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  • Locations: Barcelona, Spain; Madrid, Spain
  • Program Terms: Summer I
  • Budget Sheets: Summer I
Fact Sheet:
Type of Program:
Faculty-led
Language of Instruction:
English
Minimum GPA:
2.5 or by Professor Permission Faculty-Led Program Status: Available
College: College of Fine & Applied Arts Credits: 6 credits
Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Program Description:
SpainART

Program Description

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SUMMER 2020. SEE HOW TO APPLY TAB FOR MORE INFORMATION.

In this program, we will travel in Spain visiting two major cities Madrid and Barcelona. Two studio courses (6 credits) will occur over the 21 days program. Two pre-travel classes in the spring will cover necessary language skills, studio course projects, provide a more detail schedule of events and cover all travel questions.
 
During this program, we will attend historic architectural sites, museums, cultural sites, visit artist studios, and attend Metáfora: Studio Arts Barcelona for a two-week Intensive studio experience. The Metáfora will offer all students their own studio spaces and instruction from regional artists. It provides total immersion in art and culture and an exhibition of works at the end of the program.
 
Visual journaling, drawing, and photograph will be mean to capture, explore, and to give voice to the experiences of the trip. Daily assignments will help to provide perspective on the cultural aspects of travel. Shared research and a reflection paper will contextualize, expand one’s knowledge, give the student with a frame of reference for determining how these traditions can be a source of inspiration or point of departure.  

Course

Choose one of the following from each group: 

ART 3530-145 – Spain–Ceramic Tile – 3 credits or
ART 2016-145 – Spain: Ceramic Tile – 3 credits (no experience needed)
                             and
ART 3531-145 – Spain–Visual Journaling – 3 credits or
ART 2016-145 – Spain: Visual Journaling – 3 credits (no experience needed)
 

Program Cost

All students are strongly urged to attend a Faculty-led Study Abroad Financial Workshop prior to submitting the signed application to OIED. These workshops are held throughout the semester. We will answer your questions about program payment schedule, cancellation policy, financial aid and other funding sources, financial planning, and other related topics. ALL IN-PERSON WORKSHOPS WILL BE HELD IN THE PLEMMONS STUDENT UNION. Online and evening workshops are available on (TBD). For workshop dates and to register for a workshop, please click here.

Paid to Appalachian State
  6 credits
App Tuition & Fees1 Student Accounts
Program Cost2 $4,761.70
1Tuition and fees for summer programs can be found at this link. After selecting the appropriate summer tuition and fees cost sheet scroll down to "Study Abroad Rates". Please note that summer tuition and fees are updated during the spring semester.
2Program Cost includes airfare, in-country program transportation, lodging, international health and evacuation insurance, program events, several group meals, and OIED/CCS administrative fee.


Estimated Additional Costs
  Summer
Additional Meals $300-400
Personal Expenses1 $200-300
Visa2 $0
Passport $150
1Personal expenses includes but is not limited to: toiletries, cell phone, emergency funds, laundry, clothing, utilities, basic travel, and entertainment, etc. 
2Some non-US citizens may need to apply for a visa prior to entering Spain. 

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. To see a total of the estimated costs for this program please visit the program budget sheet.

Payment Schedule
  Amount Deadline
Deposit $300 Submit with application
1st Payment $1,487.23 01/31/20
2nd Payment $1,487.23 02/28/20
Final Payment $1,487.24 03/31/20

Appalachian reserves the right to cancel or alter the program format or to change costs in case of conditions beyond the university's control.  Further details about Appalachian's withdrawal policy can be found at this link.

Financial Aid

If you plan to use any form of financial aid (loans, grants, scholarships) to participate in a short-term, faculty-led education abroad program, we strongly recommend that you take the following steps before applying to the program:
  1. Complete your FAFSA for the academic year in which the program is offered. Please be mindful of Financial Aid deadlines!
  2. Visit the Office of Financial Aid's website at http://financialaid.appstate.edu/study-abroad. Read all the information carefully and print the Study Abroad Agreement Form for the appropriate term that you are requesting an increase in financial aid due to studying abroad.
  3. Go to the Office of Financial Aid on the second floor of the JET Building to discuss your financial aid eligibility with Kim Overcash or Laura Sullivan PRIOR to applying to the program.

Dates

Program Itinerary

The international component of this course will run from 5/26/20 to 6/15/20.

Pre-Program Meetings

Dates and times TBD.

 

Program Leaders

Lisa Stinson
Department of Art
stinsonlm@appstate.edu
 

How to Apply

  1. CONTACT THE FACULTY DIRECTOR TO DISCUSS THE PROGRAM
  2. SUBMIT YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION
    • Log in to AppalNET/Banner Self-Service and click on the Student tab.
      Scroll down and click on the “Faculty-Led Study Abroad Application Packet.”
      Select your program from the drop-down menu.
      Fill out, save, and submit the online application
  3. PRINT, SIGN, AND DATE THE PAPER APPLICATION FORM
  4. PAY THE NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT
    • Option 1: pay in person at the Office of Student Accounts, John E. Thomas building, room 215. Cash, checks, money orders, debit cards are accepted. Credit cards are not accepted.
      Option 2: pay online:
      • AppalNet > Student tab > Student Accounts > Billing and Payment Center by TouchNet.
      • Click on “make payment” button, then select “pay by line item.”
      • Select “OIED Faculty-led Deposit” and enter the deposit payment amount.
      • Online payments can be made by eCheck (no fees assessed) or debit/credit cards (a non-refundable 2.75% convenience fee will be charged).
  5. SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO OIED
    • Your application is not complete until you turn in the originally signed application and proof of deposit payment to the Office of International Education and Development (OIED), Plemmons Student Union, suite 321.
    •  

IMPORTANT NOTE:
You will NOT be enrolled in the program until you have completed all 5 steps above.

All students are strongly urged to attend a Faculty-led Study Abroad Financial Workshop prior to submitting the signed application to OIED. These workshops are held throughout the semester. We will answer your questions about program payment schedule, cancellation policy, financial aid and other funding sources, financial planning, and other related topics. ALL IN-PERSON WORKSHOPS WILL BE HELD IN THE PLEMMONS STUDENT UNION. Online and evening workshops are available on (TBD). For workshop dates and to register for a workshop, please click here.

 

You are strongly encouraged to share the information contained in the Faculty-led Education Abroad Program Online Student Application Form with your family and loved ones (including the Student Handbook), before submitting your application.

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION:

Programs are open until full. If a program is full, the Faculty-led Education Abroad Program Online Student Application Form for that program will be deactivated and you will no longer be able to apply. The application deadline is March 15, 2020 but applications are accepted on a rolling basis so students are encouraged to apply early.

Appalachian reserves the right to cancel or alter the program format or to change costs in case of conditions beyond the university's control.



Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.