Valladolid, Spain

Program Overview

The University of Nebraska at Kearney offers the ability to undergo a six-week summer program in Valladolid, Spain. Students will attend the Universitas Castellae.




  • Universitas Castellae - Valladolid, Spain
  • Students will reside in cottages located near Park Lodge Hotel bed and breakfast near the village of Spiddal.


  • Application Deadline - Before Spring Break
  • Summer Semester: July - August

Cost: $3,984.50

  • Includes a pre-departure orientation, 6 hours tuition of UNK undergraduate resident tuition + fees, airport-pick up, lodging with a host family (two students per family), 3 meals a day provided by the homestay family, study abroad health insurance, and tour guide / transportation / lodging / admittance tickets for program related field trips to:

    • Salmanca
    • Segovia
  • Financial Aid
    • Summer study abroad scholarships are available for this program. Students are encouraged to contact the Office of Financial Aid at (308) 865-8520 or with further questions.
*Based on an estimate of 6 UNK undergraduate credit hours earned off-campus during the Summer 2018 semester at the Nebraska resident tuition rate. This amount will vary if you are a non-resident UNK student, if you decide to take more than 6 credits or an online courses while abroad.


Students will earn 12 credit hours while in Spain.

  • SPAN 275/375/or 475 - 3 credit hours
    SPAN 276/376/ or 476 - 3 credit hours
  • Tuition for the two courses (six credit hours), to be selected from:
    • Spanish Language and Composition (two levels)
    • Spanish Literature
    • History of Spain
    • Conversation (two levels)
    • Spanish Culture
  • *If the above credits have already been earned, alternate upper lever SPAN credit may be assigned.

Credit Transfer:

All students will register through the University of Nebraska at Kearney for a minimum of 12 credit hours (listed above). All students without a NUID, will be required to apply as a non-degree seeking student at UNK through the Office of Admissions (308.865.8702). Credits earned may be applied toward degree work at the students' home campus through the transfer process.




  • Before Spring Break
  • Registration for SPAN 275/375/or 475 and SPAN 276/376/or 476 must be made through MyBLUE by the first Friday of May.


  • Security Deposit of $400,
  • Application Fee of $250,
  • Application Contents as displayed in the 'Lopers-Abroad Portal'.

Security Deposit and Application Fee are non-refundable unless the program is canceled.


  • This program is open to all UNK students with a 2.5 GPA or higher.
  • Language Prerequisite: Must have successfully completed one year of Spanish at UNK or the equivalent.