Sol Education Abroad - IMSOL Winter Break Program in Granada, Spain
For our Winter Break, Summer III (August), and custom sessions students study at Instituto Mediterraneo Sol (IMSOL) which is located in Granada's historic center. IMSOL attracts students from all over the world. It is not uncommon to encounter sev... read more
I was pushed out of my comfort zone to make new friends and was forced to speak Spanish more often. A student - University of Houston View Entire Review
It was worthwhile. I gained the confidence to practice Spanish and not be afraid to mess up, because I am going to and thats okay. It is necessary to learn! Ara Matos - Texas A&M University - College Station View Entire Review
My speaking got incredibly better and I got out of my comfort zone. It was definitely worthwhile. Maria Ferragonio - Eastern Kentucky University View Entire Review
I learned a fairly good amount of Spanish in one month. This experience was definitely worthwhile. A student - Quest University Canada / Outbound View Entire Review
Different culture aspects, improved language skills, amazing friends, got to visit different cities in Spain and countries in Europe, great relationship with host families, learned a lot about the culture and history of Spain. Yes, it was worthwhile. Diana Herringer - Xavier University View Entire Review
On top of gaining the credits I needed to finish a Spanish minor, I gained perspective on other areas in the world and people living very different lives than me. I also improved my Spanish literacy which is a skill I will use for the rest of my life. A student - Winona State University View Entire Review
Very worthwile. I learned a lot about how this foriegn culture operates, and I can apply these things to many aspects of my life in the United States Jake Wald - Winona State University View Entire Review
Of course it was worthwhile! It was the best experience of my life. I had never been abroad before and I was honestly very nervous and scared. But after traveling and experiencing just a small other portion of the world made my eyes open and see what more the world has to offer. Hannah F - Texas A&M University - College Station View Entire Review
I learned Spanish medical terminology. It was definitely worthwhile because I was volunteering at a hospital last week and was able to have a conversation with a patient in Spanish. A student - University of Houston View Entire Review
I gained much more Spanish knowledge than I thought I would and even changed my minor to Spanish because I liked learning it so much. I loved learning the culture of Granada and historical things about the city. It was 100% worth the money and time spent there. Christen Stevenson - University of Houston View Entire Review
Cultural awareness is one of the main things I gained from this experience. I still keep apart of Granada, Spain close to my heart and on my mind. I am not aware of how different cultures are and how they might be all over the world. Tyra Sellers - Morgan State University View Entire Review
After studying in Granada, Spain this winter break, I realized that I wanted to share my amazing experience abroad with other students. I learned so much in such a short period of time and gained invaluable memories with other students in my program. Not only did I improve my Spanish significantly, I was able to immerse myself i... Sambridhi Paudyal - University of Houston View Entire Review
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I learned some Spanish and a little about what it's like to live in another country. Sam Proctor - Blinn College View Entire Review
I learned far too much to type it into this little box. including improving my spanish tremendously, I learned more about who I am as a person, what I want in my future life, how to be open to what life throws at you and discovered my love of traveling. Nicole Graziano - University of Colorado - Colorado Springs View Entire Review
For our Winter Break, Summer III (August), and custom sessions students study at Instituto Mediterraneo Sol (IMSOL) which is located in Granada's historic center. IMSOL attracts students from all over the world. It is not uncommon to encounter several nationalities in the same class. Spanish becomes your common language! This program is known for its small teacher-to-student ratio allowing for great Spanish immersion and acquisition. This is the ideal program for students interested in Spanish immersion and living in Spain. Granada is the perfect location due to its unique culture, wonderful student vibe, and relaxed atmosphere.
Program Type(s):Study Abroad
- January Term
- Spring Break
- Short Term
Relevant Study Subject(s):
- Spanish and Iberian Studies
- Spanish Language, Literature
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Sol Education Abroad Scholarships
Scholarships are available throughout the year. The goal of our annual scholarships is to allow students who would not be able to participate in a Study Abroad and Spanish Immersion program do so. Students must meet the Sol Education Abroad eligibility requirements.
$750, $500, $250, $100
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