Bilbao, Spain

Global Studies, Business and Spanish Program

when 21 June 2019 - 29 July 2019
language Spanish
duration 6 weeks
credits 12 EC
fee EUR 4700


- International Business (3 US Credits/ 6 ECTS):

The aim of this course is to analyze marketing, communication and business strategies at a practical level. It offers an approach to Spanish economy and market through examples from the Bilbao business area, where the University of Deusto is located. The course includes some visits to companies in order to offer students the chance to get to know different business models of financial development in the areas of production, services, and public institutions. (Taught in English)

- Culture and Politics in Contemporary Spain (3 cr. USA / 6 ECTS)
- European Union Studies (in English) NEW COURSE (3 US Credits/ 6 ECTS)
- Global Politics and Economy (in English) NEW COURSE (3 US Credits/ 6 ECTS)
- Intercultural Communication (in English) NEW COURSE ( 3 US Credits/6 ECTS)


- Spanish Language courses NEW COURSES
- Elementary Spanish: Spanish 101 (4 US Credits / 8 ECTS or 3 US Credits / 6 ECTS)*
- Intermediate Spanish: Spanish 201 (4 US Credits / 8 ECTS or 3 US Credits / 6 ECTS)*
- Advanced Spanish: Spanish 301 (4 US Credits / 8 ECTS or 3 US Credits / 6 ECTS)*
- Advanced Spanish Grammar, Composition and Translation : 3 cr. USA / 6 ECTS
- Advanced Spanish Conversation : 3 cr. USA / 6 ECTS

* Students can take 3 hours of Spanish per day (8 ECTS / 4 US Credits) or just 2 hours (6 ECTS / 3 US Credits) with no conversation component.


The academic program is complemented by guided visits to companies or institutions. These visits are open to all Business, International Relations and Spanish Summer Program students.

Some of the companies and institutions visited in the previous Summer Programs:

- Mondragon Cooperative Society
- Biscay Technology Park
- Marques del Riscal Wineries
- Bilbao Stock Market
- Basque Automotive Industry Cluster

Target group

Undergraduate and graduate students, and active professionals, willing to learn more about business while they learn the spanish language.
Applicants need to be 18 or older.

Credits info

12 EC
The studen should choose a maximun of 6 US Credits or 12 ECTS

Fee info

EUR 4700: Application Fee: 75 EUROS ($89,5*)
Program Fees: 4,625 EUROS ($5,518*)

(*) Currency exchange is subject to change based on conversion rate fluctuations.