Earn 3 credits of Spanish in the Mediterranean city of Valencia. While taking classes, students will explore the city, coast, and mountains and be immersed in the culture.  

Program Details

Program Dates

This program will run from May 20 through June 14, 2024. Students are responsible for booking their own flights (suggested arrival date of May 19 and departure date of June 15). 

*For interested students, there is an option to extend the program by two weeks.

Course Information

Students will take classes (20 hours per week) in small groups based on their proficiency level. Españole Language School is accredited by the Cervantes Institute and has been a long-standing partner with Nazareth.


Students stay with host families in pairs (two students per family, each with their own room). Breakfast and dinner will be provided by their host family every day. Students will be responsible for lunches on their own. All host families are located within a 30 minute radius by public transportation to the school. 

Activities & Excursions

The following activities and excursions are included in the program fees:

Full Day Excursions:

  • Sagunto with visit to the Roman Theater and Castle
  • Calpe and Altea, beach and villages.
  • Peñiscola with visit to the castle


  • Quiz tour in the old town
  • Modernist Valencia tour
  • Visit to the Cathedral and climb to the Miguelete tower
  • Walk in the City of Arts and Sciences and visit the Fallas Museum
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Dancing lesson: Latin dance
  • Barbecue on the school terrace
  • Walk around the "City of Arts and Sciences" and visit to the Museum of Sciences
  • Cooking workshop: Paella in the school terrace
  • Bike tour around the Turia riverbed gardens up to the City of Arts and Sciences
  • Sunset boat tour in the Albufera lake (public transport)
  • Visit to "Mestalla": the Valencia football club Stadium
  • Tapas evening
  • Climb the Serranos Towers and visit the Fine Arts Museum
Program Costs

Program fee: $2,350

  • Program activities, excursions, and entrance fees
  • All accommodations
  • Most meals (breakfast and dinner)
  • Round-trip transfers to/from airport
  • Class materials
  • 3 credits of tuition
  • Travel Insurance

Does NOT include:

  • Round-trip airfare
  • Lunches
  • Public transportation
  • Miscellaneous expenses (souvenirs, personal travel, etc.)
Application & Payments

All students must submit an online application and meet with Laura Barnard.

March 22, 2024: Online applications due

April 1, 2024: Initial deposit of $750 due

April 15, 2024: Payment #2 of $800 due (non-refundable beyond this point)

May 1, 2024: Payment #3 of $800 due

Please keep in mind that SPARK students pay for the entirety of the program fee up front and will receive the $1,500 SPARK check 10 days before their departure to Spain.

SPARK Grant:

Qualifying freshman, sophomore, & transfer students can use their SPARK Grant for this short-term study abroad program.

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    At A Glance

    Term: Summer A 2024

    Program Level: Undergraduate

    Program Types: Academic (3-credits)

    Major(s): Open to all majors

    Language Requirement: None

    Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.5