Valencia, Spain

Valencia is a great place to study because it is a city that is only as big as you make it. There are countless “in the wall” shops to explore that give Valencia a small-town feeling; although, if you love the hustle and bustle of a big city you can easily find that here as well.

Serina Parks
University of Iowa

Participant in Valencia, Spain


Program Calendars

Valencia, Spain | 2017 Spring

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2015 Early Admission Period Begins
September 1, 2016 Position Hold Refund Deadline | Regular Admission Period Begins
November 1 Application Deadline
Optional Tour/Field Study Deadline
December 1 Balance Due Deadline
December 26 Cancellation Deadline
Program Dates
January 2, 2017 Departure from US on optional group flight (if on optional tour/field study)
January 3 Arrival in Madrid (if on optional tour/field study)
January 3 - 7 Optional Madrid Tour/Field Study
January 7 Arrival in Valencia
Move into housing
January 8 Walking tour of Valencia
January 9 Mandatory orientation
January 10 Courses begin
January 14 Group activity—Parque Natural de la Albufera
February 11 Field trip—Xativa & wine cellar visit
March 16 - 19 Fallas festival
April 7 Field trip—Discovering the vegetable gardens of Valencia
April 13 - 24 Spring break
May 9 Courses end
May 10 - 11 Final examinations
May 12 Program end date
May 14 Last day to move out of program 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 (4 weeks): Late application may be possible - Contact USAC

Summer I & II (8 weeks): Late application may be possible - Contact USAC

Summer II (4 weeks): Open

Fall or Yearlong: Filling quickly

Spring: Open


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



U.S. Credit

Program Capacity

40 students


English | Spanish


APUNE--Associación de Programas Universitarios Norteamericanos en España