The Hispanic Studies Program

The Hispanic Studies Program offers semester-long courses taught both in Spanish and in English in areas such as art, business, economics, history, political science and many others. Spanish language courses are offered at six levels and include classes such as business Spanish, conversation, phonetics, reading & composition and translation.  The International Center is accredited by the Cervantes Institute. The program also offers courses in English in biology and chemistry (with a lab component) as well as in psychology and medical anthropology. In order to see the list of course offerings, please click HERE.

The Hispanic Studies Program

Spanish language classes have a minimum of 8 and a maximum of 16 students per class. All other classes have a minimum of 8 and a maximum of 24 students per class. Classes are held Monday through Thursday with an occasional activity on a Friday. Transcripts are issued by Pablo de Olavide University.

Students from the Hispanic Studies Program can take up to 5 classes which corresponds to 30 ECTS credits (15 US credits)

Students who score at the Advanced II level on their Spanish Placement Exam may enroll in up to two regular university courses. If the courses with the Spanish students are conducted in English, this language requirement is waived. In order to see the list of course offerings with Spanish students (in the University Integration Program), please click HERE.

Please note that a minimum G.P.A. of 2.90 (on a 4.0 scale) is required in order to participate in the Hispanic Studies Program.
For dates, prices and application forms, please click HERE:


Period: September-December / January-May

Number of courses per semester: 5 maximum

Contact hours per course: 40-45

Academic Credits: 6 ECTS / 3 US per course

Schedule: From Monday to Thursday from 09:00 AM to 6:50 PM (the schedule is subject to the choice of courses)

Students per class: 24 in content classes and 16 in Spanish language classes