University of Salamanca

Salamanca, Spain

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The University of Salamanca, dating back to 1218, is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Spain.  The province of Salamanca shares its western border with Portugal, and the town of Salamanca is only about a 2-hour drive from Madrid.  Salamanca is a vibrant university town with much history and many activities.  It is also a UNESCO World Heritage City and home to many international conferences and cultural events.

Academic Subjects

Spanish Language and Culture

Students enroll in Spanish Language and Culture courses as determined by a placement test taken upon arrival. Students may be able to enroll courses taught in English in the following subjects: Economics, History, Marketing, Political Science. Students with a high level of proficiency are able to enroll in regular university classes. 


Students may live on-campus in dorms, rent private accommodations, or live with a host family.

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Program Details

Language Requirement: None

Language of Instruction: Spanish, Limited offerings taught in English

Required GPA: 2.75

Term: Fall, Spring, Full Year

Program Costs

Students pay tuition, housing, and meal costs on-site in Spain.


Erin Beecher
International Education Coordinator
Center for International Education
Barnard Hall, Rm 123
860 832 2043

Dr. Lilian Uribe
Department of Modern Languages

Dr. Paloma Lapuerta
Department of Modern Languages

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