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University of Alicante EXC
Alicante, Spain (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Semester 1,
Semester 2,
Year (Sem 1 & Sem 2),
Year (Sem 2 & Sem 1)
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Program Details:
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Level:
Postgraduate coursework, Undergraduate
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Language/s:
English, Spanish
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Program Type:
Exchange Semester/Year
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Agreement Scope:
University-wide
Program Description:
Program Description:

About

University of Alicante
Location: Alicante
Year Established: 1979
Student population: 32,000
 
About 
The University of Alicante (UA) is located in San Vicente del Raspeig, bordering the city of Alicante, Spain. The University welcomes students from diverse backgrounds, experiences and cultures in a plurilingual educational environment.

Highlights
The University of Alicante offers courses in more than fifty degrees. It comprises over seventy departments and research groups in areas of Social Science and Law, Experimental science, Technology, Liberal Arts,Education and Health Sciences, and five research institutes. Almost all classes are taught in Spanish language, some are in English, in particular, in computer science and in business degrees, and a few are in Valencian language. Spanish language courses are offered for foreign students throughout the year and during the summer.

Unique characteristics
The Department of Economics runs, in Europe, a well-known Graduate Program in Economics which is an American-style full-time program taught entirely in English. The program provides students with a thorough theoretical and practical training in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics, as well as specialization in applied fields. The aim of the program is to prepare students for professional careers in universities, public and private research organizations, international institutions, consultancy and business.
 
Location
Alicante is located on the Mediterranean Costa Blanca, close to popular beach holiday destinations, the city of Valencia and the Balearic Islands. Visited by Greek and Phoenician traders since 1000BC, this ancient port city boasts historic buildings and monuments, parks and gardens, an array of beaches as well as a vibrant night life.

University of Alicante
 

Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about units of study at the host university

Subject Area/s:

Arts and Social Sciences

Business

Science

Social Work

Engineering

Health Sciences

Architecture

Law

Education

Restrictions apply
  
Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
Semester 1: September- January
Semester 2: January - June

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester)

University of Sydney

Host University

24cpts

30 ECTS


The above full-time load is indicative only.
Applications for academic credit are assessed by the relevant University of Sydney faculty/department based on: study load, contact hours, assessment requirements and level of study.


Grading System
More information on the host university grading system.

Transcripts Issued by Partner
Transcripts will be available at the end of your exchange period.
 

Languages

Language of Instruction
Classes at the host university are taught in English, Spanish and Valencian.
 
Language Requirement
A B1 level of Spanish is recommended but not compulsory. Language courses are available.
 

Living

What is the host city like?
Find out more information about the host city

Accommodation 
Housing options are offered by the host university
 
Cost of Living
Use this guide to estimate living expenses associated with studying overseas.

Insurance
Students are required to obtain health insurance valid during their exchange.
 

Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by the host university.
 
Semester/Term Dates
Access the University’s calendar.
 
Orientation
A mandatory orientation will be held prior to the start of semester.

Support Services 
A range of support services are available to students at the host university.

Visas
Information from the host university.
Information from the Spanish Embassy
 

Student Experiences

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