AHA Oviedo Summer
Surrounded by pre-Romanesque monuments, the gothic cathedral of San Salvador, and the 400-year-old University of Ovideo, discover one of the most culturally significant regions in Spain. Hike, ski, or relax on the beach just a short trip from the city center. Experience the historic architectural sites as well as the contemporary music concerts, theater, and exhibitions. Language classes take place at the Curso de Lengua y Cultura Espanolas para Extranjeros (ELE) on the university campus. Immerse yourself in Spanish language, culture, and history.
Students choose between the Language Program and the Hispanic Heritage Program.
Summer Language Program (4 or 8 weeks):
These two four-week language intensive programs are designed for beginning- through advanced-level Spanish language students. All courses are taught in Spanish and emphasize reading, writing, listening, and speaking. In addition to the intensive language courses, students choose from several special topics options that focus on Spanish society and culture. Classes are held in the mornings allowing you the opportunity to enjoy the many leisure activities offered in the area during the summer. Student will attend courses with U.S. and other international students. You will stay in a university residence hall near campus. In-class learning is complemented by field trips, guided visits, and other group activities included in the program fee. The AHA summer programs offer full support for students and are preceded by an intensive orientation.
Hispanic Heritage program:
This program is designed to help heritage students discover and develop their inherent linguistic abilities. Heritage students will learn to maintain and improve Spanish knowledge and apply reading and writing skills acquired in English into the Spanish language. All courses are taught in Spanish, and you will be in class exclusively with other heritage students in this vibrant academic atmosphere. Students will live with a host family in Oviedo which will further assist in the speed of cultural immersion. Homestays in Oviedo are carefully selected to fit the needs of all students. In-class learning is complemented by field trips, guided visits, and other group activities included in the program fee. This AHA summer program offers full support for students and is preceded by an intensive orientation.
Relevant Academic Disciplines
Overall GPA 2.5
Hispanic Heritage Language Program students only: Native speaker of Spanish
Language Skill: None