What's Included


PRESHCO fees are comprehensive and covers almost all in-country expenses except for personal spending money and non-program travel. Your visa and passport fees are also not included. Below you will find what is included in the program fee:

  • PRESHCO program courses and direct enrollment in regular University of Córdoba courses
  • A homestay with a Spanish family in a private home with all meals included
  • Extensive excursions and cultural activities to enhance and enrich your program of study. All ground transportation, hotel, all meals, and entrances and tour guides to group-related historic sites are included in the program fee. This includes, but is not limited to:
    • 10-day orientation tour of Salamanca, Madrid, Burgos, Toledo, and Barcelona
    • Overnight trip to Granada
    • Optional 5-day seminar excursion to northern Morocco (fall semester only)
    • Overnight trip to Consuegra, Damiel y Almagro (spring semester only)
    • Medina Azahara (fall semester only)
    • Zuheros (spring semester only)
  • End of semester celebration (Lluvia de Estrellas)
  • Program participation in local festivals
  • Regular University of Córdoba student status, including use of libraries, computer services, sports facilities, and other student services
  • $900 round-trip airfare reimbursement to and from Madrid or a group flight from New York's JFK Airport
  • $500 cultural fund for individually selected activities, personal travel in Spain, and culturally-related incidentals, such as mobile phone charges and gym memberships
  • Optional co-curricular classes in traditional Andalusian dance (“Sevillanas”), cooking, guitar, and studio art (drawing, ceramics, sculpture, bookbinding, computer- assisted graphic design, and photography)
  • Optional volunteer program or internships in local organizations
  • Conversation partners program with students from the University of Córdoba
  • Access to Spanish tutors
  • Complimentary program course textbooks and selected class materials
  • Ground transportation to and from other UCO campuses to take courses