Program Details

The University at Albany's summer study abroad option at the AIP Language Institute is designed for students with all levels of Spanish proficiency who want to learn about various aspects of Spanish culture while developing their language skills. The clas
Location:
Valencia, Spain
Program Type:
Intensive Language
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Duration:
1-3 months
Language:
Spanish

Program Overview

Program Description:
The AIP Language Institute in Valencia was founded by the Advisers for International Programs in Spain (AIP) in an effort to combine academic instruction with cultural activities that truly enhance the study abroad experience of our students. Located in the heart of Valencia, the Institute boasts a modern building, computer services for students, and a variety of student services. Although AIP is not a Spanish university, courses are taught by Spanish professors.

The University at Albany's summer study abroad option at the AIP Language Institute is designed for students with all levels of Spanish proficiency who want to learn about various aspects of Spanish culture while developing their language skills. The classes, cultural excursions, and field trips with the group combine for an invaluable experience. The University at Albany will award the same number of credits and the same grades as the AIP Language Institute. AIP's six-week, six-credit summer opportunity is appropriate for students at all levels of Spanish (beginning through advanced). It features 3 credits of intensive Spanish language courses at the beginning, intermediate, or advanced level, taught by Spanish faculty at the AIP Language Institute. In addition to this required Spanish language course, students also choose from one of three optional courses for another 3 credits; Spanish literature, Spanish cinema, or Spanish culture. The literature and culture courses are taught in either Spanish or English (separate classes). In order to take the literature or culture course in Spanish, it is recommended that students have at least intermediate level Spanish skills. Please see our website for more information.

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Setting Description:
Participants live with host families and experience Spanish culture first-hand. This is the perfect way to learn about Spanish families, customs, and cuisine. It is also a great way to practice and improve your Spanish skills. The families provide room and board and a variety of services, including laundry. AIP makes all of the arrangements for your homestay. Please see our website for more information.
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