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Alcala, Spain with CIEE

University of Alcalá

Program Type

Travel and study with students from U.S. institutions with the option to study with some local students.Third-party provider agreement through the Council for International Education and Exchange (CIEE), facilitated by Duquesne University’s OIP.


Business Spanish, economics, history, linguistics, marketing, social science, Spanish culture, Spanish history, Spanish language, humanities.

Language of Instruction

Spanish - Students are required to have a 3.0 GPA in most recent Spanish class;

  • Fall applicants must have a minimum of 4 semesters of college-level Spanish or equivalent.
  • Spring applicants must have a minimum of 5 semesters of college-level Spanish or equivalent.

Academic Calendar

Fall Semester: late August or early September to mid-December

Spring Semester: early January - late April

Housing and Meals

  • Local host family - enjoy your meals at your place of residence.
  • University residence - room with other Spanish or international students; receive a meal stipend for meals in University-run facilities or prepare your own.

Services Provided

  • A native Spanish Resident Director is located in Alcalá to assist students with academic, administrative, and day-to-day matters.
  • Orientation is conducted each semester to help students settle into their new environment.
  • Students enrolled at the University of Alcalá are also able to participate in various university sports teams and other student activities sponsored by CIEE, the Institute, and the University.
  • Diverse excursion and activities program with trips to various historical parts of Spain.

Estimated Costs (Category I Program)

Tuition Program Tuition + Fees, billing through Duquesne
Study Abroad Fee $250
Airfare Current costs as per your arrangement
Housing/Meals $3,500
Personal Expenses $3,500

Scholarships available through CIEE.

For more info check out the CIEE program in Alcala.