LIBERAL ARTS, BUSINESS, SPANISH LANG. & CULTURE 

      FALL 2020 / SPRING 2021

      FALL: Sept. 28 - Dec. 18, 2020
      FALL (online): Sept. 28 - Dec. 18, 2020
      SPRING: Jan. 25 -  May 7, 2021
      CREDIT: 12 – 18 Credits
      ELG.: 2.5 GPA Minimum
      LANG. REQS.: 0-6 Semesters


    FALL $ 9,600 // FALL (online) $ 5,100

     SPRING $10,600* See full breakdown >> 
                                     

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PROGRAM STRUCTURE AND REQUIREMENTS
PROGRAM DATES, COSTS AND DEADLINES
ACADEMIC CREDIT, GRADING, AND TRANSCRIPT
FINANCIAL AID  

ACCOMMODATION 
COCURRICULAR ACTIVITIES 

SPECIAL INFORMATION FOR FALL ONLINE

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PROGRAM STRUCTURE AND REQUIREMENTS


This program is designed for students from begginning to advanced level of Spanish. 

Students may choose between the following, amongst other various subjects:

  • SPANISH LANGUAGE COURSES (From beginning to advanced level)

  • SPANISH LITERATURE COURSES

  • SPANISH CULTURE COURSES 

  • BUSINESS COURSES
  • ART COURSES

  • HISTORY AND ANTHROPOLOGY RELATED TO SPAIN, EUROPE AND LATIN AMERICA COURSES

  

 

Please note:

 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • Have completed at least one full-time semester of college at the time of application and have at least sophomore standing at the time of participation.

  • A student must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 GPA (semester applicants)* or 2.25 GPA (winterim or summer applicants)**

  • A student must be in good academic standing at the time of participation.

  • No prior knowledge of Spanish is required. However, if you choose a class taught in Spanish from the University of Seville or SAIIE (except the Spanish language courses), you will need to have studied a minimum of 5 semesters of Spanish at university. This condition is crucial for the correct understanding and participation of the student.

  • Each student must take between a minimum of 12 credits and a maximum of 18, per semester. Each class consists of 45 class hours, worth 3 credits except SPAN 3100 (Intercambio Activity), worth 1 credit.


*If your GPA is below 2.5, you are not automatically disqualified from studying abroad. Please contact Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo. for more information.

**Students with a grade point average between a 2.0 and 2.25 may be considered on a case-by-case basis for winterim and summer terms at the discretion of SAIIE. 

 


COURSE REQUIREMENTS

  • It is mandatory that every student takes the ART 3800 class (Artistic Monuments in Seville taught in Spanish) or ART 3900 (Artistic Monuments in Seville taught in English) taught at the SAIIE center.

  • A 3 credits Spanish language or literature course:

    -Spanish language courses are offered at SAIIE and US (Universidad de Sevilla) from beginning to advanced level.   

    -Spanish literature courses are offered for students that have completed at least five semesters or equivalent of college-level Spanish.  

  • Take a minimum of 2 classes at the University of Seville taught in English or Spanish. 


PROGRAM DATES, COSTS AND DEADLINES 

Fall 2020 / Spring 2021

Fall 2020 Dates: September 28, 2020 - December 18, 2020 (12 weeks)

Sept 28  Arrive in Seville, Spain
Sept 29 SAIIE orientation & conversations class begins + cultural activity
Sept 30 Conversation class & bus tour around the city
Oct 1 Conversation class & walk to Maria Luisa Park and Plaza España
Oct 2 Universidad de Sevilla orientation & Included Welcome tapas dinner
Oct 3 Included day trip to the beach and picnic
Oct 5 Classes begin at SAIIE and U.S. (Universidad de Sevilla)
Oct 9-11 Optional Portugal weekend trip 
Oct 12 Spanish holiday
Oct 26-29 SAIIE First Exams
Oct. 30-Nov. 1    Included Morocco weekend trip 
Nov 2 Spanish holiday
Nov 6 Included Itálica day trip
Nov 11-12  U.S. partial exams
Nov 13 Optional hiking day trip
Nov 20 Included Ronda day trip
Nov 23-26   SAIIE Second Exams
Nov 27-29 Optional Granada weekend trip
Dec 4 Included Córdoba day trip  
Dec 7-8 Spanish holiday 
Dec 14-17 SAIIE and U.S. Final Exams
Dec 17 Included Farewell party
Dec 18 End of the term, accommodation checkout, and first day to Leave


Spring 2021 Dates:
 January 25, 2021 - May 7, 2021 (15 weeks)

