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San Sebastián Calendars – 2020 Fall

Program Deadlines

September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
July 15, 2020 Application Closes (Late applications possible)
July 31 Fall $500 Confirmation Deposit is Non-Refundable
July 31 Fall Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
August 7 Fall Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)

Program Dates

September 19, 2020 Depart from the US
September 20 Arrival in San Sebastián by 5 pm
September 20 Move into housing
September 21 Mandatory orientation
September 21 Walking tour of San Sebastián
September 22 Courses begin
October 3 Field trip—Witch caves of Zugarramurdi with hike in Pyrenees
October 31 Field trip—San Juan de Gaztelugatxe
November 28 Field trip—Gernika & Guggenheim Museum
December 15 Courses end
December 16 - 17 Final examinations
December 16 - 17 Program end date coincides with the date of last final exam
December 18 Move out of program housing, noon checkout
December 18 Mandatory depature from Spain *Open return is not possible unless students have necessary documents to stay in Europe for more than 90 days.

See Ready to Apply for additional information about the application process and Money Matters for more details regarding payment and cancellation deadlines. Payment of the Confirmation Deposit cannot be deferred. USAC reserves the right to make adjustments to fees or deadlines at any time.

Occasionally dates need to be changed or field trips modified. Refer back to this calendar often for the most current dates.

Quick Details

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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