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Gavilan Spanish Seville Summer Program

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Seville, June 2017

Join the Gavilan Spanish language program at the Giralda Center in Seville, Spain. Earn up to 5 units.
Classes offered at different levels, from beginner to advanced. Classroom instruction plus local immersion in the Spanish language. Visit cultural centers. Live with a host family and enjoy hospitality, family meals, language practice, and exposure to the life and culture of Spain. Take excursions to Córdoba and Granada.
Seville, the capital of Flamenco music and dance,  enjoys an intense cultural life, with the celebration of numerous festivals and cultural events throughout the year...

Click on the picture for a short video tour of the city

Essential information

Contact Numbers
Address, Fax, Phone for school & students

Lodging Details - TBD
Host family name, address, phone, map

Course Requirements
Class Syllabus, Take-home test, Reading material


¿Questions?  --  we've got answers!

  Orientation meeting 
Saturday, Mar 11 2017, in HU 105 at 09:30 am

bulletCost: $1500.00 (approx., dependent on Euro exchange rate), plus airfare, plus College fees
see Program Details below
bulletWhere do I sign up? Reserve a spot with a deposit, submit your application -
see Program Details below
bulletCan anyone go? Yes, the program is open to all.
bulletI've been out of school for 30 years... No problem, this is a very supportive environment, with small informal classes and individual attention.
bulletWhat if I'm not a student at Gavilan? No problem, it is very easy to register for Gavilan classes, just a few simple forms.
bulletDo I have to take the Gavilan College Placement Test? Generally  no, just register (the test is required for current High School Students - read about the details here).
bulletDo I need high school or college transcripts? Generally no, unless you are currently attending High School - read about the details here.
bulletCan I take my young son/daughter along? Yes, minors can participate in the program as long as they are accompanied by an adult. Contact Albert Marqués for other arrangements, such as daycare, family lodging, etc.

Contact: Albert Marqués, 408 848-4794, email:


Program Details


June 5 - June 30, 2017
Fees $1500 lodging, plus College fees, plus Flight
(price approx., dependent on Euro exchange rate)
Sign up Reserve a spot with a $200.00 non-refundable deposit
Payment in full due May 2017;
Fill out the application forms and waivers here
Included Accommodations with a Spanish host family
Two meals per day
Language classes at the Giralda Center Spanish House
Class materials
Medical Insurance
Not Included Roundtrip air and ground transportation from the US to Seville
US airport/customs fees and departure taxes
Gavilan College tuition and fees
$46 per Unit, plus $19 Gavilan College Fee
Flights Students book their own flights
Living Arrangements Students live with local families in their homes
Accommodations are double occupancy
Two daily meals are included
Host family name, address, phone, map - TBD
Classes 5 hours daily (2 hours grammar, 2 hours conversation, 1 hour culture)
The culture sessions may be combined with Flamenco lessons
Free School Activities Welcome party, Farewell Party
Theater workshop, Spanish movies
Discussion sessions about current events
Information sessions preceding all activities and excursions
Optional Weekend Excursions Affordable weekend excursions to famous and historical cities outside of Seville will be posted at the school. Students may sign up and join others from around the world on these exiting trips


... pictures ... pictures ... pictures ...
click here for the 2009 , 2011 or 2013 slide shows

Click on the images below to learn more about Seville and the Giralda Center.


Ven a Sevilla - Come to Seville

Check out these short videos

Sevilla, capital del flamenco  


Giralda Center

Sevilla Info



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