Live and study in one of Spain’s most beautiful and historically interesting cities. Located just 25 minutes northwest of Madrid by high-speed train, Segovia offers an authentic cultural experience removed from the traditional tourist traps. Explore the Roman Aqueduct, the fortified palace of the Alcázar and the gothic Cathedral. Stroll through the winding alleyways, explore the surrounding medieval city wall and relax in the extensive green space bordering the city. Discover first-hand the noble façades of the old city enlivened by modern shops, stores, restaurants, cafés and discotheques. Enjoy the fresh local tapas, learn traditional Flamenco and belly dancing, and discover the joys of an afternoon siesta. Immerse yourself in Spanish language and experience this rich, welcoming and exciting culture. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Segovia is an ideal location to experience Spanish language, society and culture.
GEO Segovia offers you a unique opportunity to immerse yourself into Spanish life by studying in the fall, spring or summer programs. Students will take classes at GEO’s Segovia Center, situated between the Plaza Mayor and the Roman Aqueduct in the heart of the historic city center. The spacious Segovia Center is located in a recently restored 16th century building that combines modern classrooms and facilities while maintaining its historic charm and character. Students can enjoy the spacious common room or step outside to the Plaza Mayor to enjoy the quiet beauty of the city and valley below. The city and immediate surroundings provide a unique backdrop for your academic courses. The center offers free wireless access for students, as well as a reference and Spanish multimedia library. Students can also experience the festivities and local fiestas, street dances and performers, bullfighting, music and dance festivals and the local farmers market.