Past Review

By (Spanish Language Teacher Education., Indiana University of Pennsylvania) for

Malaca Instituto: Malaga - Spanish Courses, multiple levels

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I realized how much I love Spain and the spanish lifestyle.

Review Photos

Malaca Instituto: Malaga - Direct Enrollment & Exchange Photo

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 1 month - 6 months

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

The teachers were strict and we learned a lot, but they also pushed us to travel and experience the study abroad to the fullest.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

It was ocean front and the mom was extremely nice and helpful.

* Food:

Our host mom's cooking wasn't excellent, but she made it when we wanted it.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

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)


* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes
How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? Advanced
What was the highest level language course you had completed prior to departure? Medieval Spanish literature 410
Language acquisition improvement?

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

Direct Enrollment/Exchange

* Did you study abroad through an exchange program or did you directly enroll in the foreign university? Direct Enrollment

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Host Family
* Who did you live with?

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  • Host Family
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? You really see the world in a different way. Spain is the most culturally inviting country and has so much to offer.