The Department of Romance Languages has a long tradition of encouraging all students to participate in an academically rigorous study abroad program that includes immersion in the language of the host country. For Portuguese and Spanish, read more about our department sponsored programs below.
Programs IN SPAIN & Latin America
UGA en España
UGA en España, through the Franklin College of Arts & Sciences offers four study abroad programs in sites across Spain--Valencia, Cádiz, Sevilla, and Madrid--as well as the Perú Medical Maymester. Each program offers students a unique opportunity to develop a stronger background in Spanish language and culture and to complete coursework required of Spanish and Romance Languages majors and minors as well as the International Business major.
UGA en Buenos Aires (UGABA)
UGA en Buenos Aires is a Spanish immersion program based in the vibrant and cosmopolitan capital city of Argentina, that combines a great cultural offer, entertainment for everyone, delicious gastronomy, fascinating history, and human warmth. Our goals are to foster students´ communicative abilities in Spanish in authentic contexts, to deepen their understanding of Argentina and Latin America, and to improve their analytical and writing skills in Spanish. These abilities are professionally and personally valuable for those aspiring to work in Latin America or with Latino communities in the U.S. Students achieve these goals through Service Learning and Internship opportunities, homestay families, a rigorous academic program with professors from UGA and Universidad de Buenos Aires, and a rich cultural activities program.