Dorm/Student Residence, Homestay, Own Arrangements
Agribusiness, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Business Administration, Child and Family Development - Early Childhood Education, Computer Engineering, Early Childhood Education, Economics, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Food Science, International Affairs, Kinesiology, Mechanical Engineering, Political Science, Political Science and International Affairs, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish
UGA Exchange, Universidad Publica de Navarra (UPNA)
The Public University of Navarre (UPNA), an International Campus of Excellence, is a young academic institution that heads the list of Spanish universities in terms of teaching quality and the capacity to attract new students. With an international vocation and a strong commitment to teaching, the University, which has campuses in Pamplona and Tudela, and possesses outstanding facilities and services, provides the local region with human, technological and entrepreneurial capital, and its socioeconomic impact is extremely positive. Out of the classroom, a wide range of events and cultural activities fill the university agenda. Courses (Art and creation lab, short filmmaking, sessions with the Navarrese Symphony orchestra, etc.), film seasons, drama, music, exhibitions and initiatives to support creativity (prizes, long-standing music groups, choir, drama, etc.).
Navarra is located on the French border in the north of the Iberian Peninsula. Its long history has left it with a truly rich cultural and artistic heritage, including the Way of St James. It is also home to areas of outstanding natural beauty, very diverse landscapes spreading over its three distinct climate zones. Navarre heads the list of Spanish regions in terms of standard of living. Pamplona, the capital of Navarre, is a very safe, well communicated, welcoming city with a population of 200,000 and excellent services. Its numerous parks and gardens make it one of Europe’s greenest cities.
Ms. Colleen Larson
Education Abroad Advisor
Office of International Education
International Education Building
1324 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602
Ms. Amanda Stephens
Associate Director of Student Engagement
CAES Office of Academic Affairs
317 Hoke Smith
Athens, Georgia 30602
Language of Instruction: Spanish and English. Courses taught in English include School of Economics and Business and several other faculties. Additional curriculum of courses available taught in Spanish.
Free intensive course on arrival: As exchange student you have the possibility to do an intensive course of Spanish, free and during the week prior to begin the semester. To join it, send an e-mail before August 15 for the first semester and before January 10 for the 2nd semester to firstname.lastname@example.org. More info
Spanish Bridge Course. The Language Center provides the opportunity to enroll in a 3 weeks intensive Spanish course before the start of each semester (and before one week intensive course). The course fee includes accommodation. More info
Semester courses in Spanish. During your period in UPNA, you can also improve your Spanish as well as through semester courses offered by the Language Center along both semester; you also can enroll more comprehensive spanish courses at a reduced price. More info More information: Spanish Language Courses
2.- Courses on language , culture and society. There are some regular courses (taught in Spanish) on language, culture and society that might interest you to improve your knowledge of Spanish. This courses are taught in the framework of Bachelor programs and are free of charge as they can be part of the learning agreement. For more information see catalogue.
Minimum 2.5 GPA
UGA student in good academic standing
No language requirement for those taking courses in English
Min. SPAN 3010 for those seeking to take courses taught in Spanish
For students taking the intensive course of Spanish
August 31 2016
January 25 2017
September 2 to 8
January 27 to February 2
For students not taking the intensive course of Spanish
January 31 2017
For all students
September 8 to January 20
February 2 to June 6
Christmas: December 24 to January 8
NOTE: *Fall semester UGA exchange
students can depart UPNA following the end
of term in December; Where necessary, Fall
Exams can be supervised at UGA or may make arrangements for alternate assignments.
Scholarship Opportunity: As part of the Erasmus+ Initiative at UPNA, up to 4 UGA students/year may be eligible to receive funding to assist with travel and living expenses: 820 € for travel, 800 €/ month for no more than 5 months per student. Nominations for the scholarship will be made by UGA. Priority may be given to Agricultural and Environmental Economics students, but the Erasmus+ scholarship can be awarded to students of any major. Final awards will be coordinated at UPNA.
Abigail Marie Pierce, Spring 2017 Participant
The Spain exchange program allowed me to experience a unique area of Spain. The individuals I met while abroad along with the experiences I had will forever shape how I see and interact with the world around me.