CIEE Seville Language and Society
Capital of Andalusia, Sevilla was one of the last footholds of the Moorish empire that ruled the Iberian Peninsula. It is home to the ingenious barber of Seville and the tempestuous Carmen. The great Renaissance painters Velázquez and Murillo were born there, and Ferdinand and Isabel ruled Spain from the royal apartments in the Alcazar Palace. Though the city preserves its past, modern Sevilla is the commercial hub of Andalusia. For a city of fewer than 800,000, Sevilla offers amazing cultural activities, from flamenco to classical, pop, and jazz concerts.
Since its establishment in the 16th Century, the Universidad de Sevilla has been one of Spain’s leading institutions of higher learning. The schools of business, communications, economics, engineering, geography and history, law, labor sciences, mathematics, natural sciences, philology, philosophy, psychology, and its many departments and institutes, serve the educational needs of Spain’s most populous region. In total, the Universidad de Sevilla is the educational center for some 60,000 students.
This program is designed for students at the intermediate Spanish language level with an interest in improving their Spanish language skills and learning about Spanish culture.
Relevant Academic Disciplines
Overall GPA 2.75
Maximum of 2 years of college level Spanish
Language Skill: 1.5 years college level