Permit No. 152
Granada, Spain APPLICATION DeADLINe: February 4, 2010
TeNTATIVe ITINerAry Because program size is limited, early
The university reserves the right to alter travel and other arrangements application is strongly advised. Individual
if required by circumstances. interviews may be scheduled with students
upon receipt of application.
May 30 Depart from Atlanta to Madrid
May 31 Arrive in Madrid. Depart to Granada; To apply, submit the following:
meet your host family
• Application Packet
June 1 Placement test • $150 deposit (non-refundable)
June 2 • Two letters of recommendation from
July 1 Classes end instructors familiar with your recent work
(including at least one language teacher)
Spanish Studies July 2-3 Visit Sevilla • Unofficial transcripts
July 4-7 Visit Madrid
May 30 - July 8 in Granada July 8 Depart from Madrid to Atlanta There will be a mandatory orientation meeting
6 HOURS CREDIT
on April 30, 2010. Time and location TBA.
Sponsored by the return application materials to:
Department of Modern Victoria Rodrigo, Ph. D. Please consider attending one of the following
and Classical Languages Department of Modern and Classical Languages informational sessions to meet last year’s students
education take you?
College of Arts and Sciences and ask questions that concern you:
Georgia State University • Wed., Nov. 18 from noon - 1 p.m. in General
Office of International Affairs
far will your
Atlanta, Georgia 30302-3987
P.O. Box 3970 Classroom Building (GCB) 804
Atlanta, GA 30302-3970 • Thu., Nov. 19 from 4 - 5 p.m. in GCB 804
Study Abroad Programs
in person: GCB 859
phone: 404/413-5997; fax: 404/413-5982 Visit the program Web site for pictures and video:
P.O. Box 3987
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www2.gsu.edu/~wwwmcl/programs/granada.htm and
www.gsugranada.com. To watch videos by previous
Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal oppor- participants, go to YouTube and type gsugranada08
tunity educational institution and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. (there are four clips) and SpainGSU2009.
Granada, Spain: Spanish Studies
Austrias y de los Borbones. COST PAyMeNT SCHeDULe
• In Córdoba: Mezquita, Sinagoga, Judería (barrio judío Program cost may vary at any time according to currency February 4, 2010 – $150 deposit with application
de Córdoba) fluctuations and changing travel arrangements. March 15, 2010 – $1,975 payment
• Farewell dinner April 15, 2010 – remaining balance
• Other cultural activities (to be announced upon The program cost is tentatively set at $4,970 PLUS (all payments are non-refundable upon receipt)
availability – last year included the Spanish National regular Georgia State University tuition and fees
(HOPE is applicable). Non-resident/out-of-state students Please pay for your program deposit on Marketplace
will pay in-state tuition plus a $250 fee in addition to the (direct link available under your program’s listing on the
program cost. Study Abroad Programs Web site). See your Program
Director for more information. Students receiving credit
Participants will live with selected Spanish families in
Price Includes will make all additional payments on PAWS (GoSOLAR).
Granada. This unique experience will allow them to
• Accommodation with selected families in Granada Please refer to the Academic/Registration calendar for the
strengthen their language skills, improve competence in
(includes three meals a day and laundry service) tuition and fees deadline.
the target language, and be immersed in the culture of
Spain. The host families will provide three meals per day • Ground transportation by bus and AVE (high-speed
THe PrOGrAM and laundry service. In Madrid and Sevilla, students will train) for excursions, trips and transfers FUNDING AND SCHOLArSHIPS
The Georgia State University program of Spanish • Hotels: two nights in Seville and four nights in Madrid in Georgia State University students are eligible to apply
stay in double-occupancy rooms.
Studies in Granada, Spain, is an exciting six-week three- and four-star hotels for the IEF Study Abroad Scholarship/Georgia State
program for undergraduate students. The purpose • Trips, excursions and entrance fees to monuments and University Foundation Scholarship. Visit the Web site at
of the program is to provide students with an Students with documented disabilities who may need museums in Granada, Seville, Córdoba and Madrid www2.gsu.edu/~wwwoia/StudyAbroad/funding.html
accommodations during their study abroad experience • One-day trip to Cordoba and one-day trip to Las for the application or contact the Office of International
opportunity to improve their command of the Spanish
should discuss these needs with the Program Director and Alpujarras Affairs, Study Abroad Programs at 404/413-2529 for more
language and to be in contact with the culture and
the Office of Disabilities at the time of application. • University of Granada fees and University of Granada information.
speakers of the language by immersion in a native
student ID card
environment. Students will attend classes at the
eLIGIBILITy • Access to University of Granada facilities: libraries, Contact the Office of Financial Aid at 404/413-2400 for
Centro de Lenguas Modernas at the University of The program is open to undergraduate students who information on how financial aid might apply toward
e-mail, language laboratory, video library, computer lab,
Granada.Visit the program Web site for pictures have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and have completed at sport facilities and language exchange program the program.
and video: www2.gsu.edu/~wwwmcl/programs/ least two semesters of Spanish at college level or the • Health/Evacuation/Repatriation insurance
granada.htm and www.gsugranada.com. equivalent (Spanish 1001 and 1002 at Georgia State Students are required to purchase an “International
University). Program size is limited and participation is Price Does NOT Include Student ID Card” from STA Travel for travel discounts in
CULTUrAL ACTIVITIeS, TrIPS AND contingent upon acceptance by the Program Director. • Georgia State University tuition and fees (HOPE is participating countries. For more information, visit the STA
eXCUrSIONS applicable) Travel Web site at www.sta-travel.com.
The program will feature many historic destinations CreDITS AND COUrSeS • Out-of-state/Nonresident fee ($250)
and cultural activities such as: Participants who successfully complete the program’s • Food in Madrid and Seville APPLICATION INFOrMATION
two courses will receive six semester hours of credit at • Passport Students interested in applying should print an Application
• In Granada: Alhambra and Generalife, Catedral
Georgia State University. The credit will be in Spanish for • Personal expenses and excess baggage charges Packet at www. gsu.edu/studyabroad under the Programs
and Capilla real, Albaicín y Sacromonte, a day trip tab and submit it to the Program Director by the posted
selected 2000, 3000 or 4000 level courses. Students from • Passport
to Las Alpujarras, cultural tour of the city’s most deadline.
other schools should follow their institution’s regulations • Airfare*
interesting points, and other cultural activities
concerning transfer credits. Transient Students: Please see Transient Student
• In Seville (2 nights): Alcázar de Sevilla, Giralda,
*Note: Round-trip airfare Atlanta-Madrid is available Procedure in the Application Packet.
Catedral, Barrio de Santa Cruz. for those students who want to travel as a group. The
• In Madrid (4 night , 5 days): Museo del Prado, Museo non-stop airfare price is $1,215 round trip. If interested,
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 4, 2010
de reina Sofía, Palacio de Oriente, Madrid de los please see the Program Director for details.