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*J-Term Uruguay | Intensive Spanish and Culture in Uruguay (HISP 201, 202, 301, 403) C
Montevideo, Uruguay; Rocha, Uruguay (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: J-Term
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Restrictions: PLU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Housing Option: Homestay Minimum GPA: 2.0
Program Type: Faculty-Led Language of Instruction: Spanish
Language Prerequisite:
2 semesters Class Eligibility: 1.First-Year, 2.Sophomore, 3.Junior, 4.Senior
Academic Area: Hispanic Studies Language Courses Offered: Yes
Credit Type:
Department Credit, Elective, General Education (C) Program Advisor: Megan Grover
Eligible to Non-PLU Students: No Faculty Leader(s): Dr. Giovanna Urdangarain
PLU Global Scholar Award eligible?:
Yes Program may include: Service Learning/Volunteer
Program Description:
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Program Overview:
Students will be immersed in an experience that links language study with learning about Uruguayan society, preparing students to meet the Hispanic Studies Program learning outcomes. The course also seeks to expand students' knowledge about the Hispanic world, first by exposing students to the variety of Spanish spoken in the Río de la Plata region and second, by providing students with the opportunity to attend lectures on Uruguayan literature and history by local writers and professors. Additionally, the experience of a home-stay and structured experiential learning opportunities will allow students to become familiar with Uruguayan contemporary social struggles as well as with its progressive agenda in terms of gender-related legislation. Finally, by participating in excursions outside the capital students will learn of Uruguay's unique historical past and present. 

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Tentative Program Dates:
January 3-31, 2018

Final Program Fee:

Cost Includes:
  • Round-trip airfare
  • Lodging
  • Program-related ground transportation
  • Some meals
  • All entry fees to sites required for class and group excursions
  • International emergency medical insurance
Not included in the Itinerary:
  • Trip cancellation insurance
  • Meals not included in the itinerary
  • Cost of individual recreation
  • Laundry and personal expenses
  • Telephone/Internet charges

Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
This program is currently not accepting applications.