Spanish Culture and Society Program (3 weeks)

Conducted in Spanish

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    Dates: Monday, May 20 – Friday, June 7, 2024
    Application deadline: April 19, 2024
    Credits: 6 ECTS credits (3 U.S. credits)
    Classes and class activities will be held Monday through Friday

    Included in the program:

    • Two cultural activities/visits in Seville
    • Transcript from Pablo de Olavide University
    • Farewell tapas
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    Program Price: 595 euros *
    * 505€ (For UPO students and for students from partner universities)

    Housing fees: 680 euros (arrival date: May 19, departure date: June 8). With a Spanish host family – includes all meals and laundry services.

Course options:

Language of instruction: SPANISH

Which social, political, cultural and both national and international phenomena define Spain as it enters the 3rd decade of the 21st century? To answer this question, this course aims to analyze, debate and understand the challenges which Spain faces in the context of a globalized world: the government model and its monarchy, peripheral and centralist nationalism, its linguistic and cultural diversity, migratory movements in search of the European dream, along with other hot topics such as the effectiveness of the educational system, the health system, gender issues, politics of historic memory or the change of the model of production which will be greatly affected by the effects of climatic change on the Iberian peninsula.

A minimum course enrollment of 10 students must be met for each course to be offered

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Effective Public Speaking in Intercultural Contexts (3 weeks)

Conducted in English

Effective Public Speaking in Intercultural Contexts summer 2024
Developing students’ oral communication skills has been an educational priority for thousands of years. Today, in our digital era, it remains a priority as a core soft skill. Being able to speak up effectively proves pivotal to grow professionally, advance personally, and engage civically. Moreover, we must be prepared to speak up both online and face-to-face. Based upon that need, this course combines theory and practice on oral communication to improve students’ public speaking effectiveness in the XXI century. Living in a globalized and diverse world requires acknowledging its key intercultural communication features.
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