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LSA

Spanish LSA Santander

Santander, Spain

Program At a Glance

Terms Offered

Summer

Language

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Spanish

Classes In

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Spanish

Lodging

Homestay

Department

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Spanish and Portuguese

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese offers a language study abroad program in Santander, Spain. The program is led by a faculty member of the Department and based at the Universidad Internacional "Menéndez Pelayo" (UIMP). 

Santander hosts the oldest and most prestigious International Summer Program in Spain, created in August 1932. The UIMP has two sites: the "Campus de Las Llamas", where classes are taught, and the "Palacio de la Magdalena". The UIMP accommodates a wide range of cultural activities: theater, dance, films, concerts, lectures, meetings with writers, and academic excursions around Cantabria. Our students will be able to attend all events organized by the UIMP.

Santander is located on the Atlantic coast in the region of Cantabria in Northern Spain. It combines its proximity to Bilbao and other historical cities in the regions of Asturias, Basque Country, and Castile, with the flavor and friendliness of a middle-size city (population of about 200,000 people). Its public transportation system is excellent, with easy access to and from university facilities and family housing. The city is pedestrian-friendly with numerous bike paths along the coastline; its renowned beaches, as well as its downtown and cultural offerings, are within walking distance from the University.

 

The Study Abroad Experience

ACADEMIC PROGRAM

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Curriculum

SPAN | 3 | 90:

Advanced language instruction

SPAN | 5 | 90:

Introduction to History and Culture

SPAN | 6 | 90:

Introduction to Hispanic Literatures

Prerequisites

With a grade of B- or better:

SPAN | 2 | 90:
Spanish II


 ***REMEMBER: If you do not take SPAN | 2 at Dartmouth, or if you take it more than six months before departure for the program, you must attend a Special Drill (noncredit) the term prior to your participation in the LSA. Please check with the Spanish & Portuguese Department for appropriate accommodations.

TUITION AND FEES

The fees charged by the College for a Dartmouth-sponsored off-campus term of study include regular tuition charges for a term at Dartmouth, service fees, as well as the specific costs established for each off-campus study locale. In many programs, the room and board costs tend to be higher than for a term in Hanover. You can view a budget sheet for each program by clicking on the appropriate term under "Financing Your Program". The cost of transportation to and from the site is the responsibility of the student.

 

Financial Aid

In order that all qualified Dartmouth undergraduate students may have the opportunity to take part in off-campus programs, the College endeavors to adjust its normal financial aid awards for students already receiving aid. Tuition and expected family contribution for Dartmouth's off-campus programs are the same as for an on-campus term.

Students are responsible for purchasing their own plane tickets and, in many cases, meals. Often, families find that they owe less for billable items for study away terms but will instead use more of their expected family contribution towards indirect costs such as the flight and meals. For help sorting out who pays what and how, contacting the Financial Aid office is often advisable.  

Students are responsible for purchasing their own plane tickets and, in many cases, meals. Often this means that part of the expected family contribution is used towards these costs rather than for tuition. For help sorting out who pays what and how, contacting the Financial Aid office is often advisable.  

Financing your program | Financial Aid | Scholarships | Budgeting & Costs

 

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