Arabic Language and Culture Intensive
|CANCELED Summer Program 2017|
|Students Arrive in Seville||June 2017*|
|*Dates Pending – University of Seville|
JYS Intensive is a five-week summer program taught in English at the University of Seville, for a total of 45 contact hours (6 credit hours).
Requirements for Arabic Intensive
- Minimum of 3.0 GPA
- Open to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors
The program begins with a two-day orientation session with academic advising for students before classes start.
Students may register for one or two courses (3 credit hours each). Students who enroll for two courses may select to take two language courses or one language course plus a culture course.
Language and Culture courses meet two hours daily, Monday through Friday. Each course will consist of 45 contact hours. Students obtain a total of 6 credits hours.
- LA-08 Culture and Society of Spain
- LA-09 Beginning Arabic I
- LA-10 Beginning Arabic II
- LA-11 Intermediate Arabic I
- LA-12 Intermediate Arabic II
- LA-13 Advanced Arabic I
- LA-14 Advanced Arabic II
Included as part of the JYS Intensive are field trips to sites of historic and cultural interest.
- Province of Cádiz — Trip to the city of Cádiz and the beach town of Chiclana de la Frontera on the Atlantic Ocean
- Province of Córdoba — Trip to the city of Córdoba and a guided tour of the Cathedral of Córdoba (Mezquita)
- Province of Seville — Guided tours of the Catedral de Sevilla, Giralda and Setas de Sevilla
- Province of Granada — Overnight trip to the city of Granada and a visit to the Alhambra
- North Africa — Morocco
*Field trips are subject to change. Updates will be posted to this site.
The fee for the 2017 JYS Intensive is $5,000.
- Airport reception in Seville
- Full room and board (3 meals a day) in Seville in student housing
- Tuition for credits
- Group medical insurance designed by ADESLAS SegurCaixa
- Field trips and site visits
The fee does not cover:
- Round-trip airfare to Spain
- Personal expenses
- Books and academic supplies
Merit based scholarships are available for the JYS summer program! Awards will be between $500 and $1000 and based on GPA (3.5 or higher) and professor recommendation. Apply for scholarships through the online application.