Study Abroad in Spain - University of Seville
PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Program Name:  University Integration Program
School:  Universidad Pablo de Olavide
City:  Seville, Spain
Term:  Spring (January to June)
Duration:  Semester
Cost:  € 1,705 / $ 1,822.30 * per semester
Housing  € 868/ $ 927.72 * per month homestay

€ 300 / $ 320.64 * per month student apt (avg price – this university arranges homestays, but does not arrange housing in student apartments)

Language of Instruction:  Spanish and English
Eligibility:  Min GPA of 2.75 required.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The University Integration Program (P.I.U.) is especially designed for students with highly advanced Spanish language skills who wish to integrate themselves fully into a Spanish university. Students enroll directly in regular classes with Spanish students. Students take 12-15 credit hours per semester and can study in Seville for a semester or a full year.

Take up to 5 courses or take 4+1 classes from the Hispanic Studies Program.

Subject Areas:

  • Business Administration
  • Humanities
  • Sociology
  • Social Education
  • Social Work
  • Environmental Science
  • Sports Science
  • Labor Relations
  • Law
  • Political Science

The University Integration Program Includes:

  • Orientation Session & Welcome Reception
  • Up to 5 courses (a total of 15 U.S. or 30 ECTS credits or 4+1 class from the Hispanic Studies Program)
  • 4 cultural/social activities during the semester
  • Access to computer labs
  • Access to the library and borrowing privileges
  • Access to sports facilities (the gym requires an extra fee)
  • Reduced price day trips to nearby places of interest (Córdoba, Ronda, etc.)
  • Farewell Reception
  • Official transcript from Pablo de Olavide University

ELIGIBILITY

Min GPA of 2.75 req’d.

ABOUT

The University Integration Program (P.I.U.) is especially designed for students with highly advanced Spanish language skills who wish to integrate themselves fully into a Spanish university. Students enroll directly in regular classes with Spanish students. Students take 12-15 credit hours per semester and can study in Seville for a semester or a full year.

For Business Majors: If you are a business major but are not fluent in Spanish, there are a number of business courses available in English with Spanish students as well.

Spanish Courses Offered:

  • ART 313E History of Spanish Art
  • ART/HIS 347 Seville: The Expression of a City through its Art
  • ART 330 History of Spanish Cinema during the Democracy
  • ART/SPAN 333E Film Nations: Comparative Perspectives on Spanish and U.S. Cinema
  • BIO 209E Anatomy and Physiology II (4 U.S. credits with lab *) – FALL SEMESTER ONLY
  • CHE 211E Organic Chemistry II (5 U.S. credits with lab *)
  • ECOL 320E Ecological Systems
  • COM/SOC 320 Intercultural Communication
  • COMM/ART 341E Spanish Identity: Film, Advertising and Pop Music
  • COMM 340E Communication and Media in the Digital Age
  • BUS 325E International Marketing
  • BUS 325 International Marketing
  • BUS 334E International Management
  • BUS 346E International Finance
  • BUS 346 International Finance
  • BUS 355E International Human Resource Management
  • BUS 359E Enterpreneurship and New Ventures
  • ECON/POL 321E The European Union
  • ECON 331E The Global Economy
  • ECON 391E International Economics – FALL SEMESTER ONLY
  • HIS 312E History of Spain
  • HIS 323 Spain in the 21st century: from the Civil War to democracy today
  • HIS 341E Early Modern and Modern Spanish History: From Isabella and Ferdinand to the Euro (1450-the present)
  • HIS/SOC 362 Slavery in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • REL/HIS 357E Christianity, Islam and Judaism in the Spanish Context
  • REL/HIS 357E Christianity, Islam and Judaism in the Spanish Context
  • LIT 328 Panorama of Latin America Literature 2 (Post-1820)
  • LIT 365 Contemporary Spanish Literature
  • LIT 367E Nobel Prizes in Spanish and Latin American Literature: A Critical Approach
  • LIT 370 The Latin American Short Story
  • LIT 371 Women and Literature (XIX-XX centuries) – SPRING SEMESTER ONLY
  • LIT 374 Spanish Literature (The Spanish Golden Age. El Quijote) – SPRING SEMESTER ONLY
  • POL 361 Current Affairs in Latin America: Press and Cinema
  • POL 363E U.S.-European Relations Since World War II
  • POL 366 Relations between the U.S. and the Latin World – SPRING SEMESTER ONLY
  • POL 372E Contemporary Spanish Politics
  • POL/HIS 352E The Road to Democracy in Portugal, Greece and Spain
  • PSY 251E Cultural Psychology
  • PSY 255E Social Psychology
  • PSY 260E General Sports Psychology
  • SOC 329 Spanish Society through Volunteering
  • SPANISH 317E Culture and Society in Spain
  • SPANISH 317 Culture and Society in Spain
  • SPANISH 319E Spanish Culture and History through Film
  • SPANISH/HIS 335E Historical Ties Between Spain and the US – SPRING SEMESTER ONLY
  • SPANISH/CUL 339 Tapas: A Window to Spanish Cuisine and Culture
  • SPANISH/HIS 346 Medieval Spain: Christians, Jews and Muslims
  • SPANISH/HIS 361 History of Flamenco: Theory and Practice
  • SPANISH 101-102 Spanish for Beginners (6 contact hours/week)
  • SPANISH 102 Elementary Spanish (3 contact hours/week)
  • SPANISH 112 Language Laboratory (1 contact hour/week)
  • SPANISH 201 Intermediate Spanish I
  • SPANISH 202 Spanish Reading & Composition (intermediate)
  • SPANISH 202 Spanish Reading & Composition (intermediate)
  • SPANISH 206 Spanish Conversation (intermediate I level)
  • SPANISH 226 Spanish for the Health Sciences
  • SPANISH 241 Intermediate Spanish II
  • SPANISH 246 Spanish Conversation (intermediate II level)
  • SPANISH 306 Spanish Conversation (advanced level)
  • SPANISH 311 Advanced Spanish I
  • SPANISH 312 Spanish Reading & Composition (advanced)
  • SPANISH 351 Advanced Spanish II
  • SPANISH 376 Spanish for Business
  • SPANISH 378 Spanish Phonetics & Phonology
  • SPANISH 381 Spanish- English / English-SPANISHish Translation
  • SPANISH 383 Basic Bilingual Negotiation Skills Spanish/English – SPRING SEMESTER ONLY

SERVICES OFFERED

Housing: The International center offers lodging with Spanish host families with full board.  The Center feels that this is the best way to learn about Spanish culture and traditions and practice and improve language skills.  All the families have been carefully chosen and will do their best to make you feel at home and enjoy your stay.  If you are a vegetarian, have food or pet allergies or have any special requirements, it is important that you advise us beforehand.  We will do everything in our power to meet your needs.

[Note that this university does not offer shared students apartments as a housing option.]

HOW TO ENROLL

To register for University Integration Program at the Universidad Pablo de Olavide click here. Enrollment into this study abroad program is open. You should apply at least one month before you wish to start your program. A minimum GPA of 2.75 is required. A simple recommendation letter is also required. For more information contact The International Center at the Universidad Pablo de Olavide.

LINKS

University Integration Program