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UWF in Spain

Term To Study: Summer 2013
Application Deadline: Feb 05, 2013
Program Starts: May 11, 2013
Program Ends: May 24, 2013
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $1,500
Program Locations: Salamanca
Contact Name: Laura Arguea, Instructor, Uwf Department Of English And World Languages
Contact Email: larguea@uwf.edu
What is Included: -- Accommodations with local families in SalaManca
-- Three meals per day
-- Walking tour of the city
-- Academic and administrative support
-- Mandatory international health insurance fee
-- Transfer from and to Barajas Airport in Madrid to Salamanca
-- Full-day excursion by bus
-- Socio-Cultural and Educational activities
-- Pre-departure orientation session
What is not Included: -- Passport Fee
-- Round-trip international airfare
-- Local transportation in Spain
-- UWF tuition (3 undergraduate-credit-hours)
-- personal expenses for additional traveling, extra-curricular
activities, and spending money.
Estimated Costs: UWF in Spain Program Fee $1500
Flight to Madrid, Barajas Airport $1200
Personal Spending Money $500
Total estimated costs $3200
PLUS
Tuition paid to UWF for 3 credit hours Summer 2013 Term B based on student residency status
Passport fee is $135 for regular processing, expedited processing, photos, and mailing are additional. Students requiring a passport should apply no later than February 1st.
See Financial Matters below for additional information
Documents: 
uwf in spain 2013blue.pdf
uwf in spain tentative itinerary
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Program Description

Spanish Language and Culture in Salamanca
Location: Salamanca, Spain
Duration: May 11 - 24, 2013
Focus: Spanish Language and Culture
Program Director: Laura Arguea, Instructor, Department of English and World Languages, UWF.
3 UWF Credits for Intensive Language Abroad
Interested students must be in Junior status i.e. having earned 60 credits or more at UWF and with a 3.0 GPA

Program Overview
Departure date for the program is May 10, 2013.
The program begins in Spain on May 11, 2013. The program ends on May 24, 2013 and students return to the US on May 25, 2013.
The program is open to UWF students, and non-UWF applicants who apply for non-degree status. It will offer you multiple opportunities to use Spanish in your everyday life, and involve you in cultural activities. Limited spaces available.

Salamanca is a dynamic and intimate city that invites you to immerse yourself into one of the most beautiful places in the world to learn Spanish while living the Spanish way. Salamanca is the home of the oldest University in Spain, the prestigious University of Salamanca. The city is a must see for all of us, since it has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Housing
Students will stay with local families. The families will provide
three meals a day.

Program Considerations
You will receive a letter, via email, regarding the status of your academic application. Within 7 days of acceptance to the program, students will need to deposit $250.00 to the UWF in Spain account (Cashiers office), to reserve their place. Reservations are subject to availability. If students are admitted to the program, they will need to comply with all the study abroad requirements and deadlines set by the UWF Office of Diversity and International Education and Programs (ODIEP), as well as the requirements and forms set by the host institution. Do not book flights until you are officially accepted to the program, and complete the ODIEP paperwork. Also, transfers to and from Salamanca will require specific times for arrival and departure from Barajas.

Financial Matters

The Department of English and World Languages will collect the Program fee of $1500.00 for the "UWF in Spain" program:
Study Abroad insurance, Salamanca fees, UWF in Spain program deposit fee ($250 nonrefundable)The full program fee must be paid in full by March 1, 2013.

A group flight will be arranged for the students, but students will pay the flight cost directly to the travel agency. The flight will be part of a suggested itinerary which begins in Pensacola. Students departing from a different city have the option to join the group for the International flight to Madrid. Students not travelling on the group flight will be responsible for their own transportation to Salamanca to arrive by the designated arrival date and time.

In addition to the fees paid to the department for the program and the flight expense paid to the travel agency, students are registered for three credits of Spanish-language at UWF. The cost of the course credit will depend on student residency status.
Three credits at the in-state tuition rate is $623.85.
Cost of tuition for out-of-state residents or four credits is $1912.02.
Tuition is paid on the summer 2013 payment schedule for Term B courses.

Students are encouraged to have $300-$500 for personal spending money if they plan to take any tours or visit locations not included in the program fees.

Cancellation and Refund Policy
Cancellation must be submitted in writing, submitted in-person to Laura Arguea at Building 50, Room 227.
$250.00 non-refundable deposit is required upon approval for this program.
Cancellation fee of $300.00 will be charged if students cancel after March 1, 2013.
Additional charges paid on the student's behalf are not recoverable.
Cancellations after April 1 will receive no refund.
Students may choose to purchase trip cancellation insurance for flight and other expenses not paid to UWF.
A detailed refund policy is included in the program application documents.


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

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