Information for term January in Seville
Application deadline, and cost information.
Application DeadlineNovember 1, 2019
Program Deadlines and Pricing Info
- Deadline: November 1, 2019
- Dates: Dec 30, 2019 – Jan 20, 2020
- Credit: 3 semester hours / 4.5 quarter hours
- Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA
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This January come to Seville and learn the history of Spain’s three cultures, Muslim, Jewish, and Christian. Dive into the political, economic, and social developments of Spain that influenced each of these cultures and discover how art became a manifestation of religion and political power. Through visits to museums and historical sites you’ll gain in-depth appreciation for Spanish culture.
VISIT SEVILLE’S EXTENSIVE HISTORICAL SITES
explore and discover a thousand years of history through the Indies Archives, the Gold Tower, the Cathedral of Seville, the Muslim Royal Palaces, and so many more locations around the city.
GO ON EXCURSIONS
to other scenic Spanish cities such as Cordoba, Cadiz, Malaga, etc
SEE THE MOST IMPORTANT ART COLLECTION
of Seville in the city’s Museum of Archeology, Fine Arts, etc.
foot high bronze sculpture, The Birth of a New Man105
UNESCO World Heritage sites3
train stations in the Seville metro network22
Location & CultureClick to Open
Seville has its origins in the trade routes controlled by the Phoenicians in the 8th century BC. Romans, Goths, Muslims, and Christians established their capital here before it became the most important city in Southern Europe and gateway to the Americas in the 16th century. The commercial hub of its region, the city preserves many traces of its past and traditions. With 700,000 residents, Seville offers a large variety of cultural activities that range from the Flamenco Biennial and the European Film Festival to alternative theater venues, bars with live music, beautiful streets and open spaces and, of course, one of the most respected bullrings in the world.
EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES
- Explore Seville and surrounding cities with fun excursions to locations such as Cadiz, Cordoba, Malaga, etc.
- Live with a local family who can introduce you to the city’s culture and help you adapt to life in Seville.
- Experience the magic of Noche Vieja, Noche de Reyes and attend the Cabalgata (Three King’s parade) in Seville
- Share activities with local students to engage in historical and social experiential learning opportunities around Seville
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Homestays. Students live in a Spanish-speaking homestay. Each student will have his/her own bedroom and internet, weekly cleaning and laundry service. Homestays are approximately 20 minutes from the CIEE Study Center where classes are held; students walk or rent bikes, but may take public transportation when available.
Three meals per day are provided by your host.
Where You'll Study
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What you need to knowThe program details
This program focuses on the history of the “three cultures” in Spain: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim. Special emphasis is placed on the analysis of the differences and similarities between these cultures throughout Spanish history as a way to study the political, economic, and social developments, from antiquity to modern-day Spain, focusing particularly on the Middle Ages. Art will also be studied as a manifestation of religion and political power. Co-curricular activities may include visits to historical sites in Seville like the Alcazar, the Cathedral of Seville, General Archive of the Indies (Archivo de Indias), Museum of Inquisition, art museums, ancient religious temples, and more.
CIEE Seville – Our home is a beautifully renovated palace, originally built in 1725. Close to the Royal Alcazar palace, it’s a 10-minute walk from the Universidad de Seville. It includes classrooms, a computer room, student services, and the Language Resource Center.
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Students must have a GPA of at least 2.5.
Total credit: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits
CIEE courses: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits; 45 contact hours
Language of Instruction
Students take one required course.
Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.
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Scholarships & Grants
CIEE offers more than $8 million in scholarships and grants annually to help students like you make your study abroad dream a reality.
Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:
- Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.See more scholarship info
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Dates & Fees
You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.
- Three meals per day
- Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
- Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
- Three-day orientation – an introduction to Spanish culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city.
- Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
- Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
- Excursions and/or Study Tours
- Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
- 24/7 emergency on-site support
No Hidden Fees
Fees & Housing
|January 2020||Nov 1, 2019||Dec 30, 2019||Jan 20, 2020||
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CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.
Participation Confirmation = $300 *
Educational Costs = $2,203 **
Housing = $800 ***
Insurance = $47Total Fees = $3,350
Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.
Meals not included in program fee = $300 †
International Airfare = $1,200 ††
Local Transportation = $100
Books & Supplies = $50
Personal expenses = $500Total Estimated Costs = $2,150
CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.
This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.
Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.
** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students
*** includes all meals
† ONLY for students who live in the residencia as HOMESTAYS INCLUDE ALL MEALS
†† round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure
To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, ask your college or university study abroad advisor if your school charges additional fees for study abroad.
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