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Language Study Abroad

Samford’s Department of World Languages and Cultures, through affiliations with institutions abroad, offers numerous opportunities for living and studying in the culture of a target language.

Summer Programs

Samford in Spain Program gives students the choice of studying for five or nine weeks at the Estudio Sampere in Madrid and Salamanca. Students can study in France for five weeks during the summer under the tutelage of French professors at the Université Stendhal, Grenoble. Students of German are offered the opportunity to study for five or ten weeks at Sprachinstitut-Trefpunkt in Bamberg, Germany.

January Term

Small, intensive Spanish classes are held for three weeks at the Centro Lingüístico Conversa in Santa Ana, Costa Rica.

Summer Internships

In addition, international internships that require the use of another language are arranged on an individual basis in various professional fields, such as business and missions. For further information about these opportunities, contact the Department of World Languages and Cultures at (205) 726-2742 or (205) 726-2747.

Withdrawal and refund policies for international study-abroad programs are different from policies for on-campus programs, as are policies regarding financial aid.  Before registration in any study-abroad program, please see the appropriate office(s) for policies.