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Host University for Bilbao/Getxo, Spain

Main Entrance Business School

The University of the Basque Country (UPV) has several campuses spread throughout three provinces with a total enrollment of 35,000 students. It is ranked highly among world universities in academics and research, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) ranked UPV in the top 300 universities in the world. USAC facilities, offices, and classrooms in Bilbao are located at the University's Business School in downtown Bilbao, in the heart of shopping streets, the civic center, museums, eateries, and a stone's throw away from the picturesque Old Quarter and riverfront promenade. It takes approximately 20-25 minutes via metro to get to school from Getxo; the metro runs every five minutes. Students have access to the library, computer labs, wifi, and a dining room.

Quick Details

2023-24 Application Cycle

  • Spring 2024: Open
    • Deadline: October 1

  • Summer 2023: Deadlines have passed
  • Fall/Yearlong 2023-24: Deadline has passed


Preferred Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

Summer: 50 students

Semester: 65 students


English | Spanish


APUNE – Asociación de Programas Universitarios Norteamericanos en España

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