What's Included


PRESHCO fees are comprehensive and cover 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 University of Córdoba courses

  • Intensive language program upon arrival

  • 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 several Spanish cities

    • Day or overnight excursions to places like Granada, Sevilla, Zuhueros, Consuegra, Damiel y Almagro, or Medina Azahara (excursions will change each semester)

    • Optional 5-day seminar excursion to northern Morocco or Portugal (fall 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

  • Round-trip airfare stipend to and from Madrid for up to $900, reimbursed after arrival or a group flight from New York's JFK Airport

  • Cultural fund in Euros for individually selected activities, personal travel in Spain, and personal incidentals, such as mobile phone charges

  • Optional co-curricular classes in traditional Andalusian dance (“Sevillanas”), cooking, guitar, theater, and studio art (drawing, ceramics, sculpture, bookbinding, computer- assisted graphic design, and photography)

  • Optional volunteer program in local non-governmental organizations

  • Conversation partners program with students from the University of Córdoba

  • Spanish tutors

  • Complimentary program course textbooks and selected class materials

  • Ground transportation to and from other University of Cordoba campuses to take courses

  • Medical and Emergency Medical Evacuation Insurance through CISI