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  • Locations: Valladolid, Spain
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: Spanish Housing: Host Family
Academic Courses: SPA Program Length: Short-Term Faculty-Led
Program Type: Faculty Led Minimum GPA: 2.50
Office Location: Study Abroad Office JAAC 1009 Program Fee: $4750 + airfare
Program Description:

Belmont in Spain



SPANISH STUDIES IN SPAIN (VALLADOLID)valladolid, spain building

This five week academic program takes place in Valladolid, in the region of Castilla-León for six credits of Spanish language study. The Spanish classes will concentrate on the four basic communication skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing Spanish.  Students will also participate in afternoon cultural activities to become knowledgeable about Spanish culture and especially the area of Castile (Center of Spain). You will be learning about Spain with day trips to Salamanca and Segovia and a long weekend to explore the sites of Madrid.
Students will receive a student ID from the Universidad de Valladolid (UVA) that allows them to have access to university facilities like the gym, libraries, and language lab.  Students with their own laptops will have access to free WIFI in university buildings. The new campus, Miguel Delibes, is the home of the UVA Language Center where language classes are held from 9:30AM – 1:50PM (with a break from 11:30 to 11:50). This campus is an easy 20-minute bus ride on Bus #8 from the Plaza Mayor in the city’s center. Cost of commuting is not included in the program cost.
As an important part of the immersion process, participants will live with Spanish families who are requested to only speak Spanish with the students- usually one Belmontarchway in valladolid spain student per family in individual rooms.  Students become members of the family during their stay.  They must obey the house rules and treat their Spanish families with respect and courtesy. The families will take care of laundry and provide 3 meals each day.
  • Segovia (One-day trip)
  • Salamanca (One-day trip)
  • Rutas de los Castillos (Afternoon trip)
  • Madrid (Extended weekend)
All courses will satisfy either Belmont requirements in the Gen Ed core or the specified major. You must participate in at least one course offered in Spain. You should consult individual program faculty to see how online options can fit into your study abroad program.
  • SPA 1950: Elementary Spanish (6 Credit Hours)
  • SPA 2950: Intermediate Spanish (6 Credit Hours)
  • SPA 3950: Upper Level Spanish (6 Credit Hours)
 Add-on Courses in July (consult with Co-Directors for more information and additional costs):
  • SPA 2950 or 3950 (3 credits) = Two additional weeks in July. Additional program cost = $1400, plus Belmont tuition.
  • SPA 3950 (6 credits) Spanish for Healthcare = Four additional weeks in July. Additional program cost = $2550, plus Belmont tuition.
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1. Program Fee: $4,750: 
Room and board for three meals per day in Valladolid, laundry, Spanish insurance, excursion costs, museums and event tickets (group visits).

Costs not covered by the program fee include: Airfare, buses in Valladolid, Belmont tuition, course texts/supplies, personal expenses for additional travel, meals, and gifts/souvenirs. 

2. Belmont Tuition
Tuition is charged at the special study abroad tuition rate of 2/3 off the cost of normal Summer tuition. For every 3 hours of study abroad credit you register for, you pay for only one hour.  

3. Airfare

Students are responsible for booking their own international travel. 

Program Deposit: $500 due at time of acceptance 


Faculty-Led Application Process
 Dates and Deadlines

All requirements must be completed by the Study Abroad Office deadlines: online materials are due by 11:59 PM on the deadline date

  • Spring Break Programs: November 15

  • Maymester Programs: February 1

  • Preferred Summer Deadline: December 1, 2018

How to Apply
1. Please click the Apply Now button (found at the top-right of this page and/or at the bottom of this page) to apply. 
2. You will automatically be directed to your myBelmont account to log-in. 
3. After logging in to your myBelmont account, if you are not re-directed back to Belmont Global, open a new window for Belmont Global to complete your application. 

Information Meeting 
Information Meeting for Spain Summer 2019 (Valladolid)
Thursday, Oct 4 from 3:30pm - 5:00pm in Ayers #5009


Dr. David Julseth
Chair, Department of Foreign Languages 

Dr. Natalia Pelaz
Department of Foreign Languages
Dr. Mitch McCoy
Department of Foreign Languages

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.