The Universidad de Granada will grant free enrollment in the Doctoral Program "Languages, Texts, and Contexts" to one UMass graduate student. The selected student will have the option of auditing classes or receiving credit towards the completion of her/his graduate studies at her/his home institution. The student will receive a monthly stipend during nine months, as she or he works as Visiting Professor of English (24 credits or approximately 8 hours of class per week).
Eligibility: There is just one position available. Preference will be given to advanced graduate students of the Spanish and Portuguese program, but other graduate students in the department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures are welcome to apply. Native or near-native fluency in English is required. Experience in the teaching of English as a second language is desirable.
Application: Interested students should submit: (1) a one-page statement indicating their qualifications and explaining how a year in Granada would be beneficial to their academic development; and (2) a brief letter of recommendation from a faculty member.
Students will be enrolled in regular classes offered at the Universidad de Oviedo, and/or
have the opportunity to take Spanish classes at the Escuela para extranjeros program with
Erasmus students from other European countries. Students will receive a stipend of 1,000 EUROS
per month during nine months from the Universidad de Oviedo, while they work as English Teaching
Assistants or perform administrative tasks at the Vicerrectorado de Internacionalización y
Cooperación al Desarrollo.
Eligibility: There are two positions available. Preference is given to Spanish and Portuguese graduate students, but other LLC graduate students are encouraged to apply. Fluency in English and experience in second language teaching, especially in teaching English as a second language, are desirable. Participation in this programs does not count as part of the renewal process for graduate students and does not count against the student’s available years of funding
Application: Interested students should submit a one-page statement indicating their qualifications and explaining how a year in Oviedo would be useful to their academic development; and a brief letter of recommendation from a faculty member.
Spend part of your summer in the beautiful and historic city of Salamanca, Spain. Founded in 1218, the Universidad de Salamanca is still one of the most prestigious universities in Spain, with approximately 36,000 students from Spain and Europe. The student population is one of the most important economic activities in the city and lends itself to a highly active night life. Apart from Salamanca, you will also have the opportunity to travel through Spain and Portugal and experience the culture of the Iberian Peninsula.