Oviedo, Spain: Summer 2020
“Choosing to spend a summer in Spain was undoubtedly one of the best decisions I made in college. It’s a beautiful, precious country and I am forever changed by my choice to learn a new language, to learn a new culture, and to learn to trust myself.”
Political Science, Summer 2016
Students take six credits of Spanish language courses at the 300 and 400 level.
Classroom facilities are at the Universtiy of Oviedo or the GEO Center.
Cathedral de San Salvador
Students will stay with homestay families in Oviedo.
Oviedo is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias, located in northern Spain and 30 minutes from the coast. Founded in 761, the city is rich with history and architectural tradition, with many buildings dating back to the medieval period.
During this program students have the opportunity for local excursions to the Cathedral, the Museum of Fine Arts, and the Archaeology Museum. Excursions outside of Oviedo include two day trips and a weekend excursion. One day trip is to Asturias and Covadonga, and the other is to Gijon and Aviles. The weekend trip is for two nights to either Bilbao or Madrid.
*Program fee subject to change
This program is eligible for State, Federal, Private and UP Financial Aid; however, summer aid typically is in the form of loans. For more financial aid information visit: http://www.up.edu/finaid/other-aid/study-abroad.html