Valladolid, Spain (Summer)

Why BCA Valladolid?

  • Learn Spanish —  beginning level or advanced level during the summer.
  • Live with a host family and immerse yourself in Spanish life and culture.
  • Study business, education, medical Spanish, art history, literature or Spanish language and culture.
  • Choose the program that’s right for you —  June Spanish program offers 6 credits in beginner or advanced Spanish language and culture; Intensive summer program offers 9 – 10 credits in Spanish language and culture, as well as offerings in Business and Medical Spanish.
  • Business and Medical Spanish courses include practicums which offer a great opportunity to interact with local practitioners.
  • Universitas Study Center offers classrooms and office space located in the historic and culturally significant Plaza del Viejo in the very heart of the city of Valladolid.
  • Rich in artistic and historic heritage, the city is ideally suited as a center for studying the language and culture of Spain. Valladolid is known as the area where the purest “Castellano” form of Spanish is spoken.
  • Enjoy plenty of recreational and cultural activities, including ceramics workshops, live theater, regional dance, concerts, and various other performances.
  • Experience the region of Castilla y Leon and its mountains, open countryside and proximity to the Cantabrian Sea just three hours away. And Valladolid is approximately one hour by train from Madrid and within easy access of other important cities of the region such as Burgos, Leon, Salamanca, Zamora and Segovia.

Why Attend a Spanish Language Summer Study Abroad Program?

  • You can start learning or expand upon your existing Spanish language proficiency in a few weeks time!
  • Attending a summer program enables you to earn academic credits and develop your language skills outside the school year.
  • A BCA summer program gives you the opportunity to study abroad, even if it does not fit into your busy academic calendar.
  • Studying abroad over the summer allows you to travel and explore other cultures, while not missing sports, clubs, performances, social events and more on your home campus.
  • If you’re an athlete, a summer program may enable you to study abroad during off-season and not miss any pre-season training.
  • A summer program may be a more affordable option for you than a full semester!
  • The shorter time frame may be a better fit for non-traditional students, who cannot leave a job, their family or other obligations for an extended period of time.
  • Or you can use our summer program, as a launching point for another study abroad experience in a future term! BCA offered four Spanish language semester or year long programs: Quito, Ecuador; Xalapa, Mexico; Barcelona, Spain and Valladolid, Spain.

Spanish Language Summer Program