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Fact Sheet:
Type of Program:
Exchange Minimum Language Requirement: 1 or more courses at 3000 level or equivalent for non-English taught courses
Housing:
Home-stay, Student housing
Language of Instruction:
English, Spanish
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Exchange Type:
Basic
Class Standing: 2nd Semester Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Program Description:
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Study for a Semester in Spain!

Institution

The Universidad Europea de Valencia is an institution aimed at providing value to society by dynamically and actively contributing to its progress. True to its innovative vocation, the European University of Valencia promotes research that can be applied to and is useful for participating members of society. The university sustains its activity upon the empowerment of the individual and boasts an international educational model that is connected to professional, high quality academics across the world.

Location

Valencia, the third largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona, is an urban center with more than 800,000 residents. Its historic centre is one of the largest in Spain, spanning approximately 169 hectares. This heritage of ancient monuments, views, and cultural attractions makes Valencia’s historic centre one of the country's most popular tourist destinations.

The Valencia campus facilities are divided in two. The first campus is more urban and located in the heart of the city, opposite the Viveros Gardens. This campus’ location in close proximity to various business centers is the perfect place for students to develop into young professionals.

The second campus in Valencia is the University Hospital of Valencia. This campus’ 1,000 square meters of space is filled with the most innovative facilities and everything necessary to foster learning among students and teachers alike.

Academic Calendar

  • Academic Year: Early September to Late December
  • Spring Semester: Mid January to Mid June

Housing

The city of Valencia offers different options for student accommodation though Colegio Mayor la Concepción comes highly recommended by the Universidad Europea de Valencia. Colegio Mayor La Concepción has been specially designed to meet the needs of space, comfort and privacy for all students studying in Valencia.

Housing costs will not be billed through Appalachian State due to the varied options.  Students will submit their housing payment directly to UE or their housing provider. 

For more information about housing please visit the Universidad Europea de Valencia’s recommended accommodation web page.

Financial

Program Costs

Paid to Appalachian State
  Semester
Basic Exchange (App Tuition & Fees) based on your residency
1OIED Program Development Fee $200
HTH Worldwide Health Insurance $1.42/day
1The OIED Program Development Fee will be placed on students’ accounts upon acceptance by the Education Abroad Office. The fee payment confirms your spot and is non-refundable.

Estimated Additional Costs
  Fall Spring Academic Year
Airfare $1200 - $1800  $1200 - $1800 $1200 - $1800 
1Housing $2000 - $4800 $2400 - $4800 $4500 - $10,000
Housing Deposit (Refundable) $500 - $1500 $500 - $1500 $500 - $1500
2Meals $800 - $1500 $1000 - $2000 $1800 - $4000
3Personal Expenses $1200 - $2000 $1500 - $2400 $2700 - $4400
Books and Materials $200 - $400 $200 - $400 $400 - $800
Local Transportation $200 - $300 $250 - $450 $450 - $600
Visa (for US Citizens) $160 $160 $160
Travel to Consulate for Visa Appt $100 - $300 $100 - $300 $100 - $300
Passport $150 $150 $150
4Appalachian Student Health Insurance $1110 $1110 $2220
5Personal Travel and Spending $1200 - $2000   $2400 - $4000
1Students electing to stay in the UE Dormitory should budget for the higher end of the housing estimate.
2Students electing to stay in off-campus apartments should budget for the higher end of the meal estimate.
3Personal expenses includes but is not limited to: toiletries, cell phone, emergency funds, laundry, clothing, utilities, basic travel and entertainment, etc. 
4Students are encouraged to maintain a US based health insurance plan while abroad (to exempt out of AppState insurance students must follow the App exemption process - proving that they have insurance coverage for the entirety of the semester).
5Personal Travel and Spending amounts will vary by student and will be affected by how often a student goes out, travels, and the items they purchase.

Please note that non-billable costs are estimates only and will be affected by personal spending habits, currency fluctuations, etc. Prices listed in USD unless otherwise noted.

 

Students are encouraged to start planning for their study abroad program costs well in advance. Please use the Student Financial Planning Worksheet to help estimate your anticipated expenses and your anticipated financial resources.  When planning for estimated additional costs students are encouraged to research currency conversion rates. Please visit the UE website for additional information about living costs (under the Live in Spain section). To see a total of the estimated costs for this program please visit the program budget sheets: FallSpringAcademic Year.  

Financial Aid

The majority of financial aid and scholarships can apply to semester and year-long study abroad programs. For more information please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid web page.

Scholarships

OIED Scholarships
Each semester OIED offers a variety of different scholarship opportunities for students. Scholarship awards range from $250 to $2000. 

Benjamin A Gilman Scholarship
The Gilman Scholarship Program application is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.

Fund for Education Abroad
Applicants from groups underrepresented in study abroad and those destined for non-traditional locations are given preference, in an effort to make the demographics of U.S. undergraduates studying abroad reflect the rich diversity of the U.S. population.

For information about additional scholarships please visit our External Scholarships web page.

Academics

The European University of Valencia offers courses in English, Spanish, and English/Spanish.  To search all courses please visit the UE Valencia course search site.

All students are expected to maintain at least the equivalent of a full time course load according to Appalachian State and the host university while abroad (whichever is greater). Students participating on the UE Valencia program will be required to enroll in 24-30 ECTS credits per semester. For more information about study abroad enrollment policies, credit approval, and credit and grade conversions please visit the Academics section of our website.

How to Apply

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and some programs may fill up before the listed deadline. Each year applications for Fall, Spring, and Summer will open up on August 1st. Once open the deadline will be listed below and an Apply Now button will be available at the top and bottom of this page. Most applications will have a 2 part application process so students are encouraged to complete their OIED application well before the listed deadline.

For more information about deadlines and how to apply please visit our Guide Me web page.
 
 
$500 - $1500


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline OIED Approval Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2019 09/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.