Program Dates: June 10 – July 18, 2016


TAMIU’s Department of Language and Literature will offer a five-week study abroad program in Malaga, Spain. This six credit program consists of two upper division Spanish and English Literature courses. The program is directed by Dr. Agustin Martinez Samos and Dr. Manuel Broncano. There will be complete immersion into the Spanish culture, and scheduled excursions to Seville, Granada, and fieldtrips in Malaga. All on-site travel in Spain, housing and health insurance are included in the program fees. (Program Flyer)

2015 Tentative Itinerary

Schedule

Activity

Week 1
Boat tour, Walking tour of Malaga
Week 4

Trip to Corboba and Sevilla

Cordoba – Visit Mesquita , Catedral and La Giralda

Sevilla: Visit Los Alcazares Reales, Plaza de España, and Parque de Maria Luisa

Week 2
Free Weekend in Malaga
Week 3
Trip to Granada: Capilla Real, La Catedral, Flamenco performance in the caves

Week 5
Farewell Dinner and depart to the U.S.

Accommodations


Students will reside in student residencies which is a combination of a small dorm and boarding house.

Program Cost


Estimated program cost is $3,850. This excludes roundtrip airfare to Spain, meals, and TAMIU tuition/fees

Timetable for Applications and Payment


February 15 : Application and $200 non-refundable application fee are due

February 15 : Submit Payment Agreement

March 20: Program must be paid in full

March 26: Last day to withdraw from the program with full program refund

(Program refund excludes the $200 non-refundable application fee)

March 27 – May 27: Students withdrawing from the program between these dates will be responsible for 50% of the program cost.

April 22: Mandatory Orientation: Travel, travel documents, culture, health and safety, and generic tips

May 28: Students withdrawing on or after this date will be responsible for the entire program cost

Note: The student is responsible for any charges not included in the program cost paid on his/her behalf.

Application Process

Study Abroad Scholarships


TAMIU offers two study abroad scholarships. Qualified TAMIU students may submit their application and supporting documents to IE. You will be notified via email of your award and the award disbursement date.

Course Information


All students are required to enroll in:

SPAN 4330/LLTS 5438 Topics in Spanish Literature (3 SCH)
SPAN 4305/LLTS 5309 Modern Spanish Literature: Drama and Poetry (3 SCH)
ENGL 4306/ENGL 5314/LLTE 5309 Spain in the Anglo-American Literary Imagination
ENGL 4398 Ernest Hemingway
Note: Program courses subject to change

Program Requirements


Students must be approved by Dr. Agustin Martinez-Samos and/or Dr. Manuel Broncano for acceptance into the 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.