Study Abroad

Montgomery County Community College offers its students a unique opportunity to study in Spain during the summer. Students will take classes at an accredited language school, which attracts students from the United States and other areas of the world. These students are there to learn the language and culture in a full immersion environment.

The four week program runs from May 22 to June 21, 2015
The two week program runs from May 22 to June 7, 2015

Advance your Spanish with their proven "Live and Learn" method.

  • Live with other students at a Spanish host family home.
  • Meet the local population and students from all over the world.
  • Visit some of Spain's famous landmarks.
  • Experience Spanish folk culture as you visit museums, historic buildings, restaurants, tapas bars, night clubs, outdoor markets, and many other fun cultural activities.

In addition to the living arrangements, the program fees include

  • Excursion to Madrid and surrounding areas
  • Day excursion to Segovia/Avila
  • Excursion to Sierra de Fancia
  • All Entrance fees to museums and other activities

In order to participate in the program, you must

  • Be a student in good standing at Montgomery County Community College or another partner college or university
  • Have all available travel documentation
  • Be 18 years or older or have approval from the College and parents
  • Be able to meet financial obligations
  • Students receiving financial aid can apply it to the cost of the credits
  • Take a language and a cultural course while in Spain
  • Attend mandatory meetings before departure

Before leaving the U.S., students take an online placement test to determine the level of language and conversation classes they will take.

Upon satisfactory completion of the courses, students receive three language credits and three culture credits from Montgomery County Community College. Language credits reflect one level above the course taken at Montgomery County Community College.

All Montgomery County Community College students can participate in this program provided they are in good academic standing. Students may choose to attend either the four week or the two week program.

The four week program includes

  • Madrid - visits to El Prado, Royal Palace, Museo Reina Sofía, Plaza Mayor, Plaza de España, Parque del Retiro, bus tour of the city. Breakfast in the hotel is included, but lunch and dinners are not.
  • Room and board for four weeks at a family home. On days we have excursions, they will provide you with a packed lunch
  • Morning classes from M-F (books provided), visits to historical or other important sites in Salamanca, conferences, cooking demonstrations, dance classes and more
  • A Saturday visit to Segovia and Avila
  • A Saturday or Sunday visit to Sierra de Francia, available only for 4 week participants
  • Medical insurance while in Spain
  • 6 MCCC credits
  • A welcome and a farewell reception

The two week program includes

  • Madrid - visits to El Prado, Royal Palace, Museo Reina Sofía, Plaza Mayor, Plaza de España, Parque del Retiro, bus tour of the city. Breakfast in the hotel is included, but lunch and dinners are not.
  • Room and board for two weeks at a family home. On days we have excursions, they will provide you with a packed lunch
  • Morning classes from M-F (books provided), visits to historical or other important sites in Salamanca, conferences, cooking demonstrations, dance classes and more
  • A Saturday visit to Segovia and Avila
  • Medical insurance while in Spain
  • 3 MCCC credits
  • A welcome reception

The following expenses are not included in the price of the programs:

  • Airfare
  • Passport fees
  • Cell phone and minutes
  • Personal expenses
  • Additional trips
  • $125.00 damage deposit returned upon satisfactory inspection of premises
  • Trip cancellation fee

Inquire about program cost at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

    Mrs. Georgina Elórtegui
    Study Abroad Director
    Blue Bell Campus
    Parkhouse Hall #430
    215-641-6343
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