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  • Locations: Salamanca, Spain
  • Program Terms: Intersession
  • Restrictions: JHU applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Intersession
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
GPA Requirement: 3.0 Housing Type: Homestay
Language of Instruction: Spanish Areas of Study: All Majors, Spanish Language
Program Type: Hopkins-sponsored Credit Type: Hopkins credit (grades impact Hopkins GPA)
Program Advisor: Jessica Mervis Language Prerequisite: Yes
Prerequisites: Spanish Elements I or equivalent Scape score Hopkins Application Fee: $25 (total for up to 3 intersession apps submitted)
Program Description:

Complete an entire semester of Spanish language in just 4 weeks in the vibrant college town of Salamanca, Spain!

Location | Areas of Study | Eligibility | Courses and Credits | Cost  | Housing | Application Process | More Information

Hopkins Intersession in Salamanca, Spain:
Intensive Spanish Language & Culture

Salamanca - Cathedral Group

Students will take a 3 credit Spanish Language course and a 3 credit Spanish Culture course for a total of 6 credits. Students can take any Spanish level from Elements II all the way through Spanish for the Professions courses in Salamanca and be eligible to take the next course in the Spanish language sequence in the spring semester. Students will also have the opportunity to improve their language skills by living with host families in Salamanca.

DatesSalamanca - Aerial View
Wednesday, December 26, 2018 - Saturday, January 26, 2019

Online Program Info Session
Tuesday, September 25, 11am-12pm
Watch the Webinar

Intersession Abroad Fair
A great opportunity to meet program instructors and alumni and have your questions answered in person.

Thursday, September 13th
5:00 - 6:30 pm
Hodson 2nd Floor Lobby 


Salamanca, Spain

A college town that is both medieval and modern, Salamanca was founded by the Romans in the 4th century, and it teems with cafes, tapas bars, shops, night life, and a rich mix of locals, students, and European tourists.

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Areas of Study

  • Spanish Language
  • Spanish Culture

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  • Open to all majors
  • Students must have completed Spanish Elements I or the equivalent score on the Spanish placement examSalamanca - 2019
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Courses and Credits

Students will earn a total of 6 graded Humanities (H) credits for the two courses: 

HA.211.290 Modern Spanish Culture (3 H credits): This course replaces the AS.211.390 Modern Spanish Culture course offered at JHU. It includes field trips and cultural activities within Salamanca as well as excursions to other cities in Spain.


One of the following 3 credit courses offered:
  • Elements IISalamanca - Convento
  • Intermediate I
  • Intermediate II
  • Advanced I
  • Advanced II
  • Spanish for the Professions (Medical, Business, International Relations)
  • Advanced Spanish Composition
  • Advanced Spanish Conversation
Students will be able to take the next Spanish course in the language sequence following successful completion of this program.

The program will be led by Naiara Martínez-Vélez, Lecturer of Spanish Language.

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$7,500. The program cost will be billed to the JHU student account and includes airfare, housing, excursions, all meals, and international health insurance.

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Students will be placed with carefully selected host families to be able to practice their language skills and learn firsthand about Spanish culture.

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Application ProcessSalamanca - 2017 Intersession

Click the green "Apply Now" button at the top/bottom of this page to start the application process.

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More Information


This program is currently not accepting applications.