Dates: May 31- June 28, 2014
Estimated cost: $3250 + airfare + plus PSU tuition for three to six credits(includes classes in Spain, lodging and meals with host family, city tour, welcome and farewell dinners, bullfight, and overnight excursion to Granada, support of PSU faculty member on-site)(other costs not included: passport, insurance ~$44, textbooks ~$50, public transportation in Alicante ~$35, personal travel, personal expenses)
Course: MLL 250 or MLL 252 and 254 or MLL 356 and 358 or MLL 450 and 475
COUNTS FOR IKE!
Join Dr. Grant D. Moss, Assistant Professor of Spanish in the Departmentof Modern Languages and Literature, for an unforgettable Pitt StateUniversity study abroad experience in Alicante, Spain. Alicante is thepearl of La Costa Blanca located on the southeastern Mediterranean coast.This unique location combines the charm of a big city with the comfort andflair of a seaside town. Alicante's diverse culture, history, architecture,and climate intoxicate anyone who walks its streets.
During the 2014 Alicante program you will hone your Spanish skills as youstudy Spanish language, culture and/or literature at La Universidad deAlicante, an international leader in information technology anddigitalization of literary documents. You will also live and dine dailywith a host family in the Alicante area; your adopted family will remainwith you in your heart when you leave. Your cultural experiences (includinga city tour, a bullfight, and travel to nearby Granada) will increaseyour international awareness. The positive interactions that you attainthrough the Alicante program will give you a bilingual edge in theincreasingly competitive job market.
Pre-requisite: MLL 154
Faculty leader:Dr. Grant MossModern Languages411 Grubbs620firstname.lastname@example.org
Proposed Deposit Dates and Payment Deadlines1st deposit due ($500): December 11, 20132nd deposit due ($750): January 17, 2014 3rd deposit due ($750): February 14, 20144th deposit due ($750): March 14, 2014 5th deposit due ($500): April 11, 2014
Refund Policy1. If you withdraw from the program at any time, you are liable for the $500 application deposit.2. If you withdraw after March 14, 2014, but before April 11, 2014, you are liable for $1000 plus costs incurred by the university on your behalf.3. The final deadline to withdraw from this program is April 11, 2014. The program cannot refund any amount after the April 11 deadline (the last due date corresponds with the date that the faculty leader will send the international wire to the University of Alicante). If you withdraw after this deadline, regardless of the reason for the withdrawal, you are not eligible for any refund from Pittsburg State University.
This policy applies to all cancellations, regardless of the reason. Your request to withdraw and receive a refund must be made in writing to Pittsburg State University. the deposit is non-refundable once you have submitted your application unless your application is denied due to eligibility requirements wherein Pittsburg State University will refund the entire amount. Alternative payment arrangements (financial aid, payment plans, etc.) do not exempt you from this policy. There will be an initial $500 non-refundable deposit.
All students are encouraged to purchase trip cancellation insurance (link here) to protect their investment.
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