Founded in 1990, Universidad de Vigo is an innovative and modern public higher education institution, committed to the principles of equality, solidarity, democracy and liberty. It is especially well known for its academic excellence in the fields of science and technology. The university has three campuses located throughout Spain’s autonomous region of Galicia. Universidad de Vigo is a bilingual institution with Castellano (Spanish) and Gallego as the two official languages. 

Vigo is the university’s flagship campus, housing the main administrative building as well as the central library and international office. Vigo has historically been an important seaport and fishing is one of the city’s main industries. The region also boasts beautiful beaches and delicious seafood. 

Students will improve their Spanish through a combination of classroom instruction, cultural activities and excursions. Cultural activities and excursions include a city tour, a visit to a local winery, learning about mussel cultivation, a workshop on Galician food and a weekend trip to the Cies Islands. 

Students will also be introduced to the practice of teaching English as a foreign language, and will put these skills into practice as a language teaching assistant at local schools or language centers. 

Program Website

Course Description

There are three components of this 6 week program which will award a total of 12 ECTS. For a detailed description of the program, excursions and calendar, click here

1. Spanish Language & Culture – Spanish language courses taught by the Language Center at the Universidade de Vigo. There are three levels of instruction: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced.

2. Introduction to Teaching Methodologies– an introductory course taught in English covering basic teaching techniques for foreign language instruction.

3. Teaching Practicum – experience working at local schools as language assistants delivering English lessons including speaking, pronunciation and culture.

Spanish classes, cultural activities, excursions and teaching assistantship all count toward students’ total credit hours.

Website for Course Availability

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Universidad de Vigo

The Universidad de Vigo offers a great variety of degrees and diplomas to around 23,000 students. The emphasis is primarily on science, technology, social science and law, but there are...

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Academics

Undergraduate
(in Spanish)

Fields of Study

  • Education Recommended!

    Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures Recommended!

    Spanish Language and Literature

  • Language and Culture

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
    *accepts lower GPA with explanation
  • LPR Writing Score: A1 - Novice High
  • LPR Reading Score: A1 - Novice High
  • LPR Listening Score: A1 - Novice High
  • LPR Speaking Score: A1 - Novice High

Other Academic Conditions

The Spanish language course will be offered at different levels. Students will be placed in the appropriate level after completing a placement test and a Skype interview prior to arrival. The host instiution ulitmately determines your proficiency level and course eligibility upon arrival.

This program is not appropriate for absolute beginner Spanish learners. Students should have taken at least 2 prior semesters of Spanish and/or be at the A1 level. 

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