Jan 25 Arrive in Spain at Seville Airport (SVQ) + Optional walking tour
Jan 26 SAIIE & EUSA Orientation & Conversations class begins + Flamenco show
Jan 27 Universidad de Sevilla (U.S) orientation & Conversation class + Included welcome tapas dinner
Jan 28 Conversation class & Included bus tour around the city
Feb 1 Classes begin at EUSA, SAIIE and US
Feb 2 Intercambio orientation at SAIIE
Feb 5 U.S. official registration at SAIIE
Feb 12-14 Optional Granada weekend trip
Feb 19 Last day to add or change classes at SAIIE
Feb 26 Included Ronda day trip
Mar 2-4    SAIIE First Exams
Mar 12 Optional Hiking day trip
Mar 19-21 Included Morocco weekend trip
Mar 24-25 Partial Exams at EUSA and U.S.
Mar 29 - Apr  4   Spanish Holiday! (Semana Santa)
Apr  SAIIE Second Exams
Apr 9-11 Optional Portugal weekend trip
April 16 Included Córdoba day trip
April 18-24 Spanish Holiday! (Feria)
May 3 - 6 EUSA, SAIIE and U.S. Final Exams  
May 6 Included Farewell Party  
May 7 End of the term, accommodation checkout, and first day to Leave



Fall 2020/ Spring 2021 Program Cost*

Semester: $10,600
Academic Year: $20,200

 

Please note:

  • Students do not have to pay extra to take courses at the University of Seville.
  • SAIIE will drop $1,000 from the overall fees for their regular FALL 2020 program. 
  • FALL (online) $ 5,100 

Fall 2020/ Spring 2021 Program Cost Includes:

  • SAIIE support services before, during, and after the program
  • SAIIE full-time tuition and fees
  • Airport reception and on-site orientation
  • 24/7 on-site support throughout the term
  • Accommodation with most meals and one load of laundry per week
  • Program excursions and activities (Morocco weekend excursion -Spring-, Ronda day excursion, Cordoba day excursion, and Italica day excursion)
  • Welcome and Farewell meals

Please note: students who register directly through UW-Platteville include the Mandatory CISI health and medical evacuation insurance within its fees.

Fall 2020/ Spring 2021 Out-of-Pocket Costs Include:

  • U.S. Passport ($135)
  • Mandatory health and medical evacuation insurance (We recommend CISI)
  • Spanish Visa (estimated at $160)
  • Airfare (estimated at $1,000)
  • Meals not included with accommodation (estimated at $500)
  • Mandatory International Student Identification Card (ISIC) ($25)
  • Local transportation (estimated at $150)
  • School supplies and books (estimated at $75)
  • Optional excursions and activities (costs will be determined depending on the number of participants but will include: Portugal weekend excursion, Morocco weekend excursion, Jerez day excursion, Aracena day excursion, Gibraltar day excursion and Carmona day excursion)
  • Athletics programs

*Costs subject to change, please contact us for the most up-to-date program costs.

APPLICATION DEADLINES

TERM ABROAD CYCLE OPENS DEADLINE         
Fall 2020 October 1 April 15 - Ext. to Sept 1
Spring 2021 April 1 October 15
Academic Year 2020/21 October 1 April 15 - Ext. to Sept 1


Missed the deadline? Please contact us to enquire about late application options. 

 

 

ACADEMIC CREDIT, GRADING, AND TRANSCRIPT

When you are accepted into the SAIIE program you should inform your academic advisor and study abroad office at your home campus about your intent to go abroad on our program to make sure you will receive all the credits that you take through the SAIIE program. 

To learn more about Credit Transfer, Grading and Transcript please visit our website here 

 


 

FINANCIAL AID 

financial 

They are many financial aid opportunities available for students studying abroad. Some may only be available to students who fit certain criteria (a particular major or location, for example), so please read the information carefully prior to applying. To learn more about the financial aid information please visit our financial aid website

 

 

 ACCOMMODATION

All students participating in our program are placed in carefully screened Spanish homes, usually in pairs. Living in a Spanish home is one of the most important aspects of the students’ intercultural experience because it helps to improve language skills and increase cultural awareness, two key goals of the program. 

To learn more about SAIIE's housing (ROOMATES, MEALS, LOCATION, ETC) please visit our website here 


 COCURRICULAR ACTIVITIES 

CULTURAL ACTIVITIES
TRIPS
INTERCAMBIO PROGRAM
SPORTS ACTIVITIES  
VOLUNTEERING       

To learn more about the different opportunitties that we offer please visit our website here