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Pablo de Olavide University (UPO) was founded in 1997. It is one of Spain's youngest and smallest public universities. The university has a population of over 11,000 students and offers four year degree programs in a variety of academic fields. The university is located on a beautiful 345 acre campus less than 5 miles from Seville's city center . The International Center at Pablo de Olavide University was officially founded in 2002 although the University began a program for international students in the fall of 2001.

The Center currently offers a variety of programs open to students from all over the world. The most popular is the semester-long Hispanic Studies Program with courses both in Spanish and in English. The Center also offers the University Integration Program (P.I.U.) for students with advanced Spanish language skills, courses in the teaching of Spanish as a foreign language, and Spanish language courses throughout the year. The Center also offers courses in the summer. As of March 1, 2008, the Center is accredited by the Cervantes Institute.

All Programs Available:

  • Arts, Design and Crafts
    • Design
  • Business
    • Business Administration
    • Auditors
    • Management Control
    • Accounting
    • Finance
    • Human Resources
    • Labor Relations
  • Communications
    • Communications
  • Computing
    • Management Information Systems
  • Economics
    • Economic Analysis
  • Education
    • Teacher Preparation
    • Teaching of Spanish as a Second Language
    • Social Education
  • Engineering
    • Computer Engineering in Information Systems
    • Information Systems Engineering
  • Health
    • Pharmacology
  • Human Studies and Services
    • Social Work
  • Humanities
    • History
    • Humanities
  • Law
    • Law
  • Philology, Languages, Literature
    • Translation and Interpretation
    • Language Courses
    • Language Courses and Cultural Immersion Programs
  • Public Administration and Services
    • Public Administration/Management
    • Human Rights
  • Sciences
    • Administration Sciences
    • Radio Physics and Electronics
    • Sports Science
    • Psychology
    • Athletics and exercise science
    • Geography
    • Environmental Studies
    • Chemistry
    • Archeology
    • Biology
    • Anthropology
    • Criminology
    • Political Science
  • Social and Cultural studies
    • Hispanic Studies
    • Latin American Studies
  • Technology
    • Biotechnology

Type of studies: University Degree Programs, Spanish Language and Culture, International Study Abroad Programs, Master Erasmus Mundus
Language of instruction: English, Spanish
Type of school: Public University

Location: Carretera de Utrera, km. 1, Seville, Sevilla, Spain, 41013
Telephone and Fax: Tel.: +34 95 434 89 44 Fax.: +34 95 434 90 96

More information about Academic Programs:

Hispanic Studies Program: designed for student sihing to spend a semester or a year abroad while continuing their undergraduate degree. While it offers courses in Spanish, it also caters to the needs of those with little or no background in Spanish by offering classes taught in English in many subject areas.

Spanish language Program: week, month, semester

University Integration Program: especially designed for students with highly advanced Spanish language skills who wish to integrate themselves fully into a Spanish university. There is also an option of taking courses in English with Spanish students in the business department. This option is open to Business majors only.

Admission Requirements:
Application form, recommendation, 2.9 GPA (for U.S. students)

Language Requirements:
None (except for the "University Integration Program - PIU" - high level of Spanish required)

  • Hispanic Studies Program: 1,965 euros per semester.
  • Spanish Language Program: Prices vary according to length of course (1 week 160 euros; 2 weeks 300 euros; 3 weeks 480 euros; 1 semester course from Hispanis Studies Program 460 euros)
  • University Integration Program: 1,420 euros per semester.

Financial Aid:
Preference will be given to residents of the newest EU member states (Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary, Cyprus, Malta, Romania and Bulgaria) as well as of the candidate countries (Turkey, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Montenegro and Serbia).

With Spanish host families or in a nearby residence hall.

Services and Activities:
Social/Cultural activities included throughout the academic year. There is also a gym on campus and the Sports Office offers a variety of activities for students to participate in.

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