The Universidad de Deusto - CIDE program offers students majoring or minoring in Spanish the opportunity to experience an immersive learning opportunity.
This program is located in Bilbao in north central Spain, just south of the Bay of Biscay and surrounded by two mountain ranges. The Centro International de Español (CIDE) is housed within the Universidad de Deusto's School of Social and Human Sciences.
Semester and summer programs are available. Learn more about these trips (semester and summer) through the Office of International Studies and Programs Study Abroad office.
Academics and credit
Courses are taken at the Centro International de Español (CIDE)
All students are tested to determine their level of placement
Earn 12-18 credit hours per semester
Possibility of taking classes with Spanish university students, dependent upon language proficiency level
Conversation exchange opportunities with Spanish students available
Optional Education Internship: Observation classes in local school, transfer as clinical hours for Teacher Certification (available for additional cost
Eligibility and requirements
Undergraduate or graduate students may apply
Illinois State cumulative and major GPA of 2.5 or higher; graduate 3.0
Minimum two full semesters at Illinois State or other college/university