Pablo de Olavide University is pleased to welcome Norwegian students! 

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Spanish Language and Culture Program

Our Spanish Language and Culture Program is a semester-long program which offers an immersion experience for students with an elementary level of Spanish. Students earn 30 ECTS credits (200 contact hours) in courses in Spanish grammar, reading & composition, conversation and Spanish culture.
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Hispanic Studies Program

The Hispanic Studies Program offers a variety of courses in Spanish and Spanish language courses at 6 different levels. They can be combined to increase the number of hours or ECTS credits, according to the requirements for grants offered by the Norwegian Ministry of Education (KD), through its Lånekassen government office.
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    The Spanish language courses have a teaching load of 3 hours per week except for the intensive elementary SPAN 101-102 course which meets 6 hours per week (12 ECTS credits).

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    Students at the intermediate level may combine Spanish grammar, composition and conversation classes for a total of 9 contact hours per week (18 ECTS credits).

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    Students at the advanced level are also able to combine Spanish grammar, composition and conversation classes for a total of 9 contact hours per week (18 ECTS credits). In addition, students may take a wide variety of courses in Spanish such as Spanish culture, history, literature, history of art, etc.

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    The courses in both programs are semester courses and run from September to December or from January to May.

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    Once you have chosen your program, you can apply through our website. Once the course reservation has been completed, we will send you a formal admission letter so that you can apply for a grant. After you have paid for the course, you will receive a letter confirming your enrollment.

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    At the end of the semester, you will receive a University transcript with the courses you have taken, the grades received and the ECTS credits obtained. Should you need an additional letter which includes the language level that you have reached and the number of hours, we will be happy to provide you with one. If you have any questions, please send us an email (intl@upo.es) or talk to us via our Chat!