Globalization of Education

July 1 – 30, 2016

Founded by the Romans, the city of Salamanca offers a resplendent setting for immersion in Spanish life, language and culture. Situated in the northwest region of Spain (about 120 miles from Madrid and near the border of Portugal), Salamanca boasts one of the oldest universities in the world and the oldest in Spain, as well as the country’s most magnificent examples of Renaissance and Baroque architecture, century old cathedrals, and monuments.

View the Salamanca brochure here!


Students can opt to participate in one of the following programs (Please refer to links for syllabi):

Program A: Intensive Undergraduate Language and Culture (up to 9 credits)

  • SPA 101 – Beginning Spanish I
  • SPA 102 – Beginning Spanish II
  • SPA 103 – Intermediate Spanish I
  • SPA 104 – Intermediate Spanish II
  • SPA 205 – Spanish Language & Style
  • SPA 206 – Spanish Language & Style
  • SPA 207 – Oral Expression in Spanish
  • SPA 310 – Field Workshop (2-6 credits)
  • SPA 312 – Advanced Spanish Grammar

Program B: Graduate (and Advanced Undergraduate) Literature, Language and Culture (6 graduate credits). Program B courses include:

View Program Calendar Here!

Coursework will be supplemented with excursions to Lisbon, Fatima and Ciudad Rodrigo (optional); Segovia; and, Andalucia (Cordoba, Granada), Toledo and Madrid. Note: The excursion to Lisbon, Fatima and Ciudad Rodrigo is not included in the program fee and carries a cost of an additional 200 Euros.


Spain is located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. Spain is constituted of 17 autonomous regions, each boasting its own geography and culture. Its estimated population is 46.7 million.

Accommodations and Meals:

Students will stay in double-occupancy dormitory and homestay accommodations while in Spain. Single room occupancy accommodations available upon request for an additional fee of 40 Euros (90 Euros for homestays). Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided, and vegetarian accommodations are available.

 Program Fees:

Program A Fee: $3,750      Program B Fee: $3,850

Program Fee Includes:

  • 6-9 URI Credits
  • Accommodations
  • Meals
  • In-country transportation
  • Cultural Activities and excursions
  • Health insurance

NOTE: All fees subject to change.

Program Deadlines:

Application Deadline: May 20, 2016

Final Payment Due: June 1, 2016


Note: Selecting “Apply Now” will bring you to the URIAbroad application management system. Please log in using your e-Campus username and password (URI students) or create an account (non-URI students). Then select “Apply Now” on the URIAbroad program page to begin your application.


If you are having difficulties with the online application, you may submit a paper application to the URI Office of International Education at 37 Lower College Road, Kingston, RI 02881. The paper application can be found here:

Paper Application


For more information, please contact:

Program Director
Mario Trubiano
Language Department
(401) 874-4717

URI Faculty-Led Programs
37 Lower College Road
International Center



This program meets the summer programs eligibility requirements for the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Program.

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