Join us for a unique six-week program focused on Spanish for the Health Professions. The program is designed for students interested in pursuing a career in medicine or health-related professions. It takes place in Pamplona, Spain and our host is the “Instituto de Lenguas y Comunicación Extranjeras” (ILCE) at the University of Navarra. You will complete a total of 6 credit hours. We offer SPAN 322 taught by a Rice faculty leader; this course counts for D1 distribution, and also as a Medical Humanities major elective. You will also take SPAN 324 at the UNAV - “School of Medicine” with two if its faculty members. This is an exclusive experiential learning of basic medical skills course taken at the Universidad de Navarra – “Faculty of Medicine Simulation Center.” You will also have time to explore beautiful northern Spain including cities like Bilbao and San Sebastián and enjoy its fine culinary tradition.
As we continue to monitor the health and safety issues related to COVID 19, please be aware that program details are subject to change. We will keep you informed of any changes.
|Prerequisites||SPAN 321 or placement into SPAN 322|
|Program Dates||Mid May - June, 2023|
|Courses||SPAN 322 and SPAN 324|
|Applications Open||December 2022|
|Application Deadline||Late January, 2023|
See below for more important dates.
|Expense||Rice Students Pay|
|Airfare (estimated Houston - Pamplona)||$1,300|
|Personal Expenses (Non-program activities or outings, varies by individual, emergency cash)||$250 - $400|
|Sub-total||$1,600 - $1,750|
|Total||$7,600 - $7,750|
- 6 Rice credit hours
- Accommodation with a host family or in university dormitory for 6 weeks
- 2 meals per day (breakfast and dinner for 6 weeks)
- Local/regional excursions
- Language partners
- Community engagement
Some financial aid is available.
Learn about financial aid options at this link: Rice in Country Financial Aid
For more information consult with the Faculty Leader, Profe Thais Diaz Montalvo (email@example.com).