Take your advanced Spanish language skills to the next level while studying across a range of academic areas at CIEE Seville and our partner schools, Universidad de Sevilla and Universidad Pablo de Olavide (UPO). Study alongside local students across a broad range of disciplines, in Spanish, while immersing yourself in the rich culture of Seville. CIEE Seville is located in the heart of Seville, close to the Royal Alcazar palace. All courses are complemented with CIEE co-curricular activities and excursions beyond the city to enhance classroom learning and provide intercultural understanding.
Excursions & Activities
Join in Flamenco lessons, take a bike tour, participate in language exchanges with Spanish university students, practice new sports in the Guadalquivir river, and more, with new local friends. New activities are offered all the time throughout the semester.
Join a group that matches your interests – sports, environment, food and wine, etc. Groups include Spanish students, meet throughout the semester, etc.
Get an insider’s view of iconic places like Parque de María Luisa, Plaza de España, Catedral de Sevilla, Archivo de Indias, Hospital de los Venerables Sacerdotes, and many more amazing locations spread all around the city.
Participate in excursions to other Spanish cities in the region of Andalucía. In the past, students have travelled to cities such as Córdoba, Cádiz, Malaga, Jerez, etc.
Explore and step back centuries in time with a tour of Roman ruins in Italica or the medieval city of Carmona.
Volunteer: become an English cultural and language assistant for children or teenagers at a local school or connect with the people of Seville by helping at one of the many local organizations that support citizens in need of social assistance.
Take a service-learning or teaching practicum to earn academic credit and gain experience as you contribute.
Socialize with peers while you improve your Spanish in a conversation-exchange program.
Continue practicing or cultivate new interests through a range of college activities and outings, such as singing in a choir, hiking, or joining a sports team.
Join a group that matches your cultural and intellectual interests: music, the environment, the social landscape, gastronomy, or urban art, amongst others. These interest groups include a trip to another city in Andalusia.
Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
Orientation – an introduction to Spanish culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
Excursions and/or Study Tours
Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
24/7 emergency on-site support
1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!
GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.
Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.
Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.
Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.
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Come to Seville and develop your advanced-level Spanish skills while enjoying extensive course offerings in nearly every academic discipline. Walk the same halls as Dan Brown, the author of "The Da Vinci Code," when he studied art history here. Visit the Royal Alcazar palace, where part of the fifth season of a Game of Thrones was filmed. Go on bike tours with Spanish peers. Explore the different areas of Spain. There's so much to see and learn – from majestic cathedrals to royal palaces to what your host family eats. The Liberal Arts program in Seville will be an unforgettable life adventure.
With a curriculum built specifically for CIEE students; direct enrolment options at two local universities; homestays; a language exchange; volunteer opportunities and interest groups, studying abroad in Seville offers you a unique academic and intercultural experience.
Study abroad in Seville and you'll:
Study at one of the oldest and most prestigious study abroad programs in Spain, chosen by thousands of U.S. students since its inception in 1971
Learn outside the classroom through weekly educational activities and excursions to sites of cultural significance
Immerse yourself in the local community through special interest groups, homestays, intercambios, and volunteer opportunities