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  • Locations: Barranquilla, Colombia; Cartagena, Colombia
  • Program Terms: Spring Break
  • Restrictions: Rider applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Spring Break
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Target Language: English, Spanish GPA Requirement: 2.5
Program Description:

Spanish 101 in Colombia
Spring Break, 2018

Academics Trip Details
Students will travel to Barranquilla for 8 nights. Students will spend 6 nights in Barranquilla and 3 nights in Cartagena.  Students will take 12 hours of Spanish over the course of the week with a variety of cultural activities throughout the week.

*Students must have taken Spanish 100 or the language placement test.  This trip is worth 3 credits towards Spanish 101. 

*This trip will accept a maximum of 10 students, first come first serve!

Please print the deposit forms below and take to the cashiers office. Please bring your receipts to the CIE office (BLC 124)
Deposit for Colombia 2018.xlsx
Short Term App Fee Form.xlsx
Faculty Leader:
Dr. Maria Villalobos-Buehner
Assistant Professor of Spanish

Approximate Trip Cost:
Trip cost is estimated to be $2,875 plus a $100 application fee. Trip is inclusive of all meals, hotel, excursions, transportation and cultural activities as well as international airfare.

Note: This trip requires a $100 non-refundable application fee. 

Deposit refunds available until October 30th.

Payment Deadlines:
September 15th: $1,000 + $100 app fee
October 30th:  $1,000
December 7th: $875 (dependent upon final price of airfare)

Important Dates:
Trip Dates: Saturday, March 10th - Sunday, March 18, 2018

Note:  This trip requires an interview with the faculty member which will be done via skype. Please contact the professor directly to set up your skype interview.
Trip Details
Colombia is located in South America. Students will be able to experience the unique culture of  by living with host families while on the program. The homes are located close to the university where your class will be. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are provided by the host family.  A special welcome and farewell dinner out in  is also included.

Cultural Activities and Excursions:
  • City tour of Barranquilla
  • Visit to the House of Carnival
  • Shopping trip
  • Craft class
  • Visits to a local bilingual school
  • Cooking Class
  • 3 nights in Cartegena and Rosario Islands

This program is currently not accepting applications.