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Tours and Field Studies for Alicante, Spain

Optional tours and field studies are subject to change. Please contact us for more information.

USAC encourages every student to participate in the tours/field studies; however, they are optional and have an additional fee. You may choose to participate for pleasure as a tour or as a one-credit field study course. The field study requires you to complete additional academic requirements, keep a journal, and engage in discussions of the sites visited to better understand their historical and cultural contexts. Destinations may change at the discretion of the Resident Director.

The following is a possible tour destination, view term calendars for specifics. Due to continually evolving COVID-19 regulations some tours and field studies may or may not be available during the term you choose to study abroad.

Madrid Tour and Field Study

On this four-day tour and field study, we will explore the artistic and historic charm of Madrid by visiting the Prado Museum and Royal Palace. We will also visit the medieval cities of Toledo and Segovia (famous for its Roman aqueduct), as well as the famous Valley of the Fallen, which will be a great opportunity to learn more about the Spanish Civil War.

Quick Details

2021-22 App. Cycle

Summer Session II (4 weeks): Late application possible contact USAC

Fall/Yearlong: Open

January session (3 weeks): Open

Spring: Open

2022-23 App. Cycle

Summer Sessions: Opens 9/1
Fall/Yearlong: Opens 9/1
January Session: Opens 9/1
Spring: Opens 9/1


Preferred 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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