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On-Site Staff for San Sebastián, Spain

USAC Staff

The San Sebastián program has a Resident Director (RD) who is responsible for the USAC office abroad and overall operations of the program, including organizing the mandatory on-site orientation, securing appropriate student housing, hiring outstanding faculty, organizing exciting field trips and optional tours, and overseeing your general well-being.

Dr. Patricia O’Connor, a United States native, is the Resident Director for the San Sebastián program and has worked with USAC for many years. Patricia earned her doctorate from the University of Cincinnati and is fluent in Spanish and English. She will arrange for the group flight to be met at the airport and will provide the mandatory on-site orientation. The USAC San Sebastián program staff—Aizpea, Cecilia, and Tito—are also available for support and resources while you are on the program.

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2022-23 App. Cycle

Summer Sessions: Open
Fall/Yearlong: Open
Spring: Open


Preferred 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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