Spanish Immersion Program

This 15-week long, full-time program is designed for university students who want to learn or improve their Spanish skills and gain an in-depth understanding about the country´s history and culture.

All participants take three compulsory courses: two consecutive levels of Spanish and a History and Culture course taught in English.

The program is broken into two 7 week modules; in each module, students take one level of Spanish and the History course. There is a week-long break on week 8 of the program.

Three levels of Spanish are offered during each module: Basic 1, Basic 2 and Intermediate 1 in the first 7 weeks, and Basic 2, Intermediate 1 and Intermediate 2 during the remainder of the program.

Each Spanish module comprises 84 contact hours, and the History course has 48 contact hours. Besides attending lectures, students must participate in compulsory cultural visits.

The program runs from the end of January to mid- March, and from the end of August to mid-December.

Program fees include housing in homestays, some meals, excursions, cultural visits, all course materials and local support.  

Please send scanned pdf copies of the following in one single email to with the subject "Application - Spanish Immersion Program" 
Admissions decisions are communicated via email within 3 weeks of the application deadline.

Please note that incomplete applications will not be processed!

Application deadlines:

Second semester (August – December): March 31
First semester (March - July): October 15

For further information please contact Alex Markman at