COURSES AND PROGRAMS FOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
An integrated full immersion program that includes coursework,
cultural / social activities and lodging. Programs of
study are designed to fulfil the students college syllabus
as well as the requirements for credit transfers.
In Castila, students become
part of an international group whose common language will
be Spanish. This is used and tested in different situations:
• With Spanish students,
families and collaborators
• In class, with experienced teachers
• Outside the class, in carefully planned activities,
organized according to the students interests and the
communication goals stated and run by their teachers.
To improve students’
Spanish communication skills (speaking, listening, reading
and writing) by combining class and homework with extracurricular
• 20 hours per week:
Spanish Language and Culture
• Maximum of 6 participants per group.
• Available activities every week:
- 2 / 3 cultural activities,
run by teachers or a guest : talks, films, concerts, exhibitions,
theater, group conversations, visits to the market, the
library, to monuments…
- 2 / 3 available leisure
activities: sports (soccer, volleyball tennis...), walking
tours of the city, workshops (ceramic, environment, cooking...),
paella (in the countryside, at the school), salsa classes,
flamenco classes, lake swimming, party at the school,
- 1 trip (Saturday) to
the beach, to the Sierra Nevada, to Sevilla, Cordoba,
Baeza, Ubeda, Ronda.. organized by school collaborators/staff.
• Optional housing
organized by Castila in Spanish families, students residence
or shared flats.
• Access to a pool and sports facilities.
• Access to study rooms and a library.
• Practice and increased
competence in the students skills
• Grading test on arrival
• Certificate of Attendance upon a successful completion
of the course
• Certificate of Level and Qualification (necessary
for transfer of college credits)