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.
|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).