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  • 7th Annual International Short Story Contest

    Maybe you’ve been keeping a personal journal or blog, or you’ve wanted to write about your Spanish adventures and just haven’t been compelled enough to turn your thoughts into words? Here’s your golden opportunity to win...

  • A Taste of Pride

    Most recently, we had a group of USAC students put pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard) in a travel writing course in Madrid. Now we’re ready to dish out these appetizing entries for you to enjoy! The first one is written by Darwin Baluran...

  • Off the Beaten Path: Where to Get a Taste of Local Spanish Culture During Study Abroad

    Image Source When students come to the University Study Abroad Consortium looking to spend a semester overseas, we encourage them to avoid touristy places, both when it comes to selecting a city and once they are abroad. One of the most valuable...

  • Make Memories Along The Way – Bilbao, Spain

    As an avid viewer of the show The Amazing Race, I have always dreamt of traveling abroad and doing what plenty of people never have the chance to do. I have always been a shy guy and the opposite of a risk taker. I was a person people said would...

  • 6th Annual International Short Story Contest Now Accepting Submissions

    In collaboration with the University of the Basque Country (Universidad del País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea), USAC announces the Sixth Annual International Short Story Contest in memory of Dr. Félix Menchacatorre. All students currently...

  • There is Adventure to be Found, Even When Travel Plans Go Wrong

    Topic for Today: Keep Calm and Carry On Don’t Freak Out When Something Goes Wrong With Your Travel Plans. On Tuesday, my dad drove me to the airport and dropped me off promptly two hours before my departure time. I was supposed to meet with the...

  • Travel Through Spanish Culture and Civilization on USAC Madrid’s Field Study

    Every semester USAC Madrid offers a four-day, 1-credit, field study trip that explores a distinctive region of Spain. From discovering the very unique Basque Country to the rich history of Barcelona, each semester in Madrid offers something new. (To...

  • Fifth Annual International Short Story Contest Open for Submissions

    In collaboration with the University of the Basque Country (Universidad del País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea), USAC announces the fifth annual International Short Story Contest in memory of Dr. Félix Menchacatorre. All students currently...

  • The Findlays: A Family History within USAC

      The Uncle, David Findlay  Oñati Program 1974-75 Thirty eight years after my first wondrous morning walk through the narrow streets of Oñati, Spain, the year I spent studying abroad continues to impact my life. My view of the world and the scope of...

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Summer I or I & II: Apr. 1

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Fall or Year: June 15

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