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On-Site Staff for Alicante, Spain

USAC Alicante Staff - Luis, VerĂ³nica and Sylvain

The Alicante program has a Resident Director who is responsible for the USAC office abroad and overall operations of the program, including securing appropriate student housing, hiring outstanding faculty, organizing exciting field trips and optional tours, and overseeing your general well-being.

Luis Fernández, a native of Galicia, Spain, has been the Resident Director for the Alicante program since 2001. Luis earned his master’s degree from the University of Stirling, Scotland, and is fluent in Spanish, Galician, and English.

Verónica Frías, born in Alicante, and Sylvain Denis, from France with many years living in Alicante, complete the excellent on-site staff who will help you out during your stay in Alicante. The USAC staff will meet the group flight at the airport and provide the mandatory on-site orientation, as well as additional resources and support while you are on the program.

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2020-21 App. Cycle

January session (3 weeks): Open

Spring: Open

2021-22 App. Cycle

Summer Session I (5 weeks): Open

Summer Session II (4 weeks): Open

Summer Session I&II (9 weeks): Open

Fall/Yearlong: Open

January session (3 weeks): Open

Spring: Open


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

70 students


English | Spanish


APUNE--Associación de Programas Universitarios Norteamericanos en España

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