Seville: An Unforgetable Experience Past Review

By (International Management, Pace University) for

ISA Study Abroad in Sevilla, Spain

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
YES! I met wonderful people, and learned a lot about Seville culture.

Review Photos

International Studies Abroad (ISA): Seville - Spanish Language, Culture & Business in English Photo

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 0-2 weeks

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

The workload was manageable, it was not overwhelming, but did not leave me with huge amounts of time.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

There were very few weaknesses with the program, I can not recall any at the moment. The staff was very supportive and constantly available for all types of questions.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

I lived with a host family and she prepared all of our meals.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

There were work protest, which was great to see.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

The streets were very clean and police were easily accessible.

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes


* 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)

Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Baggage at the airport!


* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes
How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? Beginner
What was the highest level language course you had completed prior to departure? 300 level course, I earned a minor in Spanish
Language acquisition improvement?

Everyone spoke english in the university.

If applicable, to what degree did your living situation aid your language acquisition?

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Hotel
  • Host Family
* Who did you live with?

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  • Host Family
  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

Select all that apply

  • Americans

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • How friendly and caring the staff were.
* What could be improved?
  • Speak spanish more.