• Spain
    • Salamanca
Subject Areas
Arts Global Studies History Liberal Arts

Program Details

Program Type
Degree Level
Apartment Host Family


Starting Price
Price Details
Athena has many different time lengths to study abroad. Whether that be for a few weeks in the summer or for an entire semester, we work with students to help them find the best fit for them. Included in our prices are classes, excursions, accommodations, airport pick-up, 24-hour emergency line, online account management, health insurance, official transcript, and the student's contribution to a charity of their choice. Short term prices start at $4,890 for the summer session.
What's Included
Accommodation Activities Classes
What's Included (Extra)

Excursions, airport pick-up, 24-hour emergency line, online account management, health insurance, official transcript, and contribution to charity.

What's Not Included
Airfare Domestic Airfare Meals
Aug 08, 2019
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About Program

Salamanca is located about an 1 ½ hours north of Madrid which is easily accessible by bus or train! Salamanca is the ideal location for someone looking to master the Spanish language and be a part of a community filled with students from every corner of the globe!

Founded in 1218 by King Alfonso IX, the University of Salamanca was Spain’s first institution of higher learning. By 1254 it had received acknowledgment from Pope Alexander IV as being one of the four great world universities, along with the universities of Oxford, Paris and Bologna. . Some notable alumni of the Universidad de Salamanca are the Miguel de Cervantes, Hernan Cortez, and Christopher Columbus!

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  • Salamanca is truly a university city, with many college-aged students, you will be part of a lively, dynamic community of 165,000!
  • Salamanca provides you with the opportunity to live in the "University Town of Spain" where students study from every part of the globe.
  • Living in an authentic smaller Spanish town like Salamanca gives students the opportunity to experience the genuine Spanish culture that cannot be found in the larger cities like Madrid, and Barcelona.
  • If you're looking to learn the language, staying with a host family is the best way to go. Rooms are shared and housing includes full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner).
  • Salamanca is known for its festivals and traditions that students participate in every year since the founding of the University in 1218.

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