The beautiful northern Spanish coastal city of Santander is the capital of the Cantabria region. Characterized by rolling hills and a beautiful coastline and beaches, Santander is well-known for its natural surroundings and thriving cultural life. The city's small size (approximately 180,000) and special program options like internships allow students to truly integrate into the local community.
Santander Engineering Program: This program is especially suited for civil, environmental, and mechanical engineering concentrators, given its focus on structures and environmental problems. The program concludes with an optional six- to eight-week summer internship placement with a Spanish engineering firm or public-sponsored engineering project.
Santander Physics Program: This program offers a unique opportunity for declared Physics concentrators, with courses in experimental techniques, astronomy, and particle physics. Science coursework taught in English is complemented by Spanish language and culture study.