Pre-College Programs

Segovia: For Accepted Students

Global Business in Context: Spanish Language, Literature, Politics and Media.

Contact Numbers

Students should bring a copy of these emergency phone numbers while they are traveling and leave a copy with their parents/guardians.

Carmen Granda – On-Site Director
cell: 401-440-9587 (active on June 26)

IE University - Segovia
Cardenal Zuniga, 12
40003 Segovia, Spain
T: +34 921 44 26 88

Rosario Navarro – Director, International Programs, Brown University

Emergency phone numbers in Spain
112 – Emergency Police Help Number (also ambulance and fire)
061 – Medical emergencies

Brown University Department of Public Safety
(001) 401-863-4111 – Emergencies (when calling from Spain)
(001) 401-863-3322 – General inquiries (when calling from Spain)

Program and Travel Information

Forms for all Accepted
Pre-College Students »

Send all documents to:
Attn: Global Programs
Brown University
Pre-College Programs
200 Dyer St./Box T
Providence, RI 02912

Pre-Departure Orientation

A web conference program orientation is scheduled for Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 5:30 pm EST.

Additional information on how to access will be emailed prior to web conference.

Booking your flights

June 28, 2015 – Arrive in Madrid Barajas (MAD) Airport (arrive by 1:00 pm)

July 18, 2015 – Depart from Madrid Barajas (MAD) Airport (depart between 9:00 am-1:00 pm)

Once your flight is booked, submit your itinerary and emergency contact(s) to:

If you are having trouble identifying flights within the arrival/departure windows as stated above, please contact us at (401) 863-7900 or email prior to purchasing your ticket to ensure that your arrival/departure can be accommodated by the on-site staff.

Please note that if you are arriving/departing outside of the program dates, we cannot provide accommodations pre/post program.

Airport Pick-up and Transfer

Course Materials List

Segovia: A Drawing Diary (CRN 10692)

Materials for the below courses will be made available on-site and/or on-line:

Global Business (CRN 10407)
Beginning Spanish (CRN 10376)
Intermediate Spanish (CRN 10377)
Space, Place & Moving Image (CRN 10590)

Packing List

Required Items

Optional Items


Students are not required to bring their laptop computers but are welcome to do so. There is wireless internet everywhere on IE University campus. Alternatively, computer labs are available for student use.

Spending Money

Plan to bring between 300-500€ in spending money. The most convenient way is to acquire a prepaid credit card which can be used as a credit or ATM card. Visa or Mastercard are most widely accepted.

Another alternative is to use your bank ATM card; be sure to have your bank activate your card for overseas use before your departure. Cash can also be easily exchanged at the airport or at several locations in the city but there is a usually an additional exchange fee for this service.

IE University Hall of Residence

Santa Cruz la Real Campus, Segovia

HTH Insurance

Each student participating in a Pre-College Global Program is automatically enrolled in HTH Worldwide during the length of the program. HTH Worldwide provides insurance coverage for accident and sickness, and also emergency assistance services. Students will be emailed instructions on how to log into the HTH Worldwide site for coverage and benefit information prior to departure.