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  • Locations: Salamanca, Spain
  • Program Terms: Fall, Fall Back-Up, Split Year Spring, SpltYr Spring BackUp, Spring, Spring Back-Up
  • Restrictions: GU applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Budget
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Cumulative GPA: 3.0 Language Prerequisite: No
Language(s): Spanish Click here for a definition of this term Type of Program: Language Program
Non-GU Students May Apply: No Housing Options: Homestay, Student Residence
Level of Support: High (Comprehensive onsite support) Application Deadlines: February, October
Fields of Study: Spanish OGE Advisor: Erin Pendle
Engagement Opportunities: Buddy/Peer Program, Service: Non-Credit, Student Organizations
Program Description:

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Georgetown in Salamanca:   Language

Salamanca, Spain



  • Good academic and disciplinary standing
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
*If you do not meet these eligibility requirements, please meet with the OGE Regional Advisor for this program early in the process to discuss your options.

About the Program

Georgetown University in Salamanca’s Intensive Language Program (ILP) is based at Cursos Internacionales, an organization affiliated with the Universidad de Salamanca. The ILP is perfect for students who are looking to improve their language skills in an immersive setting. Students who have completed Advanced Spanish II are not eligible for the ILP.


Salamanca is located 130 miles northwest of Madrid with a population of 180,000. This city is rich in history, culture, and tradition. There is an abundance of historic monuments such as the Puente Romano, the Plateresque University façade, the Roman Old Cathedral, and the Gothic New Cathedral. Salamanca is well known for its prestigious university and its stimulating intellectual and cultural environment.

Academic Calendar

  • Fall: late August to mid-December
  • Spring: late February to mid-June

Fields of Study

Language of instruction is Spanish.

Fields of study include: Spanish (including limited language and culture electives)


You are required to enroll in a full courseload and complete all exams and assignments associated with the course regardless of the credit you wish to receive on the program. Withdrawal from a course or failure to take/complete a final will be regarded as an unauthorized reduction in courseload and a violation of the academic policy.

A full courseload for this program is: 17 credits

You will have three hours of classes per day during the pre-session course, and five hours a day during the regular term. If you satisfactorily complete this courseload you will obtain a total of 17 credits (2 credits for the pre-session and 15 for the semester) and 5 courses at Georgetown.

The minimum passing grade for this program is: 5 out of 10 on the Spanish grading scale

You are required to live in program housing.

You have two housing options:
  • Homestay (includes three meals a day)
  • Student Residence

Program Budget

Georgetown in Salamanca, Spain - Language Program Budget


We advise students to research and pursue a wide range of funding opportunities. To find scholarships applicable to your program, browse the scholarships section of OGE’s website.

We are committed to making study abroad accessible to all interested and eligible students. We hope that students with accessibility needs will pursue study abroad opportunities and use the available support services on campus for assistance and advice when necessary.

With over 200 approved-programs, we are confident that you will find a program that fits your interests and goals. Programs offer varying degrees of academic and lifestyle support. Please make an appointment with your OGE advisor to discuss how to best support any special needs you might have on programs that may interest you.

To learn more about the resources for students on campus and also for advice on how to request accommodations overseas, please visit the Georgetown Academic Resource Center’s website. Additional support can be found on the Mobility International website.

Open Application Deadlines & Dates
Open Application Deadlines & Dates
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 10/01/2019 10/12/2019 TBA TBA