July 1-30, 2013*
- Placement test: 2nd July 2013
- Course: 3rd - 30th July 2013
The Program Fee includes tuition and program expenses. Click on Program Fee for details.
International airfare and personal expenses are not included in the Program Fee and are the responsibility of the participant.
ELIGIBILITY: This program is open to all undergraduate and graduate students, including students who do not attend George Mason University.
Undergraduate: SPAN 110 is the pre-requisite for seeking 6 credits in Spanish 210, 250, 305, 306, 323, 324, or 336.*
Placement and credits earned are based on your proficiency and previous language study.
TYPE OF HOUSING: Homestays
CONTACT: Denise Elles-Mdahuarvia email or by calling 703.993.2155 or toll free at 866.468.1243. The toll free number does not accept calls from the 703 or 571 area code.
Study abroad and learn Spanish in one of the most ancient and diverse cities in Spain!
Discover Granada, overflowing with historical and architectural remnants of an illustrious past, a small city that provides an ideal setting for studying Spanish language and culture. Stroll the winding, cobble-stoned streets of the Albaycin; peek into Gypsy caves; wander the passageways of the Alhambra (pictured in the above header); or experience the flare of flamenco.
Summer 2011 Students in Granada
Granada's tremendous history and culture transform the city into a veritable extension of the classroom. Its strategic location in Andalusia at the foot of the Sierra Nevada makes it an excellent hub for exploring Southern Spain. Don't miss this great opportunity to discover Granada, a city whose vibrant night life ranks it among the 3 most popular cities in all of Spain for college students studying abroad!
Dr. Antonio Carreño-Rodríguez completed his undergraduate work at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut (B.A., 1997) and his graduate work at Middlebury College (M.A., 1998) and Yale University (M.A., 2001, M.Phil. 2001, Ph.D. 2005). His scholarly and teaching interests are mainly in the areas of Medieval and Early Modern Spain, Colonial Spanish-American literature and historiography, cultural studies, comparative literature, and literary theory. Dr. Carreño has been the academic director for many popular CGE study abroad programs to Mexico, Argentina, Ecuador and Spain.
Dates: July 1-30, 2013*
You should plan to leave the United States at least one day prior to the program start date to arrive in Spain for the first day of the program. You can schedule your return to the United States from Spain for the last day of the program or choose to travel independently.
Do not purchase international airfare until you are advised by your Program Officer.
The Center for Global Education Program Fee includes:
- Housing - homestays
- 3 meals per day
- Guided tours
- Cultural excursions
- Pre-departure orientation
- Emergency medical insurance, including medical evacuation and repatriation
Scholarships are available to George Mason students. George Mason students can click here to download the CGE Global Perspectives scholarship application. Mason students may also use financial aid to cover a program's cost. Discuss this with your financial aid counselor early in your study abroad planning process. If you are not a George Mason University student, check with your study abroad office or office of financial aid to learn more about how to cover the cost of your study abroad.
The Martha Paley Francescato Scholarship
awards $500-$1000 to an undergraduate student applying for a study abroad program and pursuing a degree in Spanish. Applicant will be required to submit an essay stating why they need additional funds for a study abroad and detailing commitment to the Spanish program. Application Source: Contact Modern and Classical Languages, Jen Barnard.
Note that all supplemental documents are required by the application deadline. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Contact the Program Officer for further application forms and instructions specific to your program.
*CGE reserves the right to make changes to a program in light of currency fluctuations, changing security and safety conditions, or any other unforeseen circumstances.