*If you do not meet these eligibility requirements, please meet with the OGE Regional Advisor for this program early in the process to discuss your options.
- Good academic and disciplinary standing
- Minimum GPA of 3.0
About the Program
Georgetown University in Salamanca
’s Intensive Language Program (ILP) is based at Cursos Internacionales
, an organization affiliated with the Universidad de Salamanca. The ILP is perfect for students who are looking to improve their language skills in an immersive setting. Students who have completed Advanced Spanish II are not eligible for the ILP.
is located 130 miles northwest of Madrid with a population of 180,000. This city is rich in history, culture, and tradition. There is an abundance of historic monuments such as the Puente Romano, the Plateresque University façade, the Roman Old Cathedral, and the Gothic New Cathedral. Salamanca is well known for its prestigious university and its stimulating intellectual and cultural environment.
- Fall: late August to mid-December
- Spring: late February to mid-June
Fields of Study
Language of instruction is Spanish.
Fields of study include: Spanish (including limited language and culture electives)
Students are required to enroll in a full courseload and complete all exams and assignments associated with the course regardless of the credit they wish to receive on the program. Withdrawal from a course or failure to take/complete a final will be regarded as an unauthorized reduction in courseload and a violation of the academic policy.
A full courseload for this program is: 17 credits
Students take three hours of classes per day during the pre-session course, and five hours a day during the regular term. Students who satisfactorily complete this courseload
obtain a total of 17 credits (2 credits for the pre-session and 15 for the semester) and 5 courses at Georgetown.
The minimum passing grade for this program is: 5 out of 10 on the Spanish grading scale
Students are required to live in program housing.
Students have two housing options:
- Homestay (includes three meals a day)
- Student Residence
The Office of Global Education is committed to making study abroad accessible to all interested and eligible students. OGE hopes that students with accessibility needs will pursue study abroad opportunities and use the available support services on campus for assistance and advice when necessary.
With over 200 approved-programs, OGE is confident that you will find a program that fits your interests and goals. Programs offer varying degrees of academic and lifestyle support. Please make an appointment with the OGE advisor specializing in your geographic area of interest to discuss how to best support any special needs you might have on programs that may interest you.
To learn more about the resources for students on campus and also for advice on how to request accommodations overseas, please visit the Georgetown Academic Resource Center’s website
. Additional support can be found on the Mobility International website