Academic Year Abroad  Program Description

Program Description - Academic Year Abroad


2000-2001 program facts are as follows:                 

What are the Requirements | Cost of the Program | Application Deadlines | How to get Started |Program Includes

1.  Academic year/ Semester Program

The students live with carefully selected host families and attend a local public High School. The High School can be private upon request.

Students become integrated into the Spanish way of life and culture.  Each student has a local coordinator who monitors and provides support for students in cooperation with the the central office staff. The areas in which students are placed include: Barcelona, Granada, Madrid, Sevilla, Palma de Mallorca, Malaga, Santiago de Compostela, Valencia, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands.

What are the Requirements?  
The requirements for the participation in the
Year/Semester programs are:

  • High School student or equivalent
  • Age between 15 to 18 years
  • Two years high school level or equivalent of Spanish language.
  • Good academic level (overall GPA of at least a C)
  • Maturity to adapt to new environments.
  • Successful score in a personal interview.

Cost of the Program                                                                                                                                                  To receive the complete information about our programs in Spain please complete this form and a local representative will contact you  with all of the necessary information.

Application Deadlines                                                                                                            Keep in mind each program has a different application deadline.  The deadline applies to the receipt of the full application and not the Enrollment Form.  The Enrollment Form needs to be completed and received by the Main Office at least two weeks prior to the application deadline. The application deadline for the Academic Year program is 15th of May.  After this dates applicants who wish to participate in the program should include a late fee of $350 (the late fee will be fully reimbursed if the student is unable to be placed in the time remaining).

How to get Started 
If you meet the requirements for the program in which you would like to participate, please complete the online Enrollment Form.  Once your completed Enrollment Form is received, you will be sent a full application and more information about the program of your choice.  The completed application must be received in our Main Office by the deadline date.  Once your application is reviewed by the Two Worlds United Organization and you are found to meet all program requirements, arrangements will be made for an interview with a Two Worlds United Organization Representative.

Program Includes

  • Selection of Host Family and School
  • Local Coordinator
  • Transfer to and from the host family at the beginning and the end of the program
  • Homestay, three or more meals a day, seven days a week
  • Enrollment in a Spanish High School
  • Translation of all American Transcripts
  • Transcript and Credits counseling
  • Orientations

(Two Worlds United considers a student placed with a host family after having emailed or faxed the first placement information)

Admissions Dep't.
Tel: 1 (805) 581-9191
Fax: 1 (805) 581-6079

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