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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Class Status: 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior, 5. Graduate Students, 6. Non-Degree-Seeking, 7. Other Minimum GPA: 2.25
Housing Options: Homestay Language of Instruction: English, Spanish
Areas of Study: English, History, Spanish Language
Program Description:

APSU in Spain


Summer • Some Courses Open to all Majors • Four Weeks
Undergraduate & Graduate

Program Overview

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Itinerary Spain Program Itinerary.docx

Madrid, Spain. Alicante, Spain.
Experience the language, culture and history of Spain while studying in Madrid and Alicante. In Madrid, you may enjoy theater, dining and exhibitions and visit many attractions including the Royal Palace, the Reina Sofia Museum and the Prado Museum. In Alicante, you will take part in classes held within walking distance of the Mediterranean Sea. In addition to exploring and studying in Madrid and Alicante, you will take part in weekend excursions to Toledo, Segovia, Ávila, Salamanca, El Escorial, the Roman ruins of Segobriga, and the windmills of La Mancha.You should return from the program with a better understanding of the Spanish language and an appreciation for Spanish culture and history. 

This program also includes the Service Learning aspect of education. American students will be working with Spanish students translating documents, Spanish literature, etc. This will in turn help students improve their language skills.

Credit Hours and Courses

A number of courses, including graduate coursework, are available through this program.

Undergraduate classes - SPAN 1010 Introduction to Spanish I, SPAN 1020 Introduction to Spanish II, SPAN 2010 Intermediate Spanish, SPAN 2020 Intermediate Spanish, SPAN 2100 Basic Survival Spanish Conversation, SPAN 3040 Study Abroad Program in Spanish, SPAN 304B Study Abroad Spain, SPAN 3210 Advanced Composition in Spanish, SPAN 3220 Phonetics and Conversation in Spanish, SPAN 3510 Spanish Civilization I, SPAN 3520 Spanish Civilization II, SPAN 3610 Spanish-American Civilization I, SPAN 3620 Spanish-American Civilization II, SPAN 3400 Special Topics: Language, SPAN 4100 Special Topics: Literature, SPAN 4110 Independent Study in Spanish, SPAN 4120 Independent Study in Spanish, SPAN 4120 Independent Study in Spanish, SPAN 4510 Survey of Spanish Peninsular Literature I, SPAN 4520 Survey of Spanish Peninsular Literature II, SPAN 4610 Spanish-American Literature I, SPAN 4620 Spanish-American Literature II, English 2030, ENGL 340U Peninsular and Latin-American Literature in Translation

Graduate classes - SPAN 510A Intensive Spanish for Research, SPAN 510B Intensive Spanish for Research, SPAN 5510 Spanish Peninsular Literature I, SPAN 5520 Spanish Peninsular Literature II

Other classes that may be taken in Spain - Foundations of Modern Spain, Spanish Film, Reading in Literary Genres, Commercial/Technical Spanish, Spanish for Medical Professions and Spanish Cooking (non-credit)

Lodging and Meals

You will reside with a carefully-chosen host family, staying in a double-occupancy room. Single-occupancy rooms and apartments may be available for an additional fee. Three meals will be provided every day while staying with the families. Laundry services are included.


Dr. Miguel Ruiz  at (931) 221-7855 or

Program Costs

Financial Aid 

Your current scholarships and financial aid may apply toward the cost of the program. If you plan on using financial aid you need to call the Office of Student Financial Aid at (931) 221-7907 to schedule an appointment with a study abroad counselor. 

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Application Fee


This non-refundable application fee will be charged to the student's account once the student authorizes the Office of Study Abroad and International Exchange during the application process.


Payment Amount Due Dates
Airfare Ticket Deposit (non-refundable) $100 Nov 15
1st Payment  TBA March 1
2nd Payment TBA March 30
Payments will be billed to your student account.


$1680 (undergraduate)
This tuition is based on 6 credit hours. Tuition is due prior to departure and will be billed to the student's account after registration.

Total Application, Program, and Tuition Costs

Undergraduate: TBA

Included in the Program Cost

  • Airfare
  • Housing
  • Meals
  • Estudio Sampere costs
  • 13 excursions
  • Laundry services
  • Textbooks
  • Health insurance

Additional Expenses

  • Passport: $150
  • Metro/Bus Card: $20
  • Spending misc.: $700

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2021 02/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.