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Monday, September 17, 2012

Applications to the SIUE Sevilla Study Abroad Program 2013


If you are interested in applying to this program here are some things that you should know:

What do you need to submit before December 7, 2012?
Submit in person the following to Dr. Joaquin Florido-Berrocal in Peck Hall 2331

1. Travel Study Student Application Form
2. One to two page essay (typed and double spaced)  explaining the reasons why you wish to participate in the program to Seville and how you anticipate you will benefit academically and personally.
3. Copy of your unofficial SIUE transcript.

Here is a link to access the Travel Study Student Application Form.

 If you wish to contact me for any questions related to this travel study, feel free to contact me at

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

SIUE Study Abroad Program in Seville 2013

 Tentative Dates: May 24 - June 22, 2013

Courses: All participating students will take the same two courses and earn 6 credit hours at SIUE. One will be taught by SIUE’s Joaquin Florido Berrocal, Assistant Professor of Spanish (for which students will be assessed SIUE tuition) and the other taught by a CEA Global Campus Seville instructor (for which students will be assessed only the $75 study abroad fee).
The courses are:
SPAN 320 SPANISH CONVERSATION (3 credits-If you have taken this class at SIUE, it will be transferred as SPAN 491) - taught by Dr. Joaquin Florido Berrocal
"POPULAR CULTURE IN SPAIN/ANDALUCIA" - CEA Global Campus in Seville course (for which students will earn 3 credit hours in either SPAN 311 or SPAN 491 at SIUE).

Program Fee:     $3150 (10-14 students)-Now reduced to $1850 thanks to an EUE grant!
 $2950 (15+ students)

Program fee includes:
  • CEA course (Popular Culture in Spain/Andalusia)
  • Airport pickup at San Pablo Airport in Seville, orientation program and welcome reception
  • Housing in homestay accommodations including three meals per day with the family
  • 1 day-trip excursions to Jerez and Conil.
  • Overnight trip to Portimao, Portugal
  • Various cultural activities such as Flamenco show, Isla Magica Ausement Park, Bullfight, Bike Tour, Alcazar visit.
  • HTH Worldwide Insurance Plan.
·         Cell phone rental (outgoing calls paid by student)

Additional Costs Not Included in Program Fee:
  • 3 hours SIUE tuition for SIUE course taught by Dr. Florido: SPAN 320(assessed on Summer 2013 bursar bill)
  • $75 SIUE study abroad fee (assessed on Summer 2012 bursar bill)
  • Airfare to Seville, Spain (student will make their own flight arrangements)
  • Incidental expenses and personal spending
Priority Application Deadline: December 7, 2012 (Tentative)
Details about application will be publish soon at For additional information, please contact the faculty program leader: Dr. Joaquin Florido Berrocal,  Department of Foreign Languages and Literature PH 2331, 650-2991;