Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Valencia, Spain
- Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
- Homepage: Click to visit
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Students must be in good academic and disciplinary standing with the university to study abroad. When reviewing applications for approval, disciplinary records will be taken into consideration and students must be cleared by the Dean’s office to study abroad. Students on conduct probation will not be able to study abroad if they are on conduct probation that does not expire prior to the start date of the semester abroad program.
Richmond is an affiliate partner with the UVA-Valencia program. This program is considered a UR semester abroad program. For more information, please see UVA's Hispanic Studies website.
The UVA program offers courses primarily in Spanish language, literature, culture, art history courses.
LALIS majors are required to take the course organized by UVA at the University of Valencia.
Students who have completed 300 level language courses (or equivalent) from LALIS prior to going abroad may not transfer the following courses listed below for LALIS or towards graduation as these are considered repeat courses.
• Cultural Conversations
• Grammar & Composition I
Grammar & Composition II
• Spanish for Medical Professionals
• Conversation Cinema-Spain
• Business Spanish
For further information about criteria for transfer credit for LALIS, please visit http://lalis.richmond.edu/study-abroad/index.html
Credit - Unit Conversion
Semester hours from UVA will be converted using the formula: Semester hours/3.5, round up to nearest tenth of a unit. A 3-semester credit course at UVA will be transferred back to Richmond as .9 units. Richmond students will normally take 5 courses while on the UVA-Valencia program.
Unless specified, all courses will be offered both semesters. Course offerings are subject to the number of students registered.
Courses are graded using the US scale of A-F. Credits
are transferred for grade of "C" and above only.
Students live with Spanish host families, located close to the University. In most cases, students will have one roommate from the UVA Valencia program.
Richmond tuition is charged for this program. Housing is paid directly to UVA. Click for Dates and Cost for UVA-Valencia for details.
Passports are required with the visa application. Students are advised to apply early for the Spanish student visa. As visa regulations change frequently, it is recommended that students call the consulate for the latest information on fees, procedures and required documentation. Students may be required to submit the visa application in person at the consulate with jurisdiction over student's permanent residence. For more information, please see Spanish consulate web page.
For more information
Contact Michele Cox, Office of International Education. Direct telephone: 804-289-8838