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UWF in Spain - Still taking applications!

Term To Study: Summer 2014
Application Deadline: Mar 24, 2014
Program Starts: May 09, 2014
Program Ends: May 31, 2014
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $1,800
Link 1: Minor in Spanish at UWF
Program Locations: Salamanca
Contact Name: Laura Arguea, Instructor, Uwf Department Of English And World Languages
Contact Email: larguea@uwf.edu
What is Included: Early Bird Application by November 15: Save $100 on Program fee.
The first three students who apply by November 15, are accepted to the program, and pay the deposit within 7 days of acceptance will receive a $100 discount on the program fee.

Limited spaces available.

Program Fee includes:
-- Accommodations with local families in Salamanca
-- Three meals per day with host families
-- Walking tour of the city
-- Academic and administrative support
-- Mandatory international health insurance fee
-- Transfer from and to Barajas Airport in Madrid to Salamanca
-- Two Full-day excursions by bus
-- One Half-day excursion
-- 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 (3-5 undergraduate-credit-hours)
-- personal expenses for additional traveling, extra-curricular activities, and spending money.
Estimated Costs: UWF in Spain Expenses for 2014
Tentative Program Fee $1800
Flight to Madrid, Barajas Airport $1200
Personal Spending Money $300-700
Total estimated costs $3300-$3700
PLUS
Tuition paid to UWF for 3-5 credit hours Summer 2014 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.

Early Bird Application by November 15: Save $100 on Program fee.
The first three students who apply by November 15, are accepted to the program, and pay the deposit within 7 days of acceptance will receive a $100 discount on the program fee.
Documents: 
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2014_tentative itinerary[1].pd
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Program Description

Payment schedule is affected for applicants after March 1. Request more information through Laura Arguea.

Spanish Language and Culture in Salamanca
Location: Salamanca, Spain
Duration: May 9, 2014 to May 31, 2014

Focus: Spanish Language and Culture
Program Director: Laura Arguea, Instructor, Department of English and World Languages, UWF.
3-5 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 Friday, May 9, 2014.
The program begins in Spain on May 10, 2014. The program ends on May 30, 2014 and students return to the US on May 31, 2014.
The program is open to degree-seeking UWF students. UWF in Spain will offer you multiple opportunities to use Spanish in your everyday life, and involve you in cultural activities. Limited spaces available.

UWF in Spain Application Process
Students apply online and submit the required forms. After submitting the Essay online, each student must schedule an appointment with the Program Director, Laura Arguea, for an interview as part of the application process.

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 $300.00 to the UWF in Spain account (Cashiers office), to reserve their place. Reservations are subject to availability. Once students are admitted to the program, they will need to complete all study abroad enrollment requirements online by the 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.

Host City
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.

Financial Matters
The Department of English and World Languages will collect the Program fee of $1800.00 for the "UWF in Spain" program ($300 deposit non-refundable). The program fee must be paid in full by March 1, 2014.

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. 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.

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 to five credits of Spanish-language at UWF. The cost of the course credit will depend on student residency status.
Students can earn 3-5 credits as part of the UWF in Spain Program.
One credit hour at the in-state tuition rate is $211.87
One credit hour for out-of-state residents is $641.26.
Tuition is paid on the summer 2014 payment schedule for Term B courses.

Students are encouraged to have $300-$700 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.
$300.00 non-refundable deposit is required upon approval for this program.
Cancellation fee of $300.00 will be charged if students cancel after March 1, 2014.
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.

Quick Facts

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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Travel Warning: NO

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