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San Sebastián Calendars – 2021 Spring

Program Deadlines

September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
October 15, 2020 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
October 15 Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
November 15 Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
December 1 Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)

Program Dates

Note: Should your program country require a quarantine upon arrival, your program dates will be the same as below. Contact your Program Advisor for more information.
February 6, 2021 Departure from US on optional group flight
February 7 Arrival in San Sebastián by 7 pm (all students)
February 7 Move into housing
February 8 Mandatory orientation
February 8 Walking tour of San Sebastián
February 9 Courses begin
February 20 Field trip—Gernika and Bilbao
March 10 Field trip—Zumaia and Aranzazu
March 19 National holiday—no classes
April 1 - 5 Spring break
April 21 Field trip—Pyrenees
May 3 Courses end
May 4 - 5 Final examinations
May 4 - 5 Program end date coincides with the date of last final exam
May 6 Last day to move out of program housing—noon checkout
May 6 Last day to depart Spain and Schengen Region

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

Spring: Open for late applications (Running with modifications)

2021-22 App. Cycle

Summer programs: Open

Fall/Yearlong: Open

Spring: Open


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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