Alicante, Spain – Prof. Monteso

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Want a classroom with a view of 100 miles of prestine coastline? Want to combine the southern Spainish sun with language and culture learning? Join Professor Maria Monteso in Alicante, Spain for the trip of a lifetime! You'll spend a full month immersed in all Spain has to offer from their amazing flavors to the spectacular views of the Mediterranean Sea. The program offers 6 credit hours including a Spanish language class taught by the University of Alicante for learners of any level and SPAN U250 or U350 taught by Prof. Monteso.

Program Dates

Departure: Saturday, May 7, 2022
Return: Sunday, June 5, 2022

Dates are subject to change.

Program Fee

Program Fee: 1,856 Euro + $75 for travel insurance

Fee includes: University of Alicante tuition & scheduled events/tours, housing (host family), most in-country transportation, health & travel insurance.

Fee does not include: tuition for USC Upstate course, airfare, some meals, trip delay/cancellation insurance, option excursions, COVID testing to return to U.S.

Payment Schedule:
Insurance Payment to USC Upstate: $75 - April 6th, 2022
Program Payment to University of Alicante: 1,856 Euros - April 6th, 2022

How to Apply

Students interested in applying to this program should email to receive the necessary documents. Virtual or in-person advisement may also be requested to discuss any issues related to study abroad.

COVID-19 Information

Proof of full vaccination is mandatory upon arrival using only EU approved vaccines, typically Pfizer or Moderna.

A Health Control Form must be completed and may be found by visiting A QR code will be generated after completion of the form which may be required to enter places such as museums or restaurants. 

Masks are required in most indoor public places and in outdoor spaces where 6 feet of separation cannot be maintained.

Contact Information

Program Leader: Prof. Maria Monteso

Study Abroad Advisor: Patrick McCleary