Located in the western part of Spain, Valladolid is known as the administrative capital of Castilla y León. It is located less than two hours by car from Madrid and is surrounded by the provinces of Segovia, Salamanca, Ávila, Zamora, Soria, Burgos, Palencia and León. Valladolid has much to offer, including art, history, culture, literature, museums, festivals and more. It boasts such authors as Cervantes or Zorrilla. This city witnessed the coronation of Ferdinand III as King of Castile, the births of Philip II and Philip IV, the last sigh of Christopher Columbus, and famous artist such as Alonso Berruguete, Juan de Juni and Gregorio Fernandez have worked.
The University is one of the oldest public universities in the country, having been founded in the late 13th century and is one of the leading centers of higher education in Spain. Its academic spirit merges tradition and modernity. It is involved in numerous international relations networks, reserach centers, and is a major force in culture and sports. The University has over 27,000 enrolled students and 100 B.A. and BSc. degrees.
Students must have a minimum Spanish language level of B1 or higher to study at the University of Valladolid. Courses are offered in a variety of programs such as: Business Administration and Management, Economics, Statistics, Classical Studies, Philosophy, Physics, History, Art History, Modern Languages and Literatures, Chemistry, Journalism, and Human Nutrition and Dietetics.
Students must be in good academic standing with at least sophomore status
Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
One scholarship will be available to a UNC Asheville student each year to attend a one-month session at The Language School prior to the Fall semester, given that this student's Spanish language level is close to the B1 and will be attending regular classes in the semester and the student will be an exchange student.
UNCA students will pay:
UNCA tuition and fees
Room and board paid in Valladolid
Airfare to/from Spain is not included
Medical insurance is not included (it is required through UNC Asheville)
Accommodation Payments and Meal Information
Go to the Universidad de Valladolid Website