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  • Locations: Cadiz, Spain
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2022 03/15/2022 ** Rolling Admission 06/26/2022 08/05/2022
NOTE: Session I: Arrive June 26, Depart July 15, 2022 Session II: Arrive July 17, Depart August 05, 2022

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Who can apply: Non-UMass Boston/Dartmouth/Lowell Students, UMass Amherst Students, UMass Boston Students, UMass Dartmouth Students, UMass Lowell Students Language of Instruction: English, Spanish
Class Status: 1-first year, 2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior, 5-grad student, 6-other Housing Options: Homestay
Areas of Study: Culture, European Studies, Geography, Other Language & Literature, Political Science/International Relations, Service Learning, Spanish Studies Program Category: Study abroad
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Description:

Go with the FAST-TRACK in Intensive Spanish Language & Culture!
Quick facts:
  • Complete the College of Fine Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences language requirement:
    • World language option
    • World ready option
  • Majors/Minors - earn 3 additional credits in Session II, totaling 9-15 credits in just 3-6 weeks
  • Advanced-level - options available in Session I & II
  • Earn up to 6 credits Arts & Humanities, Breadth of Knowledge requirement
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Session Options (see dates above):
  • Session I: Level 1 & 2 transfer credit equivalency at UML:  WLSP.1040, 6cr
  • Session I: Spanish for the Healthcare Professional - 3cr, transfer credit equivalency, WLSP 1030 - see more HERE
  • Session I: Advanced-level (for students who have completed or tested out of level 4) transfer credit equivalency at UML: WLSP3990 or 4990, 6cr
  • Session II: Level 3 & 4 transfer credit equivalency at UML:  WLSP.2040, 6cr
  • Session II: Advanced-level (for students who have completed or tested out of level 4,) transfer credit equivalency at UML:  WLSP.3990 or 4990, 6cr
  • Session II: Optional Elective-open to majors/minors in Spanish/World Languages: UML instructed course, “Contemporary Spanish Culture & Society,” WLSP.3110, 3cr
  • Session II: World Ready Topic Spanish: Food & Identity in Spain - 3cr., transfer credit equivalency, WLSP 3050. This course is not open to students in the Spanish major nor minor. Open to students completing their language requirement through the World Ready Option Spanish Track.
Overview: Reside in the most ancient city still standing in western Europe. Through living on-site for 3-6 weeks, attending class, and taking advantage of the University of Cádiz resources students can expect to increase their language skills substantially. To enhance the experience, students will have the opportunity to travel to local cities for day trips,  learn cooking of local recipes through a class, tours through local museums, participating in Flamenco Seminar/workshop, and much, much more.  In addition, all students will receive a pre-departure and on-site orientation including a walking tour of the area.

Resources on previous sessions and information on Cadiz, Spain:
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What's Included (activities/Excursions subject to change):
  • Tuition:
    • Summer - 6-12 credits of transfer course (if needing in-residence this is possible please let the study abroad office know)
  • Books & supplies
  • Accommodations in homestay or residence hall (to be determined)
  • 3 meals per day and laundry services once per week (depends on accommodations)
  • Local cell phone
  • International health insurance and international emergency & accident insurance
  • Local bus pass (10 courtesy rides)
  • Airport transfers Jerez to Cadiz & return
  • On-site orientation: Guided walking tour of the city through the most emblematic areas of the historical city.
  • Cooking instruction: (session 2).  Demonstration of typical plates of the region with meal to follow.
  • 1 in-class music/dance culture seminar on Flamenco
  • Day trips such as:
    • Seville: (Session I)  Visit by private bus to the capital of the Andalucia region to experience guided tours of the city’s sites such as Reales Alcazares, the Cathedral and Barrio de Santa Cruz, the former Jewish quarter
    • El Puerto de Santa Maria: (Session II)  Travel by catamaran passenger boat to visit a local winery, the medieval castle “Castillo San Marcos”, for wine tasting (Sherry wines)
    • Vejer de la Frontera: (Session II) Travel by private bus to see the scenic city overlooking white washed homes and cobblestone roads, the sea, the castle and more. 
  • Local visits to Cadiz museums
What's not included:
  • Round trip airfare is purchased on your own by end of April. Please talk with the Office of Study Abroad for further information as a specific itinerary will be provided due to airport transfers in Spain. Students who do not purchase and provide a copy of the flight itinerary/receipt by end of April may be dropped from the program.
  • Recommended travel money to bring: $500-800 for personal spending money per session
  • WLSP 3110 course option in session II is an additional $1050 billed via SIS in mid-summer (see Online & Continuing Education website for latest cost per credit/fees) - optional add-on for majors/minors
Majors of World Languages & Cultures: World Languages and Cultures Study Abroad Award
1. Award up to $1000
2. Complete application via the Riverhawk Scholarship Portal between February 1 and April 1
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