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  • Locations: Granada, Spain
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: JHU applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Notification Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 03/01/2019 ** Varies by program TBA TBA
Academic Year 2019 03/01/2019 ** Varies by program TBA TBA

** Applications must be submitted by 10:00 pm. Study Abroad applicants should note that the deadline indicated here is for Hopkins only; external programs may have earlier deadlines.
Fact Sheet:
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GPA Requirement: 3.0 Housing Type: Homestay, Residencia
Language of Instruction: Spanish Areas of Study: Arts & Sciences (if language prerequisite has been met), Spanish Language
Program Type: CASA, Hopkins-sponsored Credit Type: Transfer credit (grades do not appear on Hopkins transcript)
Program Advisor: Jessica Mervis Language Prerequisite: No
Prerequisites: Intensive Language track requires no prior knowledge of Spanish language, Translation & Interpretation track requires an interview to demonstrate exceptional language skills, University Studies track requires 6 semesters of college-level Spanish or equivalent Hopkins Application Fee: $25
Program Description:

The Consortium for Advanced Studies Abroad program in Granada, Spain (CASA Granada) offers the opportunity for students at all levels of Spanish language proficiency to expand their horizons through a combination of rigorous academic studies, traditional immersion programming, and innovating experiential activities. The goal is for CASA students to engage with the local and university communities in meaningful and collaborative ways that will have lasting implications for their formation as global citizens.

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The Consortium for Advanced Studies Abroad (CASA)

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CASA Granada offers four unique programs at the University of Granada, depending on your language proficiency.

Intensive Language: Students with 0-3 semesters of college-level Spanish (from no Spanish through Intermediate I) enroll in a semester of intensive Spanish language classes. This track is exclusively language-focused.
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Hispanic Studies: NOT APPROVED FOR JHU STUDENTS.

University Studies: Students who have completed 6 semesters of college-level Spanish (through Advanced II) can directly enroll in courses in Spanish at the University of Granada.

Translation and Interpreting: Students with exceptional Spanish language skills (an interview will be required) can directly enroll in a semester program of study at the University of Granada’s Faculty of Translation and Interpretation to prepare students for careers that require significant exposure to a second language.


Location

Granada, Spain

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Areas of Study

Depending on a student’s language proficiency, students have the opportunity to study Spanish language and/or a variety of subjects in the humanities, social sciences, and hard sciences.
 
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Dates

Intensive Language:
Fall: Late August to Mid-December. Application Deadline: March 1
Academic Year: Late August to Early June. Application Deadline: March 1
Spring: Mid-January to Early June. Application Deadline: October 1

Granada - InversionUniversity Studies:
Fall: Late August to Mid-January. Application Deadline: March 1
Academic Year: Late August to Mid-June. Application Deadline: March 1
Spring: Mid-January to Mid-June. Application Deadline: October 1

Translation & Interpreting:
Fall: Late August to Mid-December. Application Deadline: March 1
Academic Year: Late August to Mid-June. Application Deadline: March 1
Spring: Mid-January to Mid-June. Application Deadline: October 1

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Eligibility

  • Intensive Language: 3.0 cumulative GPA; No language requirement
  • University Studies: 3.0 GPA; 6 semesters of college-level Spanish language or equivalent
  • Translation & Interpreting: 3.0 GPA; 7 semesters of college-level Spanish language or equivalent
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Courses & Credits

Intensive Spanish Language: This track is exclusively language focused. Students can expect to advance 2-4 levels of Spanish in one semester.
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University Studies: Students will take a mandatory course to prepare them for the challenges of undertaking academic study in a university system and academic culture entirely different from those which they have experienced at home. Students also enroll in 24-30 ECTS credits (typically 4-5 classes) for the semester, resulting in 15-18 JHU credits, including the mandatory course. Students can enroll in courses taught in Spanish in a variety of areas in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Hard Sciences.

Translation and Interpreting: Students will take a mandatory course to prepare them for the challenges of undertaking academic study in a university system and academic culture entirely difference to those which they have experienced at home. Students also enroll in 24-30 ECTS credits (typically 4-5 classes) at the University of Granada’s Faculty of Translation and Interpreting “Traductores” for the semester. Students will earn 15-18 JHU credits, including the mandatory course.

STEM Research Assistantships: STEM students of all language backgrounds have the opportunity to apply for non-credit bearing research assistantships at the University of Granada. Interested students should contact the CASA Granada staff as soon as they are accepted to the program to confirm their participation in order to identify an appropriate placement.

Other Internships: Students also have the option to apply for non-credit bearing internship opportunities with various departments and research institutes at the University of Granada. Students must apply for internships well in advance of the program start date. All internships are undertaken in addition to a full academic course load and require a serious level of commitment.

Other Research Opportunity: Every five years, CASA proposes to carry out a themed research project whose focus strongly resonates across each of the Divisional Center locations. The theme for 2018-2023 is Historical Memory.
 
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Housing

Students have the opportunity to be placed with carefully selected host families for the duration of the program. Limited spaces are also available at a private student residence. Independent housing in apartments is an option only for full year students in their second Granada - Host Family Mealsemester.

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Cost

Students pay JHU tuition plus a housing fee, which will be billed to the student account. Financial aid may be applied toward the cost of the program.
 

Application Process

Click the green "Apply Now" button at the top/bottom of the page to apply to this program.
 

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CASA Granada

CASA Consortium for Advanced Studies Abroad