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You are viewing a “brochure page” for a specific WSU affiliated program. Use the information and links below to learn more about this program, please note that links may take you to external websites.

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· Only begin an application when you have determined the program you wish to pursue.

· No application fee for simply starting an application! The Global Learning Application fee is charged only once you are committed to your program and the application deadline has passed.

· Depending on your program type you may have a non-WSU application to complete as well.

  • Locations: Granada, Spain; Madrid, Spain; Valencia, Spain
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: WSU applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
GPA Requirement: 2.5 Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Only
Click here for a definition of this term Academic Focus: Business and Economics Program Type: Faculty-led
Additional Info/Reqs: Attendance at all Pre-Departure Meetings & Orientations is Mandatory
Program Description:



Flamenco Dancers, Seville
The program will expose you to the different Spanish cultures and business practices. You will be engaged by local people through workshops and informal language chat sessions. You will also have the opportunity to earn WSU course credits, take Spanish lessons, and participate in company visits. Excursions to Granada and Madrid are planned for the program. 

No prior knowledge of Spanish is required to participate in this program. This program is designed to  develop functional skills and gain leadership experience, in addition to increasing your knowledge about Spain.
Nos Vamos a España!

WSU Sponsoring Unit: Carson College of Business

External Partner: University Politecnica de Valencia

Program Dates: May 11, 2020 - June 20, 2020

Program Eligibility Requirements:
  • Be 18 years or older at the time of the program.
  • Be in good standing with the Office of Student Conduct.
  • Be a current WSU student (matriculating or non-degree seeking).
  • Program Specific Eligibility:  
    • All Carson College of Business majors are welcome
    • All pre-requisites for courses on the program are fulfilled prior to departure.


Cost Information

Total Program Cost Estimate (fixed program and estimated additional expenses): $13,439 (with 6 credits) $14,993 (with 9 credits).  

Program costs are categorized as those billed by WSU (Fixed Expenses) and those not billed by WSU (Estimated Additional Expenses).  A breakdown of these costs can be found below. For payment due dates please scroll to the “Billing Schedule”.

Fixed Expenses Billed by WSU

Participation Expense* $5,644
WSU Tuition                                             
$3,108 (6 credits)
$4,662 (9 credits)
Global Learning Application Fee $200
International Insurance $82
Total Paid to WSU                                   
$9,034 (6 credits)
$10, 588 (9 credits)

 *Participation Expense includes excursions, accommodation, and program related in-country travel.

Estimated Additional Expenses*

Personal Expenses       $2,000
Meals in Valencia ($15/day not included in program fee) $615
International Airfare $1,400
Books and Supplies $250
U.S. Passport** $140
Total Estimated Additional Expenses $4,405

*All additional costs are ESTIMATED and may vary. These costs are not billed by WSU and are the sole responsibility of the participant.
**Please see the “Destination” tab for additional passport and visa information.

Billing Schedule:

This billing schedule is for the Fixed Expenses billed by WSU only and does not include Estimated Additional Expenses that are the responsibility of the participant.

Financially Responsible as of: February 3, 2020
Program Fee Date Billed Date Due
 Participation Expense 1st Payment $500 February 24, 2020
February 28, 2020
 Application Fee $200
 International Insurance $82
 Participation Expense 2nd Payment $5,144 March 20, 2020
 WSU Tuition*     $3,108 (6 credits) 
$4,662 (9 credits) 
Refund Policy: Participants are responsible for the Fixed Expenses of the program once they have committed to the program application and the application deadline has passed.

Financial Aid Disbursement Alert: Participants eligible for financial aid can use aid toward this program. Please note that per federal regulations, financial aid is released on the first day of the regular WSU semester, or ten days prior to the participant’s program start date, whichever is LATER. Program payment due dates may be before aid is released.  Participants must budget accordingly.




This is a 6 or 9 credit program. Students take two or three 3-credit courses.

WSU Courses:   Zaragoza Sunset
  • MKTG 360 (3 credits)
  • MGMT 301 (3 credits)
  • IBUS 435 (3 credits)
  • IBUS 453 (3 credits)
Course Pre-requisites:
  • Check with your academic advisor or course guide for more information on pre-requisites
Grades and GPA:

All courses will calculate into student’s WSU cumulative GPA unless noted as a “Non-WSU Course”.

Non-WSU Courses:
  • Will not calculate into student’s cumulative WSU GPA, but will factor into Major and Minor GPA’s.
  • Courses and grades will appear on MyWSU and WSU transcript.
  • These have a non WSU transcript provided. Participants should anticipate transcripts taking two to four months to arrive at WSU.



