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Universidad de Burgos
Burgos, Spain (NDSU Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Spring
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Deadlines: Click to view
Estimated Costs: Academic Year,
Spring
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: Spanish Program Type: Exchange
Language Prerequisite: 3 or more years of college level Minimum GPA: 2.5
Academic Level: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
About the Program:
Universidad de Burgos

Spain - Burgos Castle

The Universidad de Burgos is a relatively new university, although it was previously an important "colegio universitario" affiliated with the Universidad de Valladolid. It currently has about 11,000 students and is divided into two campuses, the Campus on the river Vena, site of the Higher Polytechnic School, and the Campus of San Amaro (Hospital del Rey) which is home to the rest of the faculties and installations.
 

About Burgos, Spain

Are you ready to take your Spanish to the next level?

At the University of Burgos, in the northern Castilian area of Spain known as the land of castles, you will have the opportunity to attend classes side-by-side with University of Burgos students.  Burgos, capital of the province of the same name, is a medium-sized city located halfway between Madrid and the French border. The cradle of Castilla and the setting of many heroic events in the Middle Ages, the city and province of Burgos have countless national monuments--castles, monasteries, palaces, churches--that testify to the past greatness of the area. El Cid and Fernan Gonzalez, two Castilian heroes, were both from Burgos. The area enjoys pleasant temperatures in the summer and fall months, much cooler than those of southern or central Spain.

Click here for view of campus and surrounding area.

  • Academics

    The University of Burgos currently has almost 10,000 students studying at 5 centers: the Science Faculties, the Faculty of Economics and Business Studies, the Faculty of Humanities and Education, the Faculty of Law, and the Higher Polytechnic School, as well as at three associated schools, the School of Nursing, the School of Labor Relations and the School of Tourism. It currently offers over 30 different undergraduate degrees and, in addition, over 20 PhD Programs, as well as several Official Masters and other graduate courses.

    Notes about the Language of Instruction
    First and foremost, our courses are intended to enable students to learn our language while immersed in a linguistic experience, not only in the classroom, but also in the their daily life alongside the people of Burgos, appreciating our history and our monuments, savoring our famous gastronomic delights and warming to our welcome and our noble-minded nature.

    The University of Burgos has adapted its levels to the common European Framework of Reference for Languages and offers all levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2. Each student's level is determined by an entry test that may be taken over the internet before the start of the course.

    Tips for Researching Courses
    Information on majors and courses is available on the Course Catalogue.

  • Dates

    TERM Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul
    Year                                                
    Fall                                                
    Spring                                                
     
    KEY Estimated Program Dates Variable Program End Variable Program Dates
     
    • 2014 Fall Semester: September 15, 2014,  to February 13, 2015
    • 2014 Spring Semester: February 18 to July 10, 2015

    The dates are subject to change so see the calendar page for up-to-date dates for the program.
  • Costs

    The cost for this NDSU exchange program is the same tuition and fees as the term at NDSU. You are responsible for the additional costs for the application and course fees, airfare, housing and other living expenses. Estimated costs for the program can be accessed at the top of this page by clicking on the appropriate term or using the links below.

    » Spring Costs

    Financial aid and scholarships can be applied toward the costs for this program. See the financial aid and scholarships page for more information.

  • Details

    More information about the following topics is available on the homepage for Universidad de Burgos:

    » Accomodations
    » Cost of living
    » Special opportunities

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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2015-2016 03/01/2015 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** This program follows a rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.