Participants should be able to travel and live independently, navigate bus and train transportation, extensive walking, and stairs.
- Auburn University students with at least junior standing.
- Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.25
- Successful candidates will demonstrate academic success, maturity and a desire to experience another culture.
- Intermediate level of Spanish recommended but not mandatory. Please note that taking an introductory Spanish course (FLSP 1010) before studying abroad will significantly enhance your exchange semester.
Fall 2019 (dates may alter slightly)
- 01 April 2019: Application deadline
- 25 Aug 2019: Expected arrival date in Pamplona (may arrive before)
- 27 Aug 2019: Orientation begins
- 03 Sept 2019: Date classes begin
- 30 Nov 2019: Date classes end
- 04 Dec – 21 Dec 2019: Exams
- 01 Oct 2019: Application deadline
- 05 Jan 2020: Expected arrival date in Pamplona (may arrive before)
- 08 Jan 2020: Date classes begin
- 30 April 2020: Date classes end
- 02 May-19 May 2020: exam period
Many courses are taught in English. Grades range from 0-10 (5=pass, 6-7 = Good, 8= Very Good, 9=Excellent, 10=Honors). Attendance is mandatory and participation can count 30% of the final grade. A course load is 30 ECTS per semester (2ECTS=1 US academic credit). Students should contact the Auburn Faculty Director or see the host institution’s website for current majors (course) and course (module) offerings.
Auburn students pay Auburn tuition and fees for a full time student equal to 12 hours (based on their residency status) for semester programs.The student will be enrolled in the Auburn Exchange Course (UNIV 3000) while abroad. Students will not pay tuition to the host university but may pay other fees and are also responsible for their meals, books, housing, and airfare. Auburn students will also pay for the International Emergency Travel Self Insurance for the duration of their program abroad.
University of Navarra advises students to budget approximately 400-720 euros per month to meet living expenses. Travel and social activities are not included in this amount and will be dependent on the student.
Estimated Student Budget: Navarra.Budget.2019.2020
Students typically live within walking distance from campus in shared flats or houses in the surrounding area called "Iturrama". It is typical for Auburn students to sublease from other university students who are on an exchange for the semester. For further information on housing availability and options visit accommodation information.
Pamplona, the capital of Navarra, has around 350,000 inhabitants. It is a city that blends modernity and tradition. A peaceful city with emblematic places, marked by the Festival of San Fermin and the Pilgrim's Way to Santiago. Calle Estafeta recreates the tension of the Encierro (Bull Run) and the Romanesque bridge of La Magdalena, at the foot of the city walls, is the first to welcome pilgrims to the city. More information about Pamplona and the Navarre region of Spain can be found at University of Navarra's website.
Independent excursions at your own cost – there are none included in the program. There are 6 international airports less than an hour distance from Pamplona. It is located about an hour and a half away from Candanchu where hiking and skiing are popular sports. One hour from the Cantabrian beaches.
There is a buddy program available for all exchange students. The International Relations Office hosts events through the semester and is available to assist students with their diverse needs. More about the Office of International Relations at University of Navarra: http://www.unav.edu/web/relaciones-internacionales.
PASSPORT AND VISA REQUIREMENTS
If you do not have a PASSPORT: Please check www.travel.state.gov for the nearest local passport office and forms. Auburn Abroad recommends that you apply for a passport as soon as possible. If you already have a passport: Please check the expiration date. Passports should be valid for at least 6 months following your scheduled time abroad.
- US Citizens staying longer than 90 days will need to obtain a student visa (semester study will require a visa).
- Students will work with the Auburn Abroad office for instructions and support on how to request a student visa.
- Non-US Citizens must check on visa requirements for visits of any duration in Spain.
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