CEA Study Abroad in Alicante, Spain

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Program Description

If sunny days, white sand beaches, café culture, and a city rich in art and history sound appealing, then study abroad with CEA in Alicante, Spain! You can immerse yourself in the Spanish language and culture and enjoy everything this quaint, relaxed coastal town has to offer. Nestled on Spain's stunning Costa Blanca, the small city of Alicante boasts a relaxing lifestyle, winding streets lined with tapas bars, and first-class educational opportunities at the University of Alicante (UA), CEA’s partner university. The modern and innovative university attracts more than 1,200 international students every year and is known for its striking and all-inclusive campus that boasts green wooded areas, a beautiful lake, a museum and art gallery, a 24-hour library, indoor and outdoor sports stadium, restaurants and three banks. With a total enrollment of 33,000 students, UA is one of Spain’s fastest growing universities.
Available programs include:
• Spanish Language & Integrated Studies
• Intensive Spanish Language
• Spanish Language & Culture
Whichever CEA study abroad adventure you choose, internships, service learning and volunteer opportunities are always available to enrich your experience!


It’s easy to immerse yourself in the Spanish culture and language in Alicante, and you’ll come away from the experience with a lifelong connection to the European culture and to your new friends from Spain and around the world. CEA's programs turn the city into your living classroom as you enjoy cultural activities such as visits to the port town of Campello, sprawling wine-making estates, and the island of Tabarca which was once a pirate refuge.
• Hone your Spanish skills while studying business management and Spanish culture in an international setting
• Take classes in English at the University of Alicante with local and international students
• Choose from a broad range of courses in areas such as Arts & Humanities, Architecture, Economics, Computer Sciences, Health Sciences, Engineering and Education
• Enjoy an active college life through sports programs, cultural exchanges and more
• Acquire and enhance your Spanish language skills and immerse in the local culture
• Gain hands-on international work experience through internships and field work
• Take the DELE exam, the official accreditation of degree of fluency in the Spanish language
• Take a ferry ride to the marine preserve on Tabarca Island; visit Calpe y el Penon de Ifach, a 1,089-foot-tall rock that protects Calpe Bay from pirates; stroll through the picturesque coastal town of Altea, and take trips to Valencia, Madrid and Granada with CEA

What`s Included

• Airport Reception
• Welcome & Orientation
• Tuition & Registration
• Alicante CEA Staff Support
• Housing
• Excursions to Valencia, Barcelona, Madrid, Granada and more
• Cultural Activities: short, fun tours all around Alicante (theatre, Flamenco guitar and percussion, improvisation and composition, photojournalism, creative photography), bullfighting, visit to Santa Barbara Castle and Alicante Archaeological Museum
• Social Activities: beach volleyball and soccer, university sports, music concerts, local plays, sailing, snorkeling, water sports
• Volunteer Opportunities: Help animals, the environment and children with cancer
• CEA Office Amenities: internet and WiFi, travel planning and advising, copying/faxing, student tutorials and meetings, local magazines and guides, mail pick-up, student lounge and cafe
• University Services: student ID card, student advising, computer labs with internet access, cafeteria, bookstore, library, campus health care facilities, sports/fitness center, student and sports societies, dining facilities, tutoring, post office, bank and ATM, library and reading room
• Transportation Pass
• Discounted gym membership, monthly raffles for flight tickets within Spain, Spanish wireless USB data card


Architecture, Biology, Botany, Computer Science / IT, Culture, Ecology, Economics, Engineering (Chemical), English Literature, Geography, Graphic Design, Health Sciences, Intensive Language, Law, Marketing, Ad., & PR, Mathematics, Nursing, Physics, Spanish, Spanish Literature, Urban & Regional Planning

Program Locations

Alicante, Spain

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Program Details

CEA Study Abroad
  • Spain: Alicante
School Term:
Fall, Spring, Summer
American, Canadian
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