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Spain: Universidad de Salamanca - Grad Exchange

Term To Study: Academic Year 2018-2019
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2018
Program Starts: Sep 01, 2018
Program Ends: Jun 01, 2019
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Exchange
Program Locations: Salamanca
Contact Phone: (309) 438-7856
Contact Name: Dr. Montserrat Mir
Contact Email:
Program Description

Location ________________

• This program is based in northwestern Spain in the city of Salamanca
• Salamanca was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1988 and a European City of Culture in 2002
• With a population over 150,000 people, Salamanca is the second most populated city in the Castilla y León region
• Considered a university town, there is no shortage of cafes, terraces and discos, nightlife and art-filled streets
• In the city centre, you will find many museums, theatres, cinemas, shops and good restaurants

Academics _______________

• Max 6 classroom/ contact hours, plus time needed for prep
• Two office hours, grading, and required department meetings

For additional course information at Universidad de Salamanca click here.

Course Equivalencies: Many courses available at Universidad de Salamanca have already been evaluated for ISU credit. To find courses that have been evaluated click here.

Note: Just like here at ISU, some courses are only offered during certain terms. A course may be listed on a course equivalencies page but that does not mean it will be offered during the term you are studying at that institution.

Program Dates _______________

• Semester programs available: please see a study abroad advisor for specific dates
• Official program dates are listed on the program-specific budget page

Prerequisites _______________

• Open to graduate students only
• ISU cumulative GPA of a 3.0 or higher
• Participants will be selected by the department

Please Note: This is a highly competitive program. Only two students per semester and one per academic year may participate in this program

For additional information about prerequisites, please contact the faculty director

Housing & Meals _______________

• Students will have the option between residence halls, shared flats, or homestay.
• Most students choose the residence hall option. However the decision remains up to you.

For more information about housing at Universidad de Salamanca, visit

Student Life _______________

• Universidad de Salamanca was founded in 1218 and is one of the oldest universities in Europe
• With a university campus of over 30,000 students, there is always something happening on campus
• Over 9,000 international students make up the international student population of Universidad de Salamanca
• The Universidad de Salamanca has various academic system locations in Avila, Bejar, Salamanca, Villamayor and Zamora. However, ISU students will study at the Salamanca campus
• The academic centers in Salamanca are scattered around Salamanca, all of which are approximately 20 minutes from city centre

To find the Study Abroad Advisor for this program click here.

To learn how to apply click here.

To complete your application and apply to this program, click the link below:

Quick Facts

Population: 47042984
Capital: Madrid
Per-capita GDP: $ 31000
Size: 505370 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 01:00 hour) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris

US State Department

Travel Warning: NO

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