API High School Programs in Salamanca, Spain

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API High School Programs in Salamanca, Spain

Spanish Language and Culture Immersion Program (no college credit) The Spanish Language and Culture Immersion program provides 14- and 15-year-old students with the opportunity to practice their Spanish in Spain. Learning takes place both inside and outside of the classroom, in a fun and engaging way. No college credits are awarded for participation in this program, although students will receive a certificate of completion from the language institute. Classes are held in the mornings while the afternoons are filled with cultural visits and recreational activities, such as swimming, kayaking and tennis. Spanish Language & Culture at the University of Salamanca (college credit available) This Spanish Language and Culture immersion program is taught at the collegiate level, and provides students the opportunity to study at the renowned University of Salamanca. Founded in 1218, it is the oldest university in Spain. Students will earn college credits upon successful completion of their studies. 2.5 or 5 U.S. college credits can be earned depending on the length of the program. Students will live with local host families, allowing for more time to practice their Spanish outside of the classroom. Most classes will be held in the mornings, allowing for participation in API cultural and recreational activities in the afternoons.


  • Spanish
  • Spanish Language Literature And Studies

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API High School Bella Italia: Art, Language, and Culture in Italy

API students will discover the wonders of Italy on this two-week art, language and culture program. Starting in Rome, students will visit many of Rome’s major sites, including St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museums. Then, the group will travel to Tuscania to meet welcoming host families ready to prepare home-cooked Italian meals for students while they live in an idyllic medieval town to explore the creative arts of drawing and photography. Tuscania has been admired for centuries for its picturesque setting, fine culture and foods, and cobblestoned streets. Surrounded by medieval walls and guard towers, the town provides endless opportunities for authentic cultural immersion.

Students will spend mornings studying Italian language, photography* and sketching with the wonders and beauty of Italy as the backdrop for inspiration. In the afternoons and on weekends, students participate in experiential activities such as pottery workshops, cooking classes and urban treks, and will explore the pillars of Italian culture and history with visits to Florence and Venice.

Ages: 15-18 year olds only, completing grades 9-11
Language Level: No Italian language experience required

Housing: Local host families/hotels; Some meals and laundry are included; breakfast and dinner daily are included. Students are responsible for buying lunch.


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API Gap Year in Paris, France

Students in this program select a combination of French language and cultural electives, and have the option of taking cultural electives in English.

Requirements: minimum 2.75 GPA, open to all levels of French speakers, valid passport with student visa
Housing: local host families, dorms, and apartments; meals: host families and/or meal stipend; monthly transit pass included; all Paris housing includes internet access


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