Valencia 2015

Information for 2015

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese announces a four-week program inValencia, Spain, for the summer of 2015. Improve your knowledge of the Spanish language and culture, and fulfill your language requirement while living in one of Spain’s most interesting cities. Students will take SPAN 220; live in a colegio mayor (student residence); explore Valencia through visits to museums and historical sites; and participate in cultural events around the city and beyond.

The program is open to qualified undergraduate students who have successfully completed SPAN 150 or have placed into SPAN 220.

Estimated costs: USC tuition (4 units). Room and board = 800 Euros ($1200). For further information, contact Dr. Marianna Chodorowska-Pilch of the Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese, Taper Hall 156 L. Email: Phone: (213) 740-1258. 

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 2015.

USC Dornsife Magazine published in October 2014 the article "A Wish Granted" by Senior Engie Salama about her experiences in the Valencia Summer 2014 Program. In this article Engie praises her experience in the program.



Department of Spanish and Portuguese

For information on the 2015 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