Making Sense of the World and Spanish Language
2017 Program Dates:
June 25 - July 8, 2017
Language of Instruction:
English and Spanish
For students completing grades 10-12 by June 2017, with a minimum age of 16 by the start of the program. Two years of Spanish language instruction are required.
A passport is required. US and EU citizens do not require a visa.
Application deadline: Friday, April 7, 2017.
Brown University and IE University have partnered to offer a 2-week summer program that blends global business and humanities with an immersion in Spanish language and culture. Brown University, known for its humanities curriculum, and the IE, an undergraduate university that focuses on business and international relations, offer seminars, lectures, and workshops that expose students to key economic, political, and cultural debates of contemporary businesses and societies. IE University is ranked No. 10 in the world in the 2016 ranking of universities published by Youth Incorporated Magazine.
As a UNESCO World Heritage site, Segovia’s architecture reflect the influence and blend of different cultures, business, and governments. It is an ideal place to study Spanish language and culture, global business and international relations:
- Over its history, it has been ruled by Romans, Moors, and Christians
- It boasts a Roman Aqueduct (circa 1st-2nd century AD), an Alcázar or castle (11th century), and a 16th century Gothic cathedral
- It was the center for trade under King Alfonso VI in the 11th century and again in the 16th century
- Between the 12th and 15th centuries, several kings of Castile resided there.
- It’s buildings and people reflect its diverse history. It has been ruled by Romans, Moors, and Christians.
- It is close to Madrid, the main business center of Spain.