- Malaga, Spain
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Gap Year
- Academic Year, Fall Semester, MayMester Intersession, Spring Break, Spring Semester, Summer, Winter Semester
- Program Description:
Málaga (pop. 600,000) is pleasantly nestled on the Mediterranean Sea and is considered to be the gateway to the Costa del Sol, one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world. A port city and industrial center, Málaga is a European tourist and business hub. It boasts some of the best fish and seafood cafes in the province. Málaga can boast of an exceptional climate year-round.
The University of Málaga (UMA) was founded in 1972 as a state institution under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education and Science. Today, the UMA has become the cultural center of the city with an annual enrollment of nearly 35,000 students. Because of the wide range of academic subjects offered, the University of Málaga attracts students from all over the world, including Asia, Europe, and the United States. Gap Year Opportunities also available. Málaga has a rich history that began with the Phoenicians, who first settled in the city, followed by the Greeks, the Romans, the Visigoths, the Byzantines, and the Moors. Málaga was incorporated into the kingdom of Castille in 1487. Today, Málaga is a modern city, with an important commercial port, airport and university. Málaga is a bustling place that is full of life and has something to offer every visitor.
Program Price Includes: • Comprehensive Advising and Support • Tuition at the Host University • Official Transcript from Host University with ISA Cover Letter • Housing • Meals and Laundry Services • Bridging Cultures Program • Full-Time Resident Staff • On-Site ISA Offices • Computer and Internet Access • Excursions • The ISA Discovery Model • Cultural Activities • Medical Insurance • Comprehensive Health, Safety and Security Support • Airport Reception • Visa Support • Tutoring • The Professional Development Toolbox • Scholarship Opportunities
- Setting Description:
- The ISA Malaga office is located in the heart of the city and 15-20 minutes by bus from both university campuses. You may utilize the office to practice your Spanish, use the Internet or find out about upcoming excursions. The ISA on-site staff conducts an academic and cultural orientation and assists students on all excursions.
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