Bilbao / Getxo, Spain

We lived was a suburb called Getxo. It was a 15 minute walk to the beach and a 25 minute metro ride every day to school. It was one of the most beautiful places I have ever been to and I am lucky I got to call it home.

Tyler Frazier
Central Washington University

Participant in Bilbao / Getxo, Spain


Program Calendars

Bilbao / Getxo, Spain | 2017 Summer Session II

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2016 Application Opens, Early Admission Period Begins
March 15, 2017 Early Admission Period Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
May 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
June 1 Balance Due Deadline
Cancellation Deadline (no refunds)
Program Dates
June 23, 2017 Departure from the US on optional group flight (if on optional tour/field study)
June 24 Arrival in Bilbao (if on group flight)
Santiago Tour/Field Study bus departure from Bilbao airport (time TBD)
June 24 - 29 Optional Santiago Tour/Field Study
June 29 Arrival in Bilbao
Move into housing (all students)
June 30 Mandatory orientation
July 3 Courses begin
TBD Field trip—Urdaibai and Province Bizkaia
July 20 Courses end
July 21 Final examinations
Program end date
July 22 Move out of housing (noon checkout)
Open return Students establish their own date of return

See Ready to Apply for additional information about the application process and Money Matters for more details regarding payment and cancellation deadlines.

USAC reserves the right to make adjustments to fees or deadlines at any time. If a program fills earlier than anticipated, USAC may move up the position hold payment deadline date to secure students’ placement in the program.

Occasionally dates need to be changed or field trips modified. Refer back to this calendar often for the most current dates.

Quick Details

2017-18 App. Cycle

Summer I (5 weeks): Open

Summer I & II (8 weeks): Open

Summer II (3 weeks): Open

Fall or Yearlong: Open

Spring: Open


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



U.S. Credit

Program Capacity

65 students


English | Spanish


APUNE--Associación de Programas Universitarios Norteamericanos en España