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Host University for San Sebastián, Spain

Overlooking campus in San Sebastián

USAC offices, classrooms and dining facilities are located at the modern 12,000-student San Sebastián campus of the Universidad del País Vasco (University of the Basque Country; Euskal Herriko Unibersitatea) in the Ibaeta neighborhood. The UPV is ranked highly among world universities in academics and research by the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. You will have wireless connection across campus. Advanced semester Spanish Students can directly enroll in Education Courses and Teaching Spanish Literature in Elementary and Secondary Schools. USAC students are also allowed and encouraged to participate in university activities, student clubs and organizations along with local students. Past participants have joined local students in activities such as mountain climbing, mountain biking, hiking, surfing, and sailing. A university student will also be available to become your conversation partner (intercambio).

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2020-21 App. Cycle

Fall: Open

Spring: Open

2021-22 App. Cycle

Summer programs: Opens 9/1

Fall/Yearlong: Opens 9/1

Spring: Opens 9/1


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

65 students


English | Spanish | Basque


APUNE--Associación de Programas Universitarios Norteamericanos en España

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