Semester Courses

Spanish Culture and Language Courses

Autumn Semester 2024


The educational program for foreign students at Universitas Castellae consists of a selection of Spanish language and culture courses adapted to all university levels.

Students residing in the USA or coming from North American universities should visit for more information.

The courses are developed and modified according to the level of preparation and the specific needs of each student.

In addition to attending classes, qualified students can choose to work on independent studies or complete an internship under the supervision of a mentor. Depending on their interests, each student can select the courses they wish to complete.

The curriculum of the course follows the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, following the new Curricular Plan of the Cervantes Institute.

Assessment and Certification: At the end of the course, a certificate of attendance will be issued. To obtain it and to receive credit recognition, it is necessary to attend a minimum number of hours established for each course. Students who also complete and pass the final exams will receive a certificate of achievement with their grades.

Autumn Semester 2024


A2 to C2


Arrival on Sunday, August 25th, and departure on Saturday, December 14th.

Academic Calendar

  • August 25th: Arrival and host family presentation Llegada y presentación de familias
  • August 26th: Orientation Orientación
  • August 27th: Start of classes Comienzo de clases
  • September 9th: Local holiday - Virgin of San Lorenzo (non-teaching day) Fiesta local – Virgen de San Lorenzo (no lectivo)
  • October 21st to 25th: Midterm break - non-teaching days Midt term – días no lectivos
  • December 9th: National holiday - non-teaching day Fiesta nacional – no lectivo
  • December 10th to 12th: Final exams and course farewell Exámenes finales y despedida de curso
  • December 14th: Departure from Valladolid Salida de Valladolid


16 weeks (240 hours)


20 hours per week, mornings, from Monday to Thursday

Subjects: 4 (5 if one of them is independent study or internship) chosen from the following:

  • Spanish Language (pronunciation, oral and written expression and comprehension)
  • Conversation
  • Spanish Culture
  • Introduction to the Analysis of Hispanic Literary Texts
  • Spanish Literature I (Middle Ages and Golden Age)
  • Spanish Literature II (18th to 20th centuries)
  • Latin American Literature
  • Spanish Art History
  • Social and Political History of Spain and Latin America: Human Rights
  • Business Spanish
  • Introduction to Major International Trade Agreements (USMCA, EU…)
  • Internship and Independent Project (subject to prior approval by the faculty at Universitas Castellae)

Course Price:

6.000,00 €

The price includes:

Registration fees, health and accident insurance, accommodation with a Spanish host family with full board, sociocultural activities, and 3 excursions.

The first day of the course includes an orientation session and a guided city tour.


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