All of the courses offered on this program are pre-approved by the Spanish Department, making this program is an excellent fit for Spanish majors and minors. Available fall, spring, summer, and academic year terms.
You will benefit from:
- Pre-approved coursework applicable to Spanish major & minor
- Introduce yourself to the beauty of Latin America
- Study with UIUC students in every class
- Engage with instructors in small class sizes
- Live with a host family
- Volunteer in the community
To participate on the program you must be a Illinois undergraduate and have a GPA of at least 2.5. You need to have completed the equivalent of four college semesters of Spanish prior to your departure. At Illinois, Spanish 140, 141, 142, or 143 count as the fourth semester. If you have not taken any Spanish in college, you need to have completed four years of high school Spanish. If you are a heritage speaker of Spanish and have not taken a Spanish course(s), this program might be the perfect one for you — please contact the Study Abroad Office to talk about your linguistic background and goals.
You can find more information and create an application here: https://app.studyabroad.illinois.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=10009
You can also watch a promotional video for the Institute below!