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Cross-Border Interviewing and Story Development in Spain

Come to Spain and develop your reporting and story-telling skills in a newsroom environment! On this program, you will professionalize your journalistic skills in interviewing and news reporting, from the art of posing questions to the critical task of listening actively and creatively to answers. Faculty leader Peter Laufer is an award-winning journalist and broadcaster who will teach two courses on the program with a focus on interviewing and developing stories across cultural differences and linguistic barriers. “ Finding the news that exists – breaking and hidden – in the places, people...

Advertising and Public Relations in Segovia

The Advertising and Public Relations in Segovia program is designed to give students a better understanding of trans-national media in a Spain context. The program includes a Global Culture course and a Global Campaign Strategies course which are tailored to the Spanish context and focus on the Spanish wine industry as a case study. Students will learn how Spanish marketers appeal to consumers globally. Designed for students in media studies, advertising, public relations, and journalism, this program will teach you how to construct campaign and media messaging that is intended for domestic,...

Service Learning in Segovia and Fes: Immigration, Nationalism and Border Politics

This Service-Learning program is designed to give you a firsthand look at the immigration challenges and border politics that face Spain and Northern Africa and the opportunity to examine the topics within each country as case studies. It is ideal for students interested in International Studies, Spanish language, Political Science, Law, Human Rights, European Studies, Anthropology, History, or Sociology. Students will participate in the Fall semester program in Segovia and will complete a Service-Learning placement with a local nonprofit or non-governmental organization working to provide...

Hispanic Heritage in Oviedo

This program takes place during the month of July and is specially designed for Heritage speakers who are at the advanced Spanish language level. You will explore the linguistic, social, cultural and geographic diversity of the Spanish language and enhance your awareness of the connections between culture, identity and learning in the context of the Spanish language. You will be in class with other Heritage speakers and will work together to develop your Spanish language skills in needed areas. Besides working on language development and writing, each day during the last hour of class...

Intensive Spanish in Oviedo

This 5-week program includes 100 hours of intensive Spanish courses taught by University of Oviedo professors and is designed for intermediate and advanced level Spanish language students. You will attend courses with other US and international students. Field trips, guided visits and other group activities complement in-class learning and are included in the program fee. You will stay in a homestay within walking distance or a short bus ride of the city center and campus. This program is ideal for students from home institutions on the semester system. Students from home institutions on the...

Intensive Spanish for Healthcare Professionals in Oviedo

20200225_SustainableGoals_GoodHealth-416x416.png This 4-week intensive Spanish language program teaches standard terminology and incorporates common dialect variants as well as aspects of Latino culture that can impact the patient’s health and interaction with the medical system. The contents of this program are based on research carried out in US medical settings. Spanish is a diverse language that varies between regions and countries. While learning Spanish in Argentina, for example, would allow you to better understand that variety, it may not help with others. In contrast, the Spanish now...

Spanish Language in Oviedo

Enroll in one or both of two, four-week intensive Spanish language sessions offered in July and August. You may earn up to one year of Spanish language credit for enrolling in both sessions. Classes are offered at the beginning through advanced levels, and are taught in Spanish by experienced professors from the University of Oviedo. The focus is primarily on Spanish language development with attention to writing, listening and speaking. In addition, intermediate and advanced students can choose from several elective special topics during the last hour of class that focus on aspects of...

Spanish Language and Culture in Segovia

Spring 2021 - Remote Courses The Spring Semester 2021 program in Segovia consists of two course blocks. During each block, you will complete seperate courses. First block, Block A, courses will be held remotely online and taught by Segovia instructors. You are expected to complete these courses from your home country. Block A is nine weeks and you will enroll in three courses and participate in virtual excursions around Segovia. Second block, Block B, courses will be held in person in Segovia. Block B is five weeks and you will enroll in two courses. You will travel to Segovia to participate...

Spanish Immersion in Oviedo

You will take your core language courses in Spanish (beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels) through the Curso de Lengua y Cultura Españolas para Extranjeros (ELE) at the University of Oviedo. At ELE you will attend courses with US and other international students. A cross-cultural communications course, taught in English, is conducted by local faculty. ELE courses are held in the mornings, Monday-Friday, allowing you the opportunity to put your language skills to practical use in the community and enjoy the many leisure activities offered in the area in the afternoons. This program...

Intermediate Spanish Immersion in Segovia

This 10-week Spanish language immersion program offers first year Spanish language students the ability to complete the final term of the 100 level Spanish series as well as the second year of Spanish. Students who have already completed the entire 100 level Spanish series can complete the entire second year of Spanish and earn additional Spanish elective credits on the program. You will improve your Spanish language skills in this impressively historical and picturesque city, while still being only 25 minutes by high-speed train from Spain's capital, Madrid. In addition, you live in a...

Advanced Spanish Immersion: Languages and Literatures of Spain 

THIS PROGRAM WILL BE OFFERED AGAIN IN SUMMER 2022 This four-week program will allow students to fully immerse themselves in the beautiful city of Oviedo while studying the languages and literatures of Spain with Professor David Wacks from the University of Oregon’s Spanish Department. Oviedo is located in Spain’s northern green coast at the foot of the Aramo mountains in the region of Asturias. It has a reputation for being one of the safest and cleanest cities in Spain, full of pedestrian streets, sidewalk cafes, markets and cider houses. Students will enroll in two 300 level Spanish courses...

