Valencia 2012

Information for 2012

The Departments of Spanish and Portuguese and International Relations present an interdisciplinary summer course in Valencia, Spain. Improve your knowledge of Spanish language and immigration issues, and earn four units of USC credit while living in one of Spain’s most interesting cities. Students will take one special topics Spanish course, live in a student residence (Colegio Mayor), and explore Valencia through visits to centers of immigrants, non-profit organizations as well as various cultural events around the city.

Estimated costs: USC tuition (4 units $5,680). Room and board = 800 Euros ($1200)  Airfare Possibilities of funding from: ATPS Exceptional Funding, Del Amo Foundation, SURF, and Phi Kappa Phi. For further information, contact Dr. Marianna Chodorowska-Pilch of the Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese, Taper Hall 156 L. Email: Phone: (213) 740-1258. The program is open to qualified undergraduate and graduate students who meet the prerequisites (being at the level of SPAN 260/261 or by permission of instructor). Major and minor credit is available.  USC reserves the right to cancel any program in the case of an emergency beyond its control, or to cancel programs due to low enrollment or unavailability of faculty. Should the program be cancelled, deposits will be refunded to students. Students must register for one course only. If the program is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, the decision to do so will be made by April 2012.


Department of Spanish and Portuguese

For information on the 2013 Valencia program as soon as it becomes available, please sign up with Amelia Acosta at

  • Department of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Taper Hall of Humanities 156
  • 3501 Trousdale Parkway
  • University of Southern California
  • Los Angeles, California 90089-0358