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PROS of studying abroad in rural areas

According to the last Open Doors report by the IIE, there is still a majority of US students going abroad to Europe. From these, most of them spend their time in cities (Madrid, Barcelona, Sevilla, Granada and Bilbao still host around 80% of students).  The remaining...

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Fun facts about Spain

Following an interview by James Rhodes, a British concert pianist currently living in Madrid, I’d like to go through some “fun facts” about what is life in Spain. Rhodes says:” I have no reason to lie when I tell you that everything is better in Spain” (you can read...

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“Culture” as an invention

One profesor at a Study Abroad program that I interviewed a couple years ago, told me that: “There is a wrong idea that the meeting point between students and locals is “the culture”; in fact, the culture is another service provided to students, since most of it takes...

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2018/19 Open dates

If you are eager to improve your Intercultural Competence and have always wanted to travel abroad, this is your opportunity. Our 2018/19 courses application is now open. You can choose between: COURSE DATES 3-week Cultural translator: addressed to education abroad...

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Education system in Spain

Picture: A group of students taking a class at the University of Sevilla main building’s garden International students that want to join a regular course at any public or private university in Spain need to be aware of something that may at first sound obvious…...

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New online course: Cultural translator

Outline According to a research developed from 2015 to 2017 in Spain, most of USA students on study abroad programs declare not to have received enough specific information about what to expect from their experience in Spain. For some students, not having clear...

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Health & safety abroad

Study Abroad administrators are always concerned about students’ health & safety. The experience of a lifetime can be ruined by situations like a medical condition that is not treated enough, a sexual assault, alcohol abuse, robberies or any other circumstance...

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Cultural translator Summer’18 courses

Application is now open for Cultural Translator Summer courses. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn and improve your intercultural competence in Spain. Spend 3 weeks in Sevilla and get in touch with professionals that will teach you the most important aspects...

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What is it that makes us different?

According to the 2017 Open Doors report published by the Institute of International Education (IIE), 325.339 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in 2015/16, plus 23.125 who did non-credit, internship or volunteer abroad. 9,2% came to Spain, that is,...

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Legal issues abroad/ Legalidad en el extranjero

(English version after Spanish) Aprender a desenvolverse en una cultura extranjera, incluyendo el respeto por las leyes, puede ser a menudo una ardua tarea. Tendemos a dar por hecho que los procedimientos legales y los derechos y obligaciones de los ciudadanos son los...

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Contact

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Amalia Herencia Grillo

Phone: (+34) 670 445 406
Email: amalia@intercultural-school.org