I loved my host family. There is no experience like that of moving in with a new group of people who in no time become your family. The impact on my Spanish skills was immeasurable. My host mother told me that I am always invited back to my house in Granada anytime I'd like.
Location: Granada, Spain
Affiliated university: University of Granada's Center for Modern Languages (CLM)
Central College Abroad coursework: Yes
Special programs: Islamic Studies in Spain
Language prerequisite: None
Language of instruction: Spanish
Service-learning options: Yes
Recent excursions: Historical and cultural sites around Granada, such as the Alhambra that overlooks the city, and the nearby cities of Seville and Córdoba. A three-day trip to Madrid, and a four-day excursion to Morocco in northern Africa.
Housing and meals: All students live with host families, located within walking distance of campus. All meals provided.
Program dates: Fall semester, early-September — mid-December. Spring semester, mid-January — late-May.
Average program size: 38 students
Staff to student ratio: 1:13