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Advanced Language & Culture in Granada

Photo submitted by Sean Clark.
  • City: Granada
  •  Term: Winter
  •  Instruction in: Spanish
  •  Requirements: Spanish 277, Spanish 278, or RCLANG 324
  • Students interested in: Communication Studies, Economics, History, History, International Studies, Spanish Language
  • Internship Available!

Granada provides a complex window into Spain’s unique historical symbiosis of Islam, Christianity, and Judaism. As a university town, Granada has numerous activities geared toward student interests, making new friends easy to find. This intensive Michigan program combines classes with U-M faculty and local Spanish professors at a local study center. Students have the option to take a class at the Universidad de Granada or partake in a 300-level internship. All 300 or 400-level credits earned can count toward a Spanish major or minor.

A carefully selected host family will be an integral part of each student’s experience living and studying in Granada. They will also participate in unique excursions to deepen their understanding of the rich cultural and political history of the area, including an overnight excursion to Seville, and a 5-day trip to Morocco. Students take at least one course with U-M faculty member, Professor Lorenzo García Amaya, while other courses are taught by local professors.

Get a sneak peak at U-M students experiences on this program below!

Video courtesy of Lilah Kalfus on the Winter 2018 CGIS: Advanced Language and Culture program in Granada, Spain.