6th International Staff Week - Spanish language course in Valladolid

Hosting Higher Education Institution:
University of Valladolid
Institution website:
Monday, 20 May, 2024 to Friday, 24 May, 2024
Registration fee:
330 euro
Maximum number of participants:
Deadline for applying:
Monday, 1 April, 2024
Accommodation not provided
Contact person details:
Isabel Paúl
Department of Spanish Courses - University of Valladolid

Email: coordinacion.espanol@centroidiomas.uva.es
Phone: +34 983 184 667

The course is aimed at teaching and administrative staff of higher education.

Dates: 20 - 24 May 2024

Leve of Spanish required: A2 / B1 / or B2

The objective of the course is both the improvement of the language competence and the common construction of knowledge, fostering an active role of the participants in learning.

The course will also address aspects of the Spain, such as its culture, gastronomy, higher education system, economy and customs. 

Dynamic and interactive classes, based on collaborative learning and focused on the practice of linguistic and sociocultural contents through conversation, group work and presentations that students make about their home universities.

The program includes: 18 hours of lecture (morning), coffee breaks, excursion to Segovia (World Heritage City, UNESCO), meetings with UVa staff, cultural visits (old city of Valladolid, National Museum of Sculpture and Contemporary Art Museum, tapas night and the tasting of typical Spanish gastronomy. Find the draft of the program at:  https://spanishinvalladolid.com/en/cursos/international-staff-week-spanish-language-course/

The University of Valladolid is one of the leading centers of higher education in Spain. It currently boasts over 26,000 students enrolled and it is involved in numerous international relations network and research centers. It is also one of the oldest public universities in the country and in the World, having been founded in 1241.

Valladolid (North-West Spain) is a medium size city (350,000 inhabitants), warm, safe and has a charming atmosphere.

Renowned as the birthplace of the Spanish language, the city of Valladolid has been home to such prominent historical characters as the navigator Christopher Columbus (dead in Valladolid in 1506) or the writer Miguel de Cervantes, who ended writing and published Don Quixote in 1605 while living in the city (by that time, capital of Spain).

Valladolid is nowadays a modern and safe city just 50 minutes from Madrid by high-speed train and well connected to the rest of the country thanks to its extensive network of buses and trains.

ONLINE REGISTRATOIN FORM: 5th International Week-Staff (Universidad de Valladolid)

We look forward to welcoming you in Valladolid next May 2023



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