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Activities for Bilbao / Getxo, Spain

Cultural Immersion Opportunities

  • Get to know local students through the direct enrollment in courses offered by the host university UPV
  • Interact with local and international students in your USAC business courses
  • TABC program: Get firsthand exposure to a classroom environment and the local culture while you also earn money
  • Intern or volunteer in the areas of communications, marketing, at NGOs, sports, management consulting firms, and more
  • Practice Spanish with your Intercambio (language exchange partner)
  • Participate in sports—on and off campus
  • Attend local festivals and professional business conferences
  • Don’t miss the cultural activities on Fridays that include events around town like hiking, beach volleyball, enjoying the food of a typical “txoko,” and more
  • Private tutoring: Teach kids some English, meet a local family, and also make some extra money
  • Attend local surfing school

Quick Details

2023-24 Application Cycle

  • Summer: Open
    • Session I or I&II deadline: April 1
    • Session II Deadlines: May 1
  • Fall: Open
    • Deadline: May 1
  • Spring: Open
    • Deadline: October 1


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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