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  • Locations: San Sebastian, Spain
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer Session 1, Summer Session 2
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  • Program Sponsor: USAC 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Advisor: Cristina Sosa Who Can Apply?: UMA only - non-UMA students consult your study abroad office
Fields of Study: Anthropology, Art, Communication, Comparative Literature, Culture, Dance, History, Internship, Nutrition, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program Options: Graduate Credits
Key Word Search: Program Scholarships Available Host Institution: University of the Basque Country
Language(s) of Instruction: English, Spanish Language Prerequisite: 0 College-Level Semester
Language Credits Available: 6 credits + Minimum GPA: 2.5
Program Provider: USAC Program Type: Study Abroad
In Classes With: All US Students Minimum Class Standing: Grad Student, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Housing: Apartment, Family Home Stay
Program Description:
USAC students during a sunset in San Sebastian
Study in San Sebastián, Spain
  • Study intensive Spanish or Basque language courses and practice with conversation partners who are local students. Other unique courses in Spanish include surfing, myths and legends, European art, and cinema. Psychology courses are offered in English and shared with local university students.
  • Live in an exquisite urban-beach city, and during free time, travel 20 minutes to beautiful towns in southern France or take advantage of local activities including hiking and surfing, Basque cultural events, and international music and film festivals. San Sebastián is the perfect location with easy connections to major European cities.
  • Sign up for the optional Madrid Field Study and earn credit while exploring one of Europe’s most exciting capital cities. Join our other excursions to prehistoric caves, mountains, and picturesque fishing villages.
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Quick Details
Available Terms
Two summer sessions
Fall or Spring semester

Programs Of Study
 Spanish Language, Basque, European Studies, and Psychology

Language of Instruction

San Sebastian- need we say more?
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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 04/01/2019 ** Varies 08/27/2019 12/14/2019
Summer Session 2 2019 04/01/2019 ** Varies 07/01/2019 07/31/2019
Academic Year 2019-2020 04/01/2019 ** Varies 08/27/2019 05/16/2020
Summer Session 1 2019 05/01/2019 ** Varies 05/21/2019 06/29/2019
Spring 2020 11/15/2019 ** Varies 01/07/2020 05/16/2020

** Indicates rolling admissions.

If you are applying to a partner program, you must check their website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above indicates when your UMass Abroad application materials are due and the program’s deadline may be sooner.