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Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: Spanish Minimum Cumulative GPA: 2.75
Majors Best Served: Spanish, Spanish minor Housing Options: Homestay
For Credit: Yes Advisor Assignment: Kaileigh Jolliffe
Semester Available: Fall Study Abroad Category: Loyola Program
Visa Required: Yes Residence Permit Required: No
Program Description:
Alcala, Spain


The city of Alcalá de Henares is located 30 km northeast of Madrid on the Castilian Plateau. The city center remains predominately medieval with winding cobblestone streets and surrounding the city’s center square, Plaza de Cervantes. Alcala is best known as the birthplace of Miguel de Cervantes, author of the celebrated Don Quixote. The Universidad de Alcalá de Henares is considered one of the three best universities in Spain. Ignatius of Loyola studied at this university.

The fall and spring semesters offer very different opportunities for students to study in Alcalá. The fall semester program is open to Spanish majors and minors ONLY, while the spring semester program is available to non-Spanish majors/minors.

To read more about our program in Alcala, visit our webpage.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 12/05/2018 01/16/2019 TBA TBA