Short Term Language Exchange - Universidad de Alcalá (January)

Short Term Language Exchange - Universidad de Alcalá (January)

The University of Alcalá is a public university located in Alcalá de Henares, a city 35 km northeast of Madrid in Spain and also the third-largest city of the region. Originally founded in 1293 as a General Studio for the public, and later refounded in 1977 the University of Alcalá is especially renowned in the Spanish-speaking world for its annual presentation of the highly prestigious Cervantes Prize. The University currently enrols 28,336 students, 17,252 of whom are studying undergraduate degrees which are taught by a teaching staff of 2,608 professors, lecturers and researchers belonging to 24 departments. The University is also proud of its modern and efficient administration, which is carried out by the Administration and Services, comprising approximately 800 people. The University of Alcalá is especially renowned in the Spanish-speaking world for its annual presentation of the highly prestigious Cervantes Prize.

Alcalingua’s short term program will see successful student applicants receive 60 hours of intensive Spanish language lessons. In addition there will be social and cultural activities offered.

Country: Spain, Europe
Program Dates: 8 - 25 January 2019
Program Credit: SPN220, SPN320
Deadline: 31 August 2018
Places available: Four (4) TBC 
Type of program: Short term
Length of Program: 3 weeks
Language of Instruction: Spanish 
Accommodation: Students will stay at the Residencia Universitaria Lope de Vega, 5 minutes walk to Alcalingua. Rooms cost 26 Euro/day (shared room) or 29 Euro/day (single room).  
More Information: Please refer to this website http://alcalingua.com/en/alcalingua/school

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Enrolled into an undergraduate degree at Macquarie University with demonstrable relevance to this program
  • Have completed Spanish Intermediate I and be enrolled in Spanish Intermediate II
  • You must have minimum GPA 2.0 of 4.0 or 4.0 of 7.0 at time of assessment
  • Completed a minimum 12 credit points at time of assessment
  • Satisfy other criteria specified in the Student Exchange Policy.

How to Apply

Applicants must complete an online Application form. You'll need to include:

Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application.

Important notes:

Other costs: Return airfare and any additional leisure travel undertaken

Insurance: Travel insurance policy covering the student from the day s/he departs Australia until s/he returns.

Program Costs: Tuition fee for SPN220 unit – payable to Macquarie

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Summary
Alcalingua’s short term program will see successful student applicants receive 60 hours of intensive Spanish language lessions. In addition there will be social and cultural activities offered.

Area of study
Society, history and languages

Eligibility
Has a GPA requirement

Tags
Macquarie, Undergraduate, Intermediate Spanish, Short Term, Alcala, Spain

Benefits
Travel Grant

Value
AU$700

Phone
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Email
mi.exchange@mq.edu.au

Apply URL
https://students.mq.edu.au/experience/travel-while-studying/apply

Closing dates URL
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Level of study
Undergraduate

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