Faculty-led Orientations

All faculty-led participants are required to attend the orientation sessions listed below prior to departure.  Participants will be notified regarding the date and times for those orientations which are not noted as being online after the program has been officially confirmed.
  • Faculty-Led and Financial Planning: This training is a required application component that provides additional details on the application process, costs of the program, billing, financial aid, and other relevant information. This training is accessible once an application is started.
  • Global Learning Pre-Departure Orientation: There is an online session that participants will have access to in the final stages of their Global Learning application.  Additionally, there is an in person country specific component.
  • Faculty Directed Orientation: These take place over multiple sessions and will be planned by the program faculty director.


Destination Details

Site Descriptions

Barcelona2Valencia is a famous city in Spain and the third largest after Madrid and Barcelona. It has museums, historical landmarks, and traditional Spanish cuisine for visitors to enjoy.

The majority of this program will be spent in Valencia, however, trips to Granada and Madrid are planned.

  • Language: Spanish is primarily spoken in Spain.
  • Currency: Euro (Compare to U.S. Dollars)
  • City Size: Valenca’s population is over 800,000 residents.
  • Weather: The average temperatures of May and June range between 60Fs and 80Fs, and tend to be hot and dry.

Accommodation Information

The majority of the program will be utilizing student residences near the city center including single room occupancy. There will be bed linens and internet accessibility in Valencia.

On overnight excursions, double occupancy hostels/hotels with breakfast included.

Meals: Students are generally responsible for all meals during the program. Some meals may be included in the program expense fee. Please see the "Estimated Additional Expenses" for a figure on what should cover meals and personal spending. Each student is different, so budget accordingly. Talk with the faculty director for more information. 

Passport & Visa Details

It is each participant’s responsibility to acquire a valid passport to travel internationally.
United States citizens can use the links below for information on how and where to apply for a United States passport:
Unless otherwise noted below, it is the responsibility of the participant to determine if a visa is necessary for travel to any foreign countries visited on this program based on their nationality, and to apply for any such visas.  Some visas may require a fee or that applicants travel to the nearest Consulate or Embassy to apply in person.

United States citizens can use the link below to determine if a visa is required for the destination and how to acquire the necessary visa. 
  • United States Department of State
  • Spain does not require an entry visa for U.S. citizens when spending less than 90 days in the Schengen territories (as of October 2019).
    • Please Note: Information presented here may change, regardless of what is stated here YOU are responsible for ensuring you have any required visa and for any visa costs.
Non-United States citizens are required to meet with the Global Services Department for United States entry and exit requirements. Check visa requirements for your host country/countries based on your country of citizenship.



How to Apply

Before the Deadline:
  • Please Note: There is no application fee for starting an application.
  1. Click "Apply Now" to begin an application.  You will be in "Application Phase." Complete the application materials:
  • Signature Documents
  • Questionnaires
  • Material Submissions (Electronic and/or Physical)
  • Online Trainings
  • In-Person Meetings (if applicable)
Please Note: Items which say “NOT Required by Deadline” can be submitted after the deadline but are due before you depart to go abroad.
  1. Once all materials have been completed, your application will be moved to either the “pending” or “accepted” phase. 
  • “Accepted” Phase: your application has met all Global Learning and program specific requirements and you have been accepted to the program, conditional on whether or not you commit by the deadline.
  • “Pending” Phase: your application has met all Global Learning and program specific requirements, and your application is being reviewed before your participation is determined.  After review, if you are accepted your application will move to the “Accepted” phase.
  1. Commit to the program: Once in the “accepted” phase, you will see a box appear asking you to “Commit” or “Decline” your participation on the program. 
  • If you click “Commit”: you have committed to participate in your program and accept all responsibilities associated with commitment.
  • If you click “Decline”: your application will be withdrawn.
After the Deadline:
  1. After you commit and are in "Committed phase", complete:
  • Required orientations (see “Orientation” tab for more information)
  • Remaining or new applications items (questionnaires or material items) which were not due before the deadline.
  • Any requested material items specific to your program.
  1. Prepare to Depart!
  • Apply for a visa (if required)
  • Buy airfare (if not included in your program)
  • Start packing!


How to Fund Your Program

Financial Planning: Know Your Budget!
  1. Review the costs and payment due dates of this program carefully
  2. Financial Aid recipients should speak with Student Financial Services
  3. Review your Faculty-Led and Financial Planning (FLFP) training (see orientations tab)
  4. Discuss fees and expenses with any financial contributors (i.e. spouse, parents, guardians)
  5. Know what funds you have to spend before and during the program
  6. Create your budget
  7. Explore additional financing (scholarships, funding sources, etc.)
Explore Scholarships: Community Resources:
Consider asking your home or college community groups and organizations about additional funding resources. Groups may include:
  • Rotary International, Kiwanis, Sorority or Fraternity or Religious Organizations
  • Private Businesses
  • Online Fundraising


Contact Information

MadridFaculty Director:
Jenni Sandstrom

CCB International Study Abroad Coordinator:
Courtney A Jackson

Global Learning Department:
(509) 335-6204

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.