Overview

Universidad de Granada - Centre for Modern Languages

City: Granada
Language of instruction: English, Spanish

475 years of tradition and history

An intellectual and cultural center of Southern Spain over a period of almost five centuries

Deeply involved in its surroundings due to the University Reform Law (LRU), which defines universities as centers at the service of society, by means of teaching, research and the provision of services

Among the top Spanish universities

80 000 people, including students, teachers, and administrative and service staff

There are two options for studying at the University of Granada: Exchange (regular Granada courses) or Study Abroad (Centre for Modern Languages)

  • Students attending the university on Exchange will take regular Granada courses and study in Spanish - Refer to the Granada Exchange Partner Page
  • Students attending the university on Study Abroad will learn Spanish at the Centre for Modern Languages at the University of Granada

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Partner university's areas of study

Arts

ELIGIBILITY AND TIMING

Terms offered

Term 1Term 2Full year Term 1 + 2 (UBC Term 1 start)Split year Term 2 +1 (UBC Term 2 start)

Who can go?

Most students with a variety of Spanish levels can attend

Term dates

Term 1 (Fall): Early September - Late December

Term 2 (Spring): Early January - Late May

Programs vary between 13 and 20 weeks.

Timing

Students applying for Study Abroad should select the "Universidad de Granada CLM-Study Abroad-STUDY" experience on the online application

Courses + Transfer Credits

Credits

Course equivalency formula

Study abroad at CLM:

  • CEH and CELC coursework: 5 courses at 45 hours per course = 15 UBC credits

Credit transfer process

The transfer credit process takes approximately 16 weeks following each submission deadline.  You should allow sufficient time to meet important deadlines that may affect you (e.g., application for graduation, registration in courses that require prerequisites that you took on exchange, entry to a major/honours program, etc.)

For more information about Go Global transfer credit

Course Information

* Students who have special requirements or require academic accommodation should contact a Go Global advisor regarding their needs at least six weeks prior to the application deadline.

Type of Go Global Experiences

Study abroad (pay to partner university)

Course information and restrictions

The Centre for Modern Languages offers a variety of programs in Spanish Language, History and Culture.

Study Abroad (pay partner university tuition):

  • Offers different options for academic courses based on the student's level of Spanish
  • Intensive Spanish Language Course — for students at all levels of Spanish proficiency
  • Spanish Language and Culture Course (Spanish language classes combined with content classes taught in English) — for students at lower levels of Spanish proficiency
  • Spanish Language and Culture Course (Spanish language classes combined with content classes taught in Spanish) — for students at the intermediate levels of Spanish proficiency
  • Hispanic Studies Course* (Spanish language classes combined with a wide variety of content classes taught Spanish) — for students at the advanced levels of Spanish proficiency
  • *Spring semester students with superior levels of Spanish can combine the Hispanic Studies classes with one or two classes taught at the Schools of the University (Humanities, Economics, Political Science, etc.)
  • All students take a mandatory language level placement test upon arrival in Granada and are placed into the appropriate course based on their results
  • Full details regarding available study abroad programs can be found on the CLM website.

Available Study Programs

Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university

Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 3 years. If you don't see a course you need listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while on exchange.

* Areas of study at partner universities are subject to change. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partners' websites for additional course information.

UBC Vancouver

Arts
UBC course: HIST 3rd
Title: History of Spain (in English)
Partner course code: CLCE 0A01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-03-19
UBC course: SPAN 201
Title: Spanish Grammar
Partner course code: CLCE 0301
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2019-02-20
UBC course: SPAN 206
Title: Speaking and Writing Skill
Partner course code: CLCE 0301
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2019-02-20
UBC course: SPAN 207
Title: Speaking and Writing Skills
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2019-05-20
UBC course: SPAN 2nd
Title: Intensive Spanish
Partner course code: CILE 4
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2018-11-14
UBC course: SPAN 2nd
Title: Intensive Spanish
Partner course code: CILE 5
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2018-11-14
UBC course: SPAN 301
Title: Spanish Grammar
Partner course code: GRAM 7
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2019-05-20
UBC course: SPAN 301
Title: Intensive Spanish Language Course
Partner course code: CILE 6
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2017-11-24
UBC course: SPAN 302
Title: Spanish Grammar
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2019-05-20
UBC course: SPAN 303
Title: Oral production and interaction skills in Spanish
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2019-05-20
UBC course: SPAN 322
Title: Spanish Civilization and Culture
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2019-05-20
UBC course: SPAN 3rd
Title: Latin American Civilization and Culture
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2019-05-20
UBC course: SPAN 3rd
Title: Spanish Literature from the 18th and 19th Century (Illustration, Romanticism, and Realism)
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2017-11-24
UBC course: SPAN 401
Title: Translation from English to Spanish I
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2019-05-20
UBC course: SPAN 411
Title: Spanish Linguistics
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2019-05-20
UBC course: SPAN 450
Title: Linguistics applied to the Teaching of Spanish
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2019-05-20

UBC Okanagan

Arts and Sciences
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: Italian
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Italian
Evaluated date: 2017-06-13
UBC course: SPAN 3rd
Title: Spanish Literature from Century XVIII and XIX
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Spanish
Evaluated date: 2017-06-13
Tuition, Fees and Awards

Exchange tuition

Students pay tuition directly to the Granada CLM. It is recommended to discuss this option with your Enrolment Services Professional to discuss eligibility for any UBC scholarships or loans you may be receiving.

Scholarships + awards

The Go Global award $1000

All students accepted to Go Global for Exchange, Research Abroad, or Study Abroad programs are automatically considered for this award. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you'll be notified of your award after you're accepted to Go Global and after you get nominated to apply to the partner university.

Additional awards

Students who are eligible for awards may receive one UBC or UBC-affiliated international learning award. If you're eligible, you are always offered the highest-value award. Unless stated otherwise, you need to meet eligibility criteria set out by the University Senate regarding awards.

Check out international learning awards and eligibility.

Information for US students

If you are a student from the United States, please check the US Department of Education Lookup Tool to ensure that any partner institution you wish to attend on Exchange is Title IV ‘eligible’ forFederal Student Aid for the year in which you intend to study there. For institutions outside of the US, select “Foreign Country” from the “State” dropdown menu.

If you attend an eligible institution, then you may receive Title IV federal student loans while on Exchange.

If you attend an ineligible institution:

  • You will not be eligible for US federal student loans,
  • You may invalidate any US student aid you have previously received for your studies at UBC,
  • You may be required to immediately begin repaying your US student loans, and
  • You may not be eligible for any future US student aid for the remainder of your studies at UBC.

Additional fees

Program fees include housing and a variety of other services: see the program website.

Important information about health and travel insurance for fee paying (study abroad) students

  • Students participating in a Study Abroad (fee paying) experience with Go Global for Full Year or Term 1 will not be assessed any student fees, and thus will not be eligible or automatically charged for the AMS/GSS Health and Dental Plan
  • Therefore students will be required to seek independent insurance
  • Students starting in Term 2 or participating in summer opportunities are covered by the Plan if they paid for it in September and have not opted out as it runs for a full year (Sept 1 – Aug 31)
Housing

Types of accommodation available

Off-campusOn-campus

Housing notes

Students are offered housing as part of the CLM package, or they can choose to find their own housing.

CLM Accommodations at Granada

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