Spanish Studies Course. Universidad de Valladolid. Academic Year Abroad.

Spanish Studies Course. Universidad de Valladolid. Academic Year Abroad.
Program Name: Spanish Studies Diploma Program
School: University of Valladolid
City: Valladolid, Spain
Term: Academic Year (October – May)
Duration: Academic Year
Cost: € 2,995 / $ 3,539.19 *
Housing € 532 / $ 628.66 * per mo. student apt
Language of Instruction: Spanish
Eligibility: Open Enrollment: No min GPA req’d, must have high school diploma; min age 18

Program Description

The Spanish Studies programe includes the content taught in the Course in Spanish Language and Culture and the Course in Spanish Studies and, over the course of a full academic year, aims to offer deeper insights into the Spanish language as well as the history, culture, and society of Spain.

Program Cost

Tution – € 2,995 / $ 3,539.19 * per academic year.

The price for this Spanish program includes:

  • Inscription
  • Tuition
  • Orientation session
  • Guided tour in the city center
  • 8 full day trips on Saturdays
  • Cultural activities and workshops at the Language Center
  • Cultural visits to museums
  • Student card
  • Free Wi-Fi access in the campus facilities
  • Certificate of assistance
  • Welcome dinner party
  • Closing ceremony 


Stduents must also pay for medical insurance, which costs approximately € 44 / $ 51.99 * per month.

Housing – € 532 / $ 628.66 * per mo. student apt.

Housing options include student apartments, homestays, and university residences.

Program Structure

The Diploma Course in Spanish Studies is offered at all levels, from Beginner Spanish to Advanced Spanish.

The course lasts 28 weeks and encompasses 420 hours.

This programme of subjects is accompanied by a series of socio-cultural activities and trips to various places of great interest due to their artistic and cultural heritage.

If you require any further information, contact the University.

The programme comprises the following subjects (click on each subject to see the content):

  • Subjects contained in the Diploma of Spanish Language and Culture (Oct – Dec.)

Spanish Language: Grammatical, lexical, and functional content, and developing the various skills (speaking, reading, writing, and listening).

Spanish Culture: Designed to provide an insight into the lifestyle and culture of Spain as well as its customs, traditions, and products.

  •  Subjects contained in the Diploma of Spanish Studies (January – May)

Spanish Grammar:  Including grammatical and functional content, and developing oral and written skills (speaking, reading, writing, and listening). The course is taught at three different levels (B1, B2 and C1.1).

Oral Expression: Aimed at consolidating and expanding vocabulary and communicative functions.

Spanish Culture: Focusing on an understanding of everyday life and the characteristics of Spanish society as well as its customs and traditions.

Spanish Literature: Explaining the main aesthetic-literary movements in Spanish literature from its beginnings up to the 20th century, through authors and representative works from each period.

History of Spain: Analyses the most important periods and events in Spanish history.

History of Spanish Art: Explores the most representative examples of Spanish art from antiquity to the modern era.

Geography of Spain: Looking at the main natural, economic, and social features of Spain.

Housing / Accommodation

Available housing options include student apartments, homestays, and university residences.

Eligibility / How to Enroll

Registration for this Spanish program is an open enrollment format.

There is no minimum required GPA. Recommendation letters are not required. The minimum age for enrollment is 18.

Once you have chosen your course, you must complete the online form in the section REGISTRATION.

This form consists of several sections and some of the fields are mandatory. Among the topics are those related to the course (to choose level, dates and duration), housing (family or apartment and dates), personal information (personal data) and the form of payment (credit card or transfer).

Once completed, the system will automatically send an email to the student with all the information.

In the event that the student’s preferences are different to those permitted in each course (other dates, other periods or different joint courses), please advise this to the following email: