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Host University for Alicante, Spain

Study in one of the most beautiful campuses of Spain

USAC classes are located at the University of Alicante, which has an enrollment of 30,000 students and contributes greatly to the diversity of the area. This innovative university is set upon the magnificent San Vicente del Raspeig campus with modern architecture, beautiful landscaping, and an art museum. 70 percent of the extensive campus is comprised of gardens, arboretums, and fountains, creating charming green spaces for students to enjoy between classes. The campus also features various sports facilities that USAC students can take advantage of, ranging from a weight room to climbing walls.

Quick Details

2023-24 Application Cycle

  • Summer: Open
    • Summer Hospitality Internship: Contact USAC
    • Session I or I&II deadline: April 1
    • Session II deadline: May 1
  • Fall: Open
    • Deadline: May 1
  • Spring: Open
    • Deadline: Oct 1
  • January 2024: Open
    • Deadline: Oct 15


Summer, Semester & January Programs:

Preferred Minimum GPA: 2.5

Summer Hospitality Internship Program:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Junior standing at time of internship
  • Four semesters of college-level Spanish
  • No COVID-19 vaccine exemptions

Program Type



U.S. Credit

Program Capacity

70 students


English | Spanish


APUNE – Asociación de Programas Universitarios Norteamericanos en España

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