In 2017, students attending Oxford Summer Institute, Cambridge Summer Institute, and Ivy League Summer Institute will have the option to add a week in Spain to their study abroad experience.
Arriving in Barcelona, the week in Spain will include walking tours of some of the country’s most stunning cultural areas, lectures on Spanish law, politics, and economics, and exclusive company visits.
After five days in Seville, take the train to Madrid for a visit to the Royal Palace, and an exclusive Tapas tour.
Barcelona is the heart and capital of the region of Cataluña, in north-east Spain. Originating over 2,500 years ago, the city is crucial to the history of Spain, offering cultural diversity, eccentric creativity, and endless amounts of energy.
Make sure you get a look at some of Barcelona’s stunning and unique architecture, from Gothic Castles to Gaudi’s mosaics.
- Tapas Tour
- Visit Sagrada Familia
Seville encompasses the historic crossroads of Moorish, Jewish, and Christian traditions, with these influences still visible in the city’s monuments and architecture.
Home to the largest Gothic cathedral in the world, and the birthplace of Flamenco, the city also plays host to passionate displays of Bullfighting, creating a distinct charm and rich cultural experience.
- Seminar: Politics in Spain
- Guided visit to Parlamento de Andalucia
- Flamenco Performance
Madrid is the capital and geographic centre of Spain, with intense cultural, artistic, and intellectual activity. High-rise apartments and commercial buildings are contrasted with traditional neighborhoods brimming with quaint cafes, creating a diverse and dynamic environment that is sure to satisfy all international students.
- Visit the Museo de Prado
- See the Royal Palace of Madrid
- Walking tour
Course Information & Outline
Tuition fee includes:
- Transportation between Spanish cities
- Lectures and Seminars
- Select meals
Tuition Fee: 1,500 EUR
Accommodation in Barcelona and Seville will be a double room at the residential college, and a 4-star hotel in Madrid.
The programme is made up of 15 hours of seminar style lectures, given by highly qualified lectures, professors, and researchers. Participants will receive 3 ECTS credits.
29th July – 6th August 2017
12th August – 20th August 2017
26th August – 3rd September 2017
You can see a draft schedule below:
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