- June 30 through July 20, 2013
- Students from Indiana University will take classes at the University of the Basque Country (UPV) premises through the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC).
- IU Resident Director: [[emendiet,Eva Mendieta]]
- 3 - 4 credits in Spanish language (all levels available)
- 3 credits in International Business (taught in English)
- 1 credit in Spanish Art (taught in English)
- Students at any IU campus who is making normal academic progress
- Have approximately a 2.5 cumulative GPA
- IU students will be living in a Spanish household. All meals are provided by the host family and are included in the program price.
- Housing is within commuting distance of classes and is always prearranged ahead of time.
- Bilbao has an excellent public transportation system and, in fact, won first prize for Public Transportation in Europe for the year 2001.
-Town of Algorta, next to Bilbao where students live.
Estimated 2013 Costs
- Summer fees are: $3,120
This fee includes:
- tuition and fees
- housing placement
- housing fees for apartments
- partial housing fees for homestays
- personalized pre-departure advising
- immigration visa assistance
- parental support and advisement
- financial aid/scholarship advising and assistance
- transcript assistance
- student health insurance
- airport pick-up for those on the group flight and tour
- USAC mandatory orientation in Bilbao
- ice-breaker social (Session I: beach volleyball and pizza; Session II: cliff hike)
- 24-hour emergency local staff support
- program-organized field trips
- local travel resources, tips, and suggestions
Estimated expenses not included in fees:
- 3-4 credit hours payable to IU Northwest (3 cr: $575 - 4 cr: $767)
- airfare (approx. $1400-$1600)
- metro pass—36 EUR/session
- personal expenses—150-260 EUR/session
- textbooks—45-120 EUR/session
- optional Madrid Tour/Field Study—$750
- surfing lessons (15 hours; local surf shop), includes wetsuit and board—55 EUR
- IU and IU Northwest scholarships are available to IU and IU Northwest students (contact [[emendiet,Eva Mendieta]])
- Scholarships, grants and loans applicable to program costs
- IES Need-based, Merit-based, Minority Scholarships and Disability Grants available. Visit IES Web site and select “Scholarships & Financial Aid” from Quick Links at left.
- Kelley School of Business Overseas Study Scholarships
- Find general information about financial aid and links to additional scholarship opportunities
- Students can apply for the General USAC Scholarship, as well as for the Basque one.
May 1, 2013 $800 position hold payment due. This applies to your program fee and is not an additional charge. This cannot be deferred with financial aid.
June 1, 2013 Balance due. Last day to submit proof of accepted financial aid award letter.