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Tours and Field Studies for Alicante, Spain

Due to the current world health situation, all optional tours and field studies have been cancelled during Fall 2020. Please contact your Program Advisor for more information.

USAC encourages every student to participate in optional 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.

Madrid Tour and Field Study

On this four-day 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

2020-21 App. Cycle

Fall: Open

January session (3 weeks): Open

Spring: Open

2021-22 App. Cycle

Summer Programs: Opens 9/1

Fall/Yearlong: Opens 9/1

January session: Opens 9/1

Spring: Opens 9/1

Eligibility

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type

Specialty

Credits

US Credit

Program Capacity

70 students

Instruction

English | Spanish

Member

APUNE--Associación de Programas Universitarios Norteamericanos en España

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