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Spanish Language Courses

Spanish Language and Culture Programs

About the University:
The Universidad Pontificia Comillas, founded in 1890, is one of Spain's most prestigious private Jesuit universities. Located in the center of Madrid, the University offers easy access to shops, museums and parks.

There are over 10 000 students enrolled in the University's degree programs during the year. During the summer, in conjunction with the Institute of Modern Languages, Comillas International organises Spanish Language and Culture modules for foreign university students.

The Spanish program offers:

  • Highly experienced university teaching staff
  • Personalised attention
  • Access to Internet and e-mail
  • Cafeteria service
  • Gym facilities
  • Cultural outings in Madrid
  • Weekly film session
  • University library facilities

PROGRAM:

This 60-hour module is designed for students who have an intermediate knowledge of Spanish and wish to improve their language competence as well as gain insight into Spanish culture.

The dates programmed for this summer are the following:

  • From May 19 to June 13

Besides these dates we can also offer this program at other times during the year

FIRST WEEK

Sunday, May 18
Arrival
Accommodation in apartments or with families
General Information
Monday, May 19
09,00-11,00 Welcome and Inauguration
11,00-12,00 Level test and orientation
  Afternoon free
Tuesday, May 20
09,00-11,00 Spanish classes
11,00-11,30 Break
11,30-13,00 Spanish classes
13,30-15,00 Lunch
17,00-19,00 Didactic-cultural activity
Wednesday, May 21
09,00-11,00 Spanish classes
11,00-11,30 Break
11,30-13,00 History through Art
13,30-15,00 Lunch
17,00-19,00 Class "field trip"
Prado Museum
Thursday, May 22
09-11,00 Spanish classes
11,00-11,30 Break
11,30-13,00 Spanish classes
13,30-15,00 Lunch
17,00-19,00 Didactic-cultural activity
Friday, May 23
Free weekend for travel
Optional didactic-cultural activity
Saturday, May 24
Free day
Optional didactic-cultural activity

SECOND WEEK

Sunday, May 25
Free weekend for travel
Monday, May 26
09,00-11,00 Spanish classes
11,00-11,30 Break
11,30-13,00 Class: Workshop on Spanish Music
  Afternoon free
Tuesday, May 27
09,00-11,00 Spanish classes
11,00-11,30 Break
11,30-13,00 Spanish classes
13,30-15,00 Lunch
17,00-19,00 Didactic-cultural activity
Wednesday, May 28
09,00-11,00 Spanish classes
11,00-11,30 Break
11,30-12,30 History through Art
13,30-15,00 Lunch
16,00-18,00 Class "field trip"
Visit to the Royal Palace
Thursday, May 29
09,00-11,00 Spanish classes
11,00-11,30 Break
11,30-12,30 History through Art
13,30-15,00 Lunch
17,00-19,00 Didactic-cultural activity
Friday, May 30
Free weekend for travel
Optional didactic-cultural activity
Saturday, May 31
Free weekend for travel
Optional Didactic-cultural activity

THIRD WEEK

Sunday, June 1
Free weekend for travel
Monday, June 2
09,00-11,00 Spanish classes
11,00-11,30 Break
11,30-13,00 Spanish classes
13,30-15,00 Lunch
17,00-19,00 Didactic-cultural activity
Tuesday, June 3
09,00-11,00 Spanish classes
11,00-11,30 Break
11,30-13,00 Spanish classes
13,30-15,00 Lunch
17,00-19,00 Workshop on Cinema
Wednesday, June 4
09,00-11,00 Spanish classes
11,00-11,30 Break
11,30-12,30 History through Art
13,30-15,00 Lunch
17,00-19,00 Guided cultural visit
Queen Sofia Museum
Thursday, June 5
09,00-11,00 Spanish classes
11,00-11,30 Break
11,30-13,00 Classes: Workshop on Spanish Cuisine
13,30-15,00 Lunch
17,00-19,00 Didactic-cultural activity
Friday, June 6
Free weekend for travel
Optional didactic-cultural activity
Saturday, June 7
Free weekend for travel
Optional didactic-cultural activity

FOURTH WEEK

Sunday, June 8
Free weekend for travel
Monday, June 9
09,00-11,00 Spanish classes
11,00-11,30 Break
11,30-13,00 History through Art
13,30-15,00 Lunch
17,00-19,00 Didactic-cultural activity
Tuesday, June 10
09,00-11,00 Spanish classes
11,00-11,30 Break
11,30-13,00 Spanish classes
13,30-15,00 Lunch
17,00-19,00 Workshop on Cinema
Wednesday, June 11
09,00-11,00 Spanish classes
11,00-11,30 Break
11,30-13,00 Spanish classes
13,30-15,00 Lunch
17,00-19,00 Didactic-cultural activity
Thursday, June 12
10,00-12,00 Final Exam
  Afternoon free
Friday, June 13
10,00-11,00 Grades distributed
11,00-13,00 Official closing of course
  Afternoon free
Application Form:

You can find it HERE

Course Fee and method of Payment

The fee for the course (not including accommodation) is 975 €, which includes tuition fees, all course materials, cultural visits, a student card giving access to libraries, gym and computer and internet facilities.

After receiving the application form, the University will send the necessary information to make payment.

Accommodation

The University Information Office can arrange accommodation in families with full board, half board or shared efficiency apartments with kitchenettes.

All forms of accommodation are carefully selected by the University personnel (aloja@oia.upcomillas.es)

General Information

The Spanish Language and Culture courses are organized and custom-designed for groups of 16-20 university students upon the request of interested institutions.

To obtain further information, contact:
Milagros Galindo
E-mail: mgalindo@sri.upcomillas.es
COMILLAS INTERNACIONAL
Universidad Pontificia Comillas
c/ Alberto Aguilera, 23
28015 - Madrid ESPAÑA


*A minimum of 16 students is necessary for the program to take place