AIFS Study Abroad in Granada, Spain: Semester Internship
AIFS Granada offers a for-credit internship program to give students practical experience in a competitive and global world. The International Internship Program gives students with an upper Intermediate level of Spanish and above the opportunity to intern in a local business, in a private hospital shadowing/ working with healthcare professionals, in a NGO or as a student teacher in a local school. The Spanish Language and Culture Program at the University of Granada is offered in English and Spanish, and Advanced Hispanic Studies is offered to students with advanced Spanish language skills. An optional Early Start Program is also available to students at all levels of Spanish, giving them the opportunity to adjust to life in Spain. Volunteer opportunities are also available.
Granada, perched between the dazzling white peaks of the Sierra Nevada and the blue Mediterranean of the Costa del Sol, has a cosmopolitan air, but retains the feel of a small, welcoming Andalusian town. Traces of Moorish, Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture can be found around every corner. Granada gives students the chance to be immersed in Spanish language, culture, cuisine and tradition in a city renowned for its cultural heritage and fusion. You’ll enjoy cultural and social activities such as guided city walks, visits to museums and cultural sites, tapas evening with Spanish students, hiking in the nearby Sierra Nevadas, Spanish cooking classes, and traditional music and dance performances. AIFS includes a 3-day trip to Gibraltar, Seville and Cordoba, and day trips to Ronda and the beach town of Nerja. Optional excursions include a 3-day trip to Morocco, and a 3-day trip to Madrid and Toledo.
Earn college credits studying subjects including Spanish language and culture at the prestigious University of Salamanca, Spain's oldest university. Founded in 1218, University of Salamanca is Europe's third oldest and Spain's leading national institution for Spanish instruction. Depending on the program term, select your course of study from a broad array of subjects. Academic year, fall and spring semester options include Spanish studies combined with International Relations, International Business and Culture programs as well as Integrated Studies with Spaniards. This is an optimal location to study Spanish language in a region of Spain where the purest Castilian Spanish is used. Accommodation options include an apartment or Spanish homestay. January term (winter) students study Spanish Language taught at four levels with no previous Spanish study required. Enjoy cultural and social activities such as a guided tour of Salamanca, a tapas tour, Spanish cooking class, visits to galleries and museums and much more. Travel and cultural excursions may include a trip to Madrid; a trip to Madrid and Toledo; a visit to Segovia; a trip to Toro and the Zamora wine region; a trip to Ribera del Duero; a tour of Andalucía, Seville, Granada, and Cordóba; a trip to Lisbon, Portugal; a tour of Marrakech, Morocco; and an optional tour of London, England in advance of classes. Please visit the AIFS website for term-specific details.
Earn college credit in South America's largest city, founded in 1554 by Jesuit priests. São Paulo has a unique ethnic diversity, not found anywhere else in the world. The multicultural metropolis is the economic and cultural heart of Brazil with the highest national consumer market and a vibrant fashion and music scene. Depending on the term, students can earn up to 9 or 18 semester credits while living in a homestay or student apartment/house. A meal allowance is provided. Cultural and social activities range from guided tours of the city center, to trips to art museums, and day trips to Juquehy Beach, Santos and Embu Das Artes. Check your desired term for specific program details, as summer programs differ slightly from year and semester programs. Volunteer and internship opportunities are available to academic year and semester students.