Semester in Seville Program

The Semester in Seville, Spain, is an exciting way for students to be immersed in Spanish language and culture. All levels of Spanish fluency, from beginning to advanced, will benefit from the time spent with the host family and surrounding Sevillianos. Travel opportunities in Spain include Barcelona, Madrid, Toledo, and Granada. Also within short flight distance are many historical cities in Europe and northern Africa. Students can earn a possible 16 semester hours of credit. For more information, check out the Semester in Spain website. The program is required for majors in Spanish.


General Information

Requirements: minimum GPA of 2.5 and good standing at school. Sophomore or higher encouraged. Spanish proficiency encouraged.

Costs: $16,000 plus airfare and transportation in Seville; 100% of JBU institutional aid applicable

Housing: Homestays with local Spanish families



16 hours (recommended during the fall semester of the junior year)

LSS 3114 Spanish History and Civilization

LSS 3514 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition

Two of the following:

LSS 3044 Spanish Short Story

LSS 3064 History of Spanish Art

LSS 3554 Spanish Literature I

LSS 3564 Spanish Literature II

Other Seville courses may be substituted only upon approval of the Department of Language Studies


How to Apply:

1. Read the JBU International Travel Policy, which lists the forms and documentation needed to study abroad and provides a general overview of payment methods.
2. Complete the Undergraduate International Studies Application Packet.
3. Return the application and all documentation to International Programs Office.

4. Apply on the Semester in Spain website (scroll down to the bottom right of the page for a PDF of the application). Please note the deadlines listed below.

The studies team leaders review all applications and will communicate with applicants accordingly.

Application deadlines are: Summer - March 31; Fall - April 20; Spring - October 20. - See more at:
Application deadlines are: Summer - March 31; Fall - April 20; Spring - October 20. - See more at:


International Programs Application

Fall: February 1st
Spring: October 1st

Semester in Seville Application

Fall: April 20th

Spring: October 20th


Application deadlines are: Summer - March 31; Fall - April 20; Spring - October 20 - See more at:

For More Information, contact:

Melissa Stevenson
International Education Coordinator
John Brown University