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                                                             Permit No. 152
                                               Atlanta, GA

                                                                                                                                                                                         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	
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Classes begin
                                                                                                                                                                                         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:                                               and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           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
                                                                  Ballet: Carmen)
                                                                                                                            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	
                                                                Disability Accommodations
of the program is to provide students with an                   Students with documented disabilities who may need            museums in Granada, Seville, Córdoba and Madrid      
                                                                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:                     least two semesters of Spanish at college level or the        •	Health/Evacuation/Repatriation	insurance
granada.htm and                           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
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. 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.

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