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Fact Sheet:
Language(s) in which classes are available:
English Max credits offered: 03
Language Experience required for admission:
0 none Program Type: VT faculty-led
Minimum Cumulative GPA:
2.3 Areas of Study: Business, Business Information Technology, Culture, International Business
College Sponsor: Pamplin
Program Description:

Alcazar Castle Segovia


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Field of Study

Business, International Business, Culture, Business Information Technology

Program Flyer 
Pamplin_Wintermester_Spain.pdf

Additional Information

Virginia Tech course, VT faculty led, VT credit (3 cr.)
 

Gain hands-on business management, critical thinking, intercultural as well as career skills by exploring European culture and the business environment in Spain. 

Program Highlights:

- Barcelona: Visit Ramblas, Olympic park, Montjuic, Passeig de Gracia, Football Club Barcelona and Parc Guell

Valencia: Visit the Cathedral, Biopark and Science park

- Granada: Visit the Muslim Quarter, Al-Hambra, Palacio de Generalife, Monestary and Sacromonte neighborhood

- Seville: Visit the Cathedral, La Macarena and El Arenal neighborhoods

- Cordoba: Visit Alcazar de los Reyes, the Jewish quarter, Viana Palace and the Roman temple

- Madrid: Visit Prado museum and the Royal Tapestry Factory

- Toledo: Visit mosque and church, and El Greco Museum

-Segovia: Visit Alcazar and the Roman aqueduct

- El Escorial: El Escorial palace































































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Spain
Multiple Cities
Wintermester 2017-18 
(December 28 - January 13)

Business, Culture and Leadership in Spain

A 17-day program touring Spain, visiting a wide range of sites and cities. The tour includes some large cities like Barcelona, Madrid Valencia and Granada, which will allow us to get closer to the history and culture of Spain. The program will include walking tours, and visits to castles, museums, mosques, and churches. Participants will also see parts of Moorish and Roman history. There will be some business visits to help understand how business is done in Spain and Europe. In addition, students will also have plenty of free time to explore on their own and really enjoy all the cities have to offer.

Alhambra Sapin

Housing

Students will stay in comfortable hotels and hostels with breakfast. Dinners will be group meals and are covered in the program fee. Some lunches will also be provided.

Travel

Participants will travel as a group from Dulles, or another local airport, to Barcelona and return from Madrid. Travel will be by train and public transportation while in Spain.

Eligibility

Freshmen through Seniors, and Graduate Students. Non-business students and graduate students are also welcome to participate, and will receive 3 credits. Priority is given to business students. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.3. Contact faculty program leader for exceptions.

Academics

Undergraduates will receive credit for MGT 3954 Study Abroad Study Abroad, and graduate students for MGT 5954 Study Abroad. This course can also be substituted for the Area 7 requirement. These credits count as elective credits and help to complete the requirements of Pamplin’s International Business Minor.
Students must write a journal or blog of their experiences. Students will write about the sights and companies they visit. Keeping a journal and completing observations on cultural differences between Spain and the US is required. Participation in all activities of the program is required.

Park Guell Barcelona

Costs

Program Fee

Estimated program fee is $4,370. which includes air-fare, lodging, required transportation, and some meals. Estimated total costs will be $6,400 (in-state) and $8,410 (out-of-state).

A non-refundable deposit of $500, payable online, is due after acceptance into the program, with the balance of program fees due by November 10th. Click here for a cost breakdown.

Application Deadline: October 1st

University Tuition & Fees

Tuition and university fees are billed separately from the program fee according to University Bursar policy. See here for credit hour rates for the appropriate term: http://www.bursar.vt.edu/

Applying

Click the "Apply Now " button at the top of the page and follow the instructions. There are a few steps in the process. Be sure to complete the online Study Abroad Academic Review Form and Study Abroad Application.

Acceptance is first come first served. There are 20 seats available for the program. The program application deadline is October 1st so do not delay in applying.

Passports

Students need a passport valid for at least 6 months after return, July 13, 2017. Apply for your passport right away. You can apply at the office in Squires, or make an appointment at the Post Office on University City Boulevard.

Sergrada Familia

Contact Information

Dr. Reed Kennedy
2092 Pamplin Hall
(540) 231-2156
E-mail: kennedyr@vt.edu

Linda Tanko
Academic Scholarships & Study Abroad Specialist
1046 Pamplin
(540) 231-3562
ltanko@vt.edu


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Wintermester 2017-2018 10/01/2017 10/01/2017 12/28/2017 01/13/2018