TASSEP Exchange

As scientific research becomes ever more international and cooperative, it is important for science students to experience scientific teaching and research in international settings. If you are an undergraduate student majoring in Physics, Math, Chemistry, or Biochemistry, the TASSEP program is a great fit for you. This program will give you the opportunity to experience a year of studying and living abroad in Europe while continuing to earn credits toward your UO degree. The program encompasses 16 different European universities, each with unique academic offerings and research...

Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations Exchange

In this exchange program, you will enroll directly in classes at Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations at Ramon Llull University, located in the center of Barcelona. The university specializes in International Relations and educating and training journalists, publicists, public relations professionals, and professionals in the fields of cinema and television. As an exchange student, you will be able to take classes in Communication, International Relations, or Global Communication Management, and there are classes available in English, Spanish, and Catalan. There are...

GEO Elements: Get A Language Tutor

Receive extra help from experienced professors where and when you need it the most. Practice your Italian or Spanish from the comfort of home. Language tutoring is synchronous, with participants determining the most convenient schedule and platform (Zoom, Skype, or What’s App). Budget $45.00 - $59.00 per hour NOTE: If you are a Pell Grant recipient for the current academic year, GEO will extend you a 33% enrollment discount on this GEO element. Documentation required. For students who are not Pell Grant recipients, note that GEO will extend a 15% discount to you if you purchase 6 or more...

GEO Elements: Virtual Homestay Family

Add a new level of cultural integration and engagement to your academic experience! Choose a host family in a Spanish-speaking country (Argentina, Mexico, or Spain) and take advantage of the opportunity to converse and exchange with them virtually. Enjoy the warmth of your own Spanish-speaking family and share fun virtual activities while making real connections and language progress. Weekly activities include a live interaction over a meal and several video, audio, and text exchanges during the week. Virtual homestay activities are synchronous, with participants determining the most...

GEO Elements: Choose A Language Partner

Venture outside your classroom and country and spend weekly sessions practicing your language skills with college students or locals! Build your confidence and enjoy interesting cross-cultural interactions that introduce you to people and exciting new learning options. Language partners are a great way to apply what you learn in the classroom and hear native speakers use their own language. Depending on your language of interest, you’ll be introduced to and paired with a native Spanish- or Italian-speaker. Team up with one or more conversation partners for regular exchanges about a variety of...

Psychology in Barcelona

20200225_SustainableGoals_GoodHealth-416x416.png Come to Barcelona, a metropolis known for its beauty, architecture and music, and explore some of the most important questions of the human experience. This program offers two upper-division psychology courses, which are taught in English and emphasize Spanish culture. In addition to the academic component of the program, you will hear from guest speakers, partake in excursions, and take four, one-hour introductory Catalan classes to learn the offical language of Barcelona and Catalonia. One of the excursions included on the program is an all-...

Urban Design in Barcelona

THIS PROGRAM WILL RUN AGAIN IN SUMMER 2021 20200225_SustainableGoals_SustainableCities-416x416.png Humanity is inherently social. Life in urban environments of varying scales offer diverse options for activities and behaviors. This freedom to choose between walking, public transit, ride share and biking, for example, is enhanced today with data. The accessibility of human-scaled data to urban designers such as architects, landscape architects, entrepreneurs and social scientists is our last tool to resist increasingly harmful conditions of air quality, sound pollution, light, heat and...

GlobalWorks Internship: Cathedral in Spain

Oviedo, the capital of Asturias, is known for its medieval town and the site of the Gothic Oviedo Cathedral. Located in the Northwestern region of Spain, it is a lively city bustling with culture and rolling greenery as it is located near the Atlantic Coast. It boasts incredible monuments, museums, and food markets as well as beautiful fountains and parks. Responsibilities may include assisting the Visitor Center staff in welcoming tourists, providing directions and assisting with audio guides, managing group admissions, setting up and disassembling signage, and gathering data from...

GlobalWorks Internship: Equine Therapy in Spain

Oviedo, the capital of Asturias, is known for its medieval town and the site of the Gothic Oviedo Cathedral. Located in the Northwestern region of Spain, it is a lively city bustling with culture and rolling greenery as it is located near the Atlantic Coast. It boasts incredible monuments, museums, and food markets as well as beautiful fountains and parks. Explore the field of socio-health in Spain to understand firsthand the importance of equine therapy for individuals, especially for those with disabilities or disorders. Internship duties may include: Work with local staff to coordinate and...

Spanish for Healthcare Professionals

This virtual course teaches standard medical Spanish terminology and incorporates common dialect variants as well as aspects of Latino culture, that can impact the patient’s health and interaction with the medical system. The contents of this course are based on research carried out in US and Spain medical settings and taught online by Spanish instructors in Oviedo, Spain with extensive first-hand experience in the Health Sciences, and guest speakers from Spain with experience working in various healthcare professions in countries around the world. Spanish is a diverse language that varies...
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