidad de Sevilla
The term and year this program took place: Summer 2009

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

I learned a lot in the class as well as outside of it with the trips that were scheduled for us

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

They were adequate

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?


* Food:

Delicious home cooking.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

The sites we toured were beautiful and the guides were knowledgeable and we were offered many cultural experiences outside of the class room.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

safe and sound

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? No


* Money: How easily were you able to live on a student's budget?

(1 = not very easy/$200+ on food & personal expenses/week, 2.5 = $100/week, 5 = very easily/minimal cost)


How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? Intermediate
Language acquisition improvement?

I could hold a conversation for once.

Other Program Information

* Who did you take classes with?

Select all that apply

  • Americans

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? It's fun and enlightening