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Activities for Valencia, Spain

You are encouraged to participate in the field trips and immersion activities to better connect you with your host community and country. As a USAC student, you will receive a student card which will allow you to use all the services of UPV, such as the gym and library. Using the UPV resources is a great way to meet and connect with local and other international students.

Cultural Immersion Opportunities

  • Volunteer at Non-Governmental Organizations and local schools
  • Join USAC clubs for running, soccer, hiking, and cinema
  • Practice Spanish with your Intercambio (language exchange partner)
  • Play in intramurals and join university sports teams
  • Take field trips and go hiking with other international students
  • Intern in local schools, the tourism industry, sports, companies, and many other fields that you may request

Quick Details

2023-24 Application Cycle

  • Spring 2023: Open
    • Deadline: Oct 1
  • Summer 2023: Deadlines have passed
  • Fall/Yearlong 2023-24: Deadline has passed


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



US Credit

Program Capacity

Summer: 60 students

Semester: 65 students


English | Spanish


APUNE – Asociación de Programas Universitarios Norteamericanos en España

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