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Summer 2019- Spain: Global Health Experience

Term To Study: Summer 2019
Application Deadline: Nov 12, 2018
Program Starts: Apr 30, 2019
Program Ends: May 18, 2019
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $4,007
Program Locations: Valladolid
Contact Phone: 412-365-2979
Contact Name: Dr. Pierette Appasamy
Contact Email:
What is Included: Roundtrip airfare, in country transportation, housing in student dormitories, cultural immersion activities as part of the field experience itinerary, travel insurance, daily breakfasts and some dinners are included.

Please note that the program cost is subject to change without notice, depending on the exchange rate at the time of payment.

Chatham undergraduate students may be eligible for a $1200 study abroad voucher. Study abroad voucher is a one-time subsidy from Chatham of $1200 toward a credit-bearing experience abroad. Full-time undergraduate students who have completed a minimum of 30 credits, of which 15 credits must have been completed at Chatham prior to departure, are eligible for the $1200 study abroad voucher.
What is not Included: 3 credits of summer tuition: $810. Students are responsible for obtaining a valid passport, any visas (as necessary), all meals that are not included as part of the program fee and any entry fees, excursions or other costs incurred by the student during free time on the program.
Estimated Costs: US Passport book - $145 plus photo (expedited processing is an additional fee)
Program Description

Spain is a country on Europe’s Iberian Peninsula, bordered by France, Portugal, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Atlantic Ocean. With its stone castles, monuments, snow-capped mountains, and sophisticated cities, Spain is well-known for its geographic and cultural diversity. In this field experience, students will engage in a shadowing experience in Valladolid hospitals and clinics. An excursion to Madrid, cultural immersion experiences, cultural experiences led by the Atlantis Project and explorations of Valladolid and Toledo have been planned.

This field experience is best suited to students planning to enter health-related professions. During the two-week field experience in Valladolid, student will engage in shadowing European health professionals 6 to 8 hours per day in a variety of medical fields and in different parts of a hospital. Students will have cultural immersion activities and excursions each week. On site lectures will focus on cultural, historical, political and economic forces in healthcare in Spain. Teaching English to medical professionals will be offered as optional community service.

This course will meet Chatham's GBL requirement.

Chatham undergraduate students must have good academic standing and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher at the time of application and at the commencement of spring 2019 semester. Students must have completed at least 30 undergraduate credits at the time of travel, including at least 15 credits completed at Chatham at the time of travel.
Students must have good judicial standing (to be verified by Office of Student Affairs) and good financial standing at Chatham (to be verified by Student Accounts).
Students must be current Chatham students at the time of the field experience to participate.

Students must be full-time and have completed one semester of Spanish language (or the equivalent) prior to participation. One year of high school Spanish language will also be accepted as meeting the prerequisite requirement.

The minimum enