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Host University for Valencia, Spain

La Universidad Politècnica de València campus in Valencia, Spain.USAC classes are located at La Universidad Politècnica de València (Polytechnic University of Valencia), a prestigious public university that prepares students to apply their potential to the benefit of society. UPV is one of the most prestigious public universities in all of Spain and in has been ranked in the world’s top 300 universities by Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

This innovative campus has been designed with sustainability and the student experience at the forefront of its construction; the campus is car-free, includes more than 30 acres of green spaces, and has numerous cafés and terraces where students can enjoy a quick or leisurely meal while enjoying the Mediterranean climate.

Quick Details

2024-25 Application Cycle

  • Summer 2024: Open
    • Summer Research Assistantship: March 15
    • Session I or I&II deadline: March 15
    • Session II deadline: April 15
  • Fall/Yearlong 2024-25: Open
    • Early admission deadline: March 15
    • Standard deadline: May 1
  • Spring 2025: Open
    • Early admission deadline: Sept 15
    • Standard deadline: Oct 1


  • Summer and Semester Programs:
    • Preferred 2.5 GPA
  • Summer Research Assistantship Program:
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Junior standing at time of internship
    • Two semesters of college-level Spanish (Some research labs may have a higher language proficiency requirement)
    • STEM Major or Minor

Program Type



U.S. Credit

Program Capacity

  • Summer: 60 students
  • Semester: 65 students


English, Spanish


APUNE – Asociación de Programas Universitarios Norteamericanos en España

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