Salamanca, Spain

University of Salamanca
(summer program for Spanish majors and minors)


Program Overview
This program is offered in colloboration with the Universidad de Salamanca in Salamanca, Spain. This program is offered in colloboration with the Universidad de Salamanca in Salamanca, Spain.   The University of Salamanca is the oldest University in Spain. To complete enough credits minors will have to attend for two months and majors for three months.

All students take Spanish acquisition courses at their appropriate level, plus choose 3 electives each month from:
-Composition and conversation
-Oral Communication Skills
-Written Communication Skills
-Culture of Spain
-History of Spain
-Women throughout Spanish History
-Spanish and Latin American Cinema
-Business Spanish
-Modern Spanish Economics and Society
-Modern Spanish History
-The Arab World in the Hispanic World
-History of Spanish Art
-Literary Analysis
-Spanish and Latin American Literature
-Contemporary Spanish Literature
-Translation, English to Spanish

The student will fill out two applications:
• George Fox off-campus application
• University of Salamanca application obtained from the Center for Study Abroad.

Students must be full-time undergraduates with junior or senior status, holding a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher to apply. Students must be approved by the George Fox Spanish Department. APPROVED FOR SPANISH MAJORS.

Because students remain enrolled at George Fox University while participating with the University of Salamanca, academic credit is awarded by George Fox. Students will typically take 16 credit hours. Students will be required to attend two pre-departure meetings, complete an online course evaluation, and attend a re-entry meeting upon their return. Students must see the transfer credit specialist in the Registrars office BEFORE they begin their semester off-campus. 

Students live with a family in Salamanca that provides 3 meals a day. They may choose single- or double-occupancy. There is a small additional fee for laundry service.

The student cost is the cost of the summer program plus a $300 administrative fee to George Fox University.  George Fox University pays the Universidad of Salamanca and bills the student. Round trip airfare is additional.

For more information, contact:
Center for for Study Abroad
Lemmons 9
Phone: 503-554-2150