Summer Terms | Alicante, Spain

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Summer Terms

Alicante, the jewel of the Costa Blanca, boasts a Mediterranean coastal climate and lifestyle. A rich history of sea merchants and conquerors has shaped this vibrant and modern city's unique Spanish character. 

Summer programs in Alicante offer two intensive academic terms, with rich cultural components to support the study of Spanish language and culture. Students live in Spanish homes and participate in study tours, cultural events, and social activities. Each 4-week session serves as an ideal short-term study abroad experience. Students take one intensive language course and may complement it with a 1-credit cultural course for 4-5 credits per session.


  • Dedicated to academic excellence
  • Classes taught by UA professors
  • 4-week terms
  • 4-5 credits per term
  • Beginner to advanced Spanish language courses at Universidad de Alicante
  • Optional 1-credit content courses, complementing Spanish study
  • Homestays with local families
  • 3.0 GPA in Spanish Coursework required
  • Some courses may have additional prerequisites


In addition to summer study options, students may also participate in an 8-week internship or service learning program during a summer in Alicante. Please visit our Summer Internship or Service Learning pages for more information on this unique opportunity.