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Civic Engagement Abroad


Led By:

Dr. Marcela Uribe
Dr. Daniel De La Miyar

Dates:

May 28 - July 1, 2019

Location:

Salamanca, Spain

Estimated Cost: 

$3,860

Course:

UNIV 3320
UNIV 4390
Course(S) will engage student by partnering with community organizations to provide service abroad.

Includes:

Most Meals - 3 meals per day during homestay (meals not included on excursion days)
Academic & Cultural Excursions
Accommodations -  Homestay
Health Insurance
Local Transportation
*Program cost does not include airfare and TAMIU tuition and fees. 

Tentative Itinerary

 


Week 1

May 28 - Depart from Laredo, Texas

May 29 - Arrive in Madrid and transfer to Salamanca

ISA Orientation

Salamanca City Tour

Service-Learning Orientation

Introduction to Service-Learning Organizations

Free Weekend

Week 2

Service-Learning Assignments

Daily Group Reflection Periods

Free Weekend

Week 3

Service-Learning Assignments

Daily Group Reflection Periods

Free Weekend

Week 4

Service-Learning Assignments

Daily Group Reflection Periods

Free Weekend

Week 5

Service-Learning Assignments

Daily Group Reflection Periods

Depart to Madrid

Attend Flamenco Show

Guided Walking Tour of Madrid

Guided Tour of the Prado

Farewell Dinner in Madrid

July 2 - Depart to U.S.


Forms


Important Dates


February 15

APPLICATION AND $200 NON-REFUNDABLE APPLICATION FEE ARE DUE.

March 15

STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIPS DUE.

March 20

PROGRAM MUST BE PAID IN FULL.

April 1 - 5

MANDATORY PROGRAM MEETING TO DISCUSS AIRFARE, ITINERARY AND COURSEWORK (TIME AND LOCATION TBA)

April & MAY

MANDATORY ORIENTATION: TRAVEL, TRAVEL DOCUMENTS, CULTURE, HEALTH AND SAFETY, AND GENERIC TIPS. Sign Up Now!
NOTE: THE STUDENT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CHARGES NOT INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM COST PAID ON HIS/HER BEHALF.

 Study Abroad Admission Requirements

*Students interested in participating that do not meet study abroad requirements may be reviewed on a case by case basis for admissions.

Program Refunds**

Withdrawal from a study abroad program must be communicated by submitting the Study Abroad Withdrawal Form . The application fee of $200 is non-refundable, unless TAMIU cancels the program. TAMIU will refund recoverable tuition and costs as determined by IE. Refunds will be calculated from the date IE is notified in writing of your intent to withdraw based on the program payment schedule. TAMIU is not responsible for indirect costs paid directly by students, including but not limited to passport fees, vaccinations, and transportation costs.

*TAMIU reserves the right to make changes to this itinerary as deemed appropriate by the program leader due to unforeseen circumstances. However, every effort will be made to adhere to the itinerary as closely as possible.
**TAMIU reserves the right to adjust program fees or cancel any program without prior notification; however, every effort will be made to provide information on cancellations in a timely manner. In the event TAMIU cancels the program, TAMIU will refund application fees and recoverable program fees.

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