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  • Locations: Granada, Spain
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Central College Abroad 
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:
Central College Abroad - Granada
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Uniquely Granada
Central College Abroad - Granada

Location: Granada, Spain

Affiliated university: University of Granada

Central College Abroad course work: Yes

Language prerequisite: None

Language of instruction: Spanish

Service-learning options: Yes

Internships: Yes

Recent excursions:Historical and cultural sites around Granada, such as the Alhambra that overlooks the city, and the nearby cities of Seville and Córdoba. A three-day trip to Madrid, and a four-day excursion to Morocco in northern Africa.

Housing and meals: All students live with host families, located within walking distance of campus. All meals provided.

Program dates: Fall semester, mid-September -- mid-December. Spring semester, mid-January -- mid-May.

Average program size: 45 students

Staff to student ratio: 1:15

 Program Deadlines

  • Fall Semester - Apr.1
  • Spring Semester - Oct. 1


 For many students, scholarship funds make a real difference between participation and staying home. Here is the link for Central College applicants for available scholarships. Scholarships are included in the Central College application.*

What's included:

  • Tuition
  • Guaranteed housing in homestay, including three meals a day
  • Computer/internet access at the Center for Modern Languages
  • Two-week orientation
  • An intercultural workshop, exclusively offered by Central College Abroad
  • Weekly phonetics and tutorial sessions
  • Language and culture exchange (optional)
  • Excursions and cultural events such as a four-day excursion to Morocco
  • Internship and service-learning opportunities (optional)
  • On-site resident director and support services
  • Personal Central College Abroad Advisor for pre-departure support
  • Optional online pre-departure course
  • Central College Abroad Student Survival Guide and Parent handbook
  • International Student ID Card (iNext)
  • Transcript from Central College, a U.S. institution fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

Valpo Application Requirements and Deadlines 
You must have at least sophomore standing, cumulative GPA of 2.5, and have taken at least four semesters of college-level Spanish. You should consult with your academic advisor and the  OIP as early as possible.  Freshman year is not too early to begin your inquiries about study abroad. 
Almost all Valpo students can participate in this program without delaying graduation if they plan carefully with their academic advisor.  


This program has an early application deadline. The deadlines to apply for Spring and Spring Break programming is September 15th and March 1st for Fall and Academic Year programming. After the deadline, the Office of International Programs Study Abroad staff will review applications.
Once a decision has been made, applicants will be notified via their Valpo email.  
Then, please apply for your program's application as listed on the 'Homepage' link at the very top.

Cost Information

See the Budget Sheet above.

Students pay the same tuition and general fee to Valparaiso University for the term(s) abroad.  Any scholarships or financial aid apply, except for aid that requires on-campus participation (work-study and some athletic and music scholarships). Housing will be charged at the rate set by Central College.

Start your scholarships & funding search as early as possible so that you are able to plan and ensure you are able to meet any deadlines. Your study abroad advisor can also help you with brainstorming potential resources as well.


Program Contact Information

Study Abroad Advising

Erin Kunert - Director of Study Abroad                                                                                                          Granada road
Office: Gandhi-King Center, Union 2nd floor
Phone: (219) 464-5333
Book an appointment:
Contact Erin with administrative questions about application, registration, program cost, etc.

Academic Contact:

Brian Zylstra - Associate Director of Study Abroad Central College
Phone: (641) 628-5641, Box 0140

Resident Director (Granada): 
Veronica Garcia Montero


Additional Links & Information: Learn More!

Don't miss upcoming Study Abroad Fairs to learn more about our programs, including this one! OIP Study Abroad hosts two fairs per year ahead of each application cycle. Current fair information is below.

August 28th from 10:30 am - 3:00 pm in the CCLIR Community Room: Featuring Spring and Spring Break programs
January 31st from 10:30 am - 3:00 pm in the CCLIR Community Room: Featuring Fall and Academic Year programs

*****Check out our InstagramFacebook, and Twitter for more fun info and photos of our current students and past students abroad!

Apply for a Passport!

Passports need to be valid for at least six months past the program’s end date. As part of the application, students must upload a copy of a valid passport, or a receipt or similar proof that the student has submitted a passport application. Information on how to apply for a passport can be found here.

This program is currently not accepting applications.