Semester in Salamanca, Spain. Spanish Language & Culture at the University of Salamanca. Winter Semester.

Salamanca University Study Abroad Programs
Program Name: Spanish Language & Culture Course
School: University of Salamanca
City: Salamanca, Spain
Term: Winter (9 Jan. – 17 March)
Duration: Semester (10 weeks)
Cost: € 1735 / [currency amount=”1735″ from=”EUR” to=”USD” show_from=false round=false]
Housing € 615 / [currency amount=”615″ from=”EUR” to=”USD” show_from=false round=false] per mo. university residence
€ 705 / [currency amount=”705″ from=”EUR” to=”USD” show_from=false round=false] per mo. homestay
Language of Instruction: Spanish
Eligibility: Open Enrollment: No min GPA req’d, must have high school diploma; min age 17

Program Description

Cursos Internacionales of the University of Salamanca offers students the opportunity to study Spanish all-year-round in courses of two, three, four and ten weeks. Spanish language courses are offered at all levels (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced and Proficiency). Wide variety of subjects. Students can design their course to suit their needs and preferences.

Intensive course of Spanish in which, in addition to the Spanish Language class (compulsory), the student can choose one, two or three optional subjects from a wide range of options.

Spanish Language and Culture Courses include activities and:

  • City sightseeing tours (see monthly schedule).
  • Attendance to projections of Spanish films (see schedule).
  • Insurance with medical coverage for illnesses and accidents happened during the course length.
  • Universidad de Salamanca WiFi usage.
  • Access to Universidad de Salamanca sport facilities.
  • Access to Universidad de Salamanca libraries.
  • Learning materials
  • An official certificate.
  • Two transcripts.
  • Courses with 4 or 5 class hours a day also include:
  • 1 one-day-long trip (see schedule).


Program Cost

Tution – € 1,735 / [currency amount=”1735″ from=”EUR” to=”USD” show_from=false round=false] per semester.

The fee covers the tution for a 10-week Spanish Language & Culture Course consisting of 4 hours per day.

Housing – € 615 / [currency amount=”615″ from=”EUR” to=”USD” show_from=false round=false] per mo.

Accommodation (without board) in a university residence costs € 615/mo.

A homestay costs € 705/mo.

A shared student apartment in Salamanca costs approximately € 250 / [currency amount=”250″ from=”EUR” to=”USD” show_from=false round=false] per mo.

Program Structure

The first two mandatory hours of Spanish language can be complemented with one, two or three more elective subjects. This course aims to improve students’ fluency in Spanish, paying special attention to grammar and vocabulary. Following a communicative and functional approach, the course offers students a wide range of tasks and activities which make them get familiar with real communicative contexts.

Subjects include Spanish Language, Conversation and Composition, Spanish History, the Role of Women in Spanish History, Vocabulary Building, Conversation Practice, Spanish an dLatin American Literature, Spanish Culture, Communication Activities, Spanish for Business, Spanish Art and Spanish and Latin American Cinema.

Housing / Accommodation

Students can apply for their accommodation at the same time as they are registering for their course,

University residence

Cursos Internacionales can also help students who prefer to live in a dorm to find housing in a dorm of, or associated with, the University of Salamanca, depending on the number of available places at each moment. Students choosing to live in a dorm have a double or single room with Internet service. Students have also the option of full board accommodation or only accommodation.


As a mere intermediary, Cursos Internacionales helps the students who so wish with their accommodation management. Cursos Internacionales carefully selects families from Salamanca who host students in a single our double room and provide full board homestay.

Eligibility / How to Enroll

To register for a Spanish Language & Culture Course at the University of Salamanca’s “Cursos Internacionales” click here.

There is no minimum required GPA. Recommendation letters are not required. The minimum age for enrollment is 17.

The registration process consists of (1) selecting/enrolling for the course (2) paying the pre-matriculation fee (3) paying the remaining fees due before the course starts (either before you leave or when you first get to Spain).