International Studies Abroad ®est. 1987

Semester / Trimester

Computer Science, Design & Innovation, Business, and Spanish Language -Universidad de Deusto - Bilbao

This program offers interdisciplinary courses in design and technology, and engineering while also allowing students to explore Spanish and Basque culture and language. Courses in the fields of computer science, business, and engineering are available in English while language and culture courses are available in Spanish for all language levels. Classes such as Spanish through Gastronomy, Sports Management: European Football, and Basque Culture & Language take advantage of Bilbao's unique geography and culture to generate tangible interaction with course material.

Students with an Advanced language level can also enroll in an optional internship or Service-Learning course. Internships are available in the fields of business, engineering, and education and allow students to learn more about local institutions while gaining professional experience. Please note that internships are subject to an additional fee of $250. In the Service-Learning course, students will explore themes in social justice through community service. This is a great option for students who hope to give back to the host community while engaging more deeply with local culture.

All courses in this program are taught at the Universidad de Deusto's beautiful and centrally-located Bilbao campus, right across the river from the famous Guggenheim museum. Most courses on this program are held with other international students, though ISA students also have the option to enroll in one additional class with local students after arriving on-site.

Program Highlights:
  • Urban campus across from the Guggenheim Museum
  • Business and Engineering courses instructed in English
  • Internship courses in Business, Education or Engineering (additional $250)
  • Service Learning course
  • Option to enroll in one course with locals, aside from the Engineering courses offered
Gap Year students are also eligible for this program. For more information, click here.

Please note that a student visa is required for programs over 90 days. Please reference the Student Visa & Embassy page for more information. Applying for a visa could require out of state travel.

Eligibility

Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.75.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

Course Information

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.

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