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Travel and Course Dates: June 6 – 28, 2020

Are you ready to immerse yourself in Spanish language and culture? Practice and grow your Spanish proficiency in this 3-week intensive language immersion program in Salamanca, Spain.

Live with a host family, take daily Spanish lessons with native speakers, participate in local cultural celebrations, and explore the beautiful city and surrounding area, with daily activities and weekend excursions.

The three-week intensive language experience is coordinated by SPC and Estudio Sampere– a NAFSA affiliate accredited by Spain’s Instituto Cervantes, the most well-recognized international accreditation body for Spanish language instruction.

Classes are offered at all levels and are taught by Spanish professors five days a week. The instructional program includes 20 language lessons addressing function and communicative skills, plus five cultural lessons per week. Cultural activities and tours reinforce the student’s proficiency in the language and appreciation of the culture.

Learn more about the city of Salamanca by watching this video.

Think you can’t afford to study abroad? Scholarships and other ways to fund your study abroad program are available. Explore scholarship options now.

Available courses – Students must enroll in at least one course from the list below. Please note that  students cannot complete the 2 semesters of foreign language requirement during this three-week program. 

Note: Please talk to an advisor to ensure you have met all college enrollment requirements AND course prerequisites. Once accepted into the program, students will be notified of the Course Number and enrollment dates/deadlines. 

  • SPN 1120 Elementary Spanish I 4 credits
  • SPN 1121 Elementary Spanish II 4 credits
  • SPN 2200 Intermediate Spanish I 3 credits
  • SPN 2201 Intermediate Spanish II 3 credits
  • SPN 2240 Spanish Conversation and Comp I 3 credits
  • SPN 2241 Spanish Conversation and Comp II 3 credits
  • SPN 2249 Study Abroad Working Experience 1-3 credit(s)

Lead faculty – Roxana Levin
After you submit the application online, we will review it and an automatic email will be sent to your college email with details of your next steps, including scheduling your interview with the Spain trip lead faculty, Roxana Levin, 727-712-5830.

Student Travel Blog – For a taste of what it’s like to study abroad in Spain, or to follow our students as they travel, read posts from the Spain blog below.

SPC student discovers picturesque ghost towns and fairy tale villages in Spain

Encountering digital artworks, enchanting gardens, and majestic castles during study abroad in Spain. – Alexa Ortiz, SPC Student, Spain Program, June 2019  Where do I start? There are numerous aspects of my experience in Spain that I could talk about: the sights that I’ve seen, the food that I’ve eaten, and even the number of hours … Continue reading SPC student discovers picturesque ghost towns and fairy tale villages in Spain

SPC students experience regional cultures in coastal Spain (and France!)

Excursions to San Sebastian, Basque country, and the beach in Biarritz (France) during study abroad in Spain. Considering further international study after learning Spanish in Salamanca – Barry Russell, SPC Student, Spain Program, June 2019  This place is glorious! Salamanca is a beautiful town with beautiful history and beautiful people. While fluent English-speakers are few and … Continue reading SPC students experience regional cultures in coastal Spain (and France!)

Experience Spanish Language Immersion in Spain with SPC – June 2020!

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Apply by February 28, 2020 Are you ready to immerse yourself in Spanish language and culture? Join lead faculty Roxana Levin for three weeks in Salamanca, Spain! Practice and grow your Spanish proficiency in this 3-week intensive language immersion program. Live with a host family, take daily Spanish lessons with native speakers, participate in local … Continue reading Experience Spanish Language Immersion in Spain with SPC – June 2020!

SPC student finds “a perfect opportunity to walk through history” in Spain

Learning about St. Theresa and the kings of Ávila, and seeing an enchanting walled city illuminated during study abroad in Spain. – Derell Parrott, SPC Student, Spain Program, June 2019  After being in Salamanca for over a week and a half it started to feel like my second home. I enjoyed my host mother Naty and … Continue reading SPC student finds “a perfect opportunity to walk through history” in Spain

SPC student creates communication solutions on first day in Spain

Navigating a solo day in Madrid, exploring Spanish towns, and finding a beautiful beach in Biarritz, France during study abroad in Spain. – Spencer Phillips, SPC Student, Spain Program, June 2019  In Spain, I have been opened up to the culture and the language of Salamanca. It has definitely been an experience I won’t forget. I … Continue reading SPC student creates communication solutions on first day in Spain

SPC student rekindles his passion for flamenco guitar in Spain

An encounter with local student minstrels and a tour of a guitar factory inspire a new commitment to music during study abroad in Spain – Keith Martin, SPC Student, Spain Program, June 2019  España is famous for a variety of things, the most well known include: flamenco, jamón ibérico, the flamenco guitar, and Andalucian horses. Having … Continue reading SPC student rekindles his passion for flamenco guitar in Spain

SPC students increase Spanish fluency through immersion course in Spain

Communicating in Spanish while exploring historic towns during study abroad in Spain. The history and culture of Spain – Angela Mclenan, SPC Student, Spain Program, June 2019 Studying abroad in Salamanca is more than learning Spanish. It is an adventure deep into the history and culture of Spain from the people who know it best!! From … Continue reading SPC students increase Spanish fluency through immersion course in Spain

SPC student explores historic architecture during excursions in Spain

Traveling abroad for the first time and learning language, history, culture, and a wedding dance during study abroad in Spain. – Makennah LeMay, SPC Student, Spain Program, June 2019  My experience in España so far has been unforgettable. This being my first time traveling alone or outside of the country, I was a little nervous, but … Continue reading SPC student explores historic architecture during excursions in Spain

SPC student learns Spanish culture through food, festivals and family in Spain

Celebrating festivities with the locals, daily dining with a host family, and an excursion to San Sebastian during study abroad in Spain. – Joelle Brown, SPC Student, Spain Program, June 2019 I’ve always had an interest in learning different languages and about other cultures, seeing new and exciting places and trying new experiences. I have never … Continue reading SPC student learns Spanish culture through food, festivals and family in Spain

SPC student becomes more willing to venture ‘far away’ after study in Spain

A self-described “homebody” finds a beautiful home away from home during study abroad in Salamanca, Spain. – Caitlin Katz, SPC Student, Spain Program, June 2019 I will be the first to admit that I am a homebody. The idea of traveling to a foreign country, while enticing, scares me more than anything. Yet here I … Continue reading SPC student becomes more willing to venture ‘far away’ after study in Spain