- Barcelona, Spain
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- High School
- Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
- Program Description:
Study abroad in Spain, and experience the diversity and vibrance of the Mediterranean. You have the chance to meaningfully experience Spanish culture while staying with a local host family and enjoying real-life foreign language practice you can’t get in a classroom. You'll make friends and new family members from around the world and develop skills, experience, and maturity that equip you for success in an increasingly globalized world – all while you’re still in high school!
Aspect Foundation offers summer, semester and year programs in Spain for American high school students. The program price includes high school placement, placement in a carefully-selected volunteer host family, health and accident insurance, round trip airfare, and 24-hour in-country support. Two years of previous Spanish study required.
- Setting Description:
- Spain is divided into distinct cultural regions, with different dialects and languages. People tend to be warm, outgoing and fun, giving hugs and kisses upon meeting a new person. Sense of time in Spain is quite different than in the U.S. Being late is acceptable, and meals, especially dinner take place much later (usually around 10:00 p.m.). Spain has a beautiful and varied landscape, from temperate beaches to stunning mountain ranges. Traditional Spanish dishes include paella, gazpacho, and many forms of tapas, small dishes that are served as a snack with wine and beer.
- Academic semester: $11,000 Academic year: $13,000 Some scholarships are available.
Additional Program Information
- Must be 14-18 years old at the start of the program. Two years Spanish language study required.
Overall RatingNot Yet Reviewd
Be the First to Review this Program