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Host University for 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

2023-24 Application Cycle

  • Summer: Open
    • Research Assistantship: March 15
    • Session I or I&II deadline: April 1
    • Session II deadline: May 1
  • Fall/Yearlong: Open
    • Deadline: May 1
  • Spring: Open
    • Deadline: Oct 1

Eligibility

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
  • No COVID-19 vaccine exemptions

Program Type

Specialty

Credits

US Credit

Program Capacity

Summer: 60 students

Semester: 65 students

Instruction

English | Spanish

Member

APUNE – Asociación de Programas Universitarios Norteamericanos en España

Passport & Visa

Passport & Visa Information