Academic Year

Week 1: Welcome to Spain!

  • Madrid (3 days)Friday-Sunday: hotel & all meals included
    • Not included: cost of transportation from airport to hotel
  • Salamanca
    • Guided City Tour
    • Orientation & Practical Tour
    • Welcome Dinner
    • Cultural Visits

Weeks 2-13:

  • Courses: 270 IMG_8475classroom hours:
    • 180 hours of Spanish language courses
    • 90 hours elective courses
  • Schedule:
    • Morning: 4.5 classroom hours per day.
      • 3 hours of Spanish language
      • 5 hours of elective courses (2 electives per semester)
    • Afternoon:
      • Additional electives, $425 per course.
      • Business internships or medical observations, $550 for 40 hours of fieldwork and 5 hours of mentoring.
      • Sociocultural activities13

Week 14:

  • Final exams and projects

WINTER BREAK (Weeks 15-17):

Mester will be closed for winter vacation, December 14, 2015 to January 2, 2016. Students are encouraged to take this time to travel throughout Spain and Europe, or may choose to stay in Salamanca at their given accommodation (for an additional fee).

Week 18-31: See weeks 2-13

Week 32:

  • Final exams and projects
  • Farewell dinner and festivities