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Middlebury School in Spain: Córdoba
Cordoba, Spain (Abroad Opportunities Program)
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|Program Type:||3. Direct/External Programs||Language of Instruction:||Spanish|
|Abroad Opportunities:||Study Abroad||Minimum GPA:||2.7|
Perfecting Spanish competency through guided language immersion and facilitated
social and cultural integration is what motivates students at the School in Spain. Well
in advance of leaving the U.S., students are encouraged to reflect upon how they want
to achieve their goals while in Spain; once in Spain, students work with staff to find
ways of integrating into the Spanish language and culture by exploring their own
As an historic site where Islam, Christianity, and Judaism coexisted peacefully, the city is home to several legendary buildings, including the world's third-largest mosque, la Mezquita, the Palace of the Jewish Kings, and the ruins of the old Roman temple. Today, Córdoba, is a bustling city with a cultural life that rivals Madrid. Its amazing and diverse restaurants, sidewalk cafes, active nightlife, and large student population all make for an ideal location to experience modern Spain.
The Universidad de Córdoba, Middlebury's host institution, has three campuses that house several different academic departments, with particular strengths in art history, psychology, history, religion, biology, and philology. Its central campus is located in the historic and picturesque heart of Córdoba, blending modern architecure with the ancient city walls.