Fordham in Granada: Universidad de Granada

Skyline in Granada.

Fordham's study abroad program in Granada, Spain is based at Cultural Experiences Abroad (CEA) and the University of Granada in one of the most beautiful and historic cities of Andalucia. Students in the Fordham in Granada program take four to five courses in Spanish or English, depending on language proficiency. Courses in Art History, Business, Communications, International Studies, Literature, Music, Politics, Psychology, Spanish, Sociology, Economics, Health, Science, Computer Science, Math, History, and Culture are available. Students can also take advantage of for-credit internships.

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Program Details

  • The city of Granada, a recognized World Heritage Site by UNESCO, is one of the most beautiful cities in Spain and the world. It is also the hometown of Federico García Lorca and a center of flamenco culture. The Alhambra Palace, the Sacromonte and Albacín neighborhoods, the Cathedral, and the numerous Baroque churches of the city are testimonies of a rich past, which continues to be alive through its vibrant university community.

  • Students choose four to five courses in their field(s) of study from courses taught in English or Spanish offered at University of Granada's Centro de Lenguas Modernas (CLM). For a list of courses and descriptions, please visit the Courses at the CLM webpage.

  • Fordham in Granada offers the opportunity to enroll in for-credit internships administered Cultural Experiences Abroad (CEA) in partnership with local organizations in the fields of Education, Non-Profit Administration and Teaching.

    Internships require the completion of two hours of seminar instruction and 40 immersion hours at a placement site. Internships are available at all levels of Spanish proficiency. For more information, please email

  • Students may live in homestays or student residences. Students participating in a homestay will live with a Granadan family for the semester. Homestay families provide breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as a supportive environment for participants to acclimate to their new surroundings. 

  • Fordham in Granada is based at CEA's study center in the city and is centrally located and close to the Universidad de Granada. Participants can expect their academic progress and cultural integration to be closely followed and guided by program staff. Program activities such as flamenco dancing, cooking classes, conversation exchanges, and visits to sites and museums throughout the city are organized each semester.

    Participants will engage in a number of cultural excursions within Granada as well as take short trips to other parts of Spain, Portugal, and Morocco. In previous terms, the program visited Sevilla, Córdoba, Nerja, Ronda, Guadix, Cabo de Gata, Portugal’s Algarve region, and Morocco where they met with local students and lived with Moroccan families.

  • Fall 2022 Dates:

    September 25: Students arrive in Granada

    December 23: Students leave

    *Additional Dates TBD


    Spring 2023 Dates:

    January 23, 2023: Students arrive in Granada

    May 26, 2023: Students leave

    *Additional Dates TBD