Nowadays, when you decide to study abroad, you have many options. Why should you choose one of our programs?
Integrative Experience: Our Integrative Experience contemplates either study abroad or service learning for all our majors. In addition, students have to take two classes: one before and one after their study abroad or service learning experience. Want to see how it works? Here are three example blogs detailing the IE study abroad experience from an undergraduate viewpoint.
Spanport Integrative Experience Blog
Will Jones about Uruguay
Siobhan Elvin about Salamanca (study abroad) and Learning Experience (Holyoke)
Undergraduate Semester Program in Granada, Spain
Granada is a mixture of natural beauty and inviting climate, Moorish art and architecture, and cultural flare gleaned from its strong Gypsy heritage. Granada hosts the Albaicín, one of Spain's best preserved Arab settlements, the last Moorish neighborhood, and an area UNESCO declared a monument to humanity. Across from the Albaicín is the mesmerizing red-clay Alhambra palace, the greatest Moorish monument in Spain. Within the Alhambra are several palaces, parks, fountains, towers and gardens. Come explore Granada with the University of Massachusetts and API!!!
Undergraduate Program in Oviedo, Spain
Oviedo is the majestic capital of Asturias and a province often called "España Verde". Whether it's surfing, hiking, going to the beach, dining or music, Asturias truly has something for everyone. For over 30 years, Five College students have benefited from our partnership with the prestigious Universidad de Oviedo and we invite you to benefit too!!!
Undergraduate Semester Program in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Buenos Aires is a cosmopolitan city with more than 6 million inhabitants. Known for its vibrant nightlife, where tango thrives in tangueras, milongas and cultural centers, Buenos Aires offers a dazzling array of learning opportunities, cultural events and social attractions. The seat of the national government, Buenos Aires presents a unique opportunity to analyze the politics and history of this complex and fascinating country. Universities, museums, theatres, shopping districts and restaurants abound in this metropolis, described as the Paris of Latin America.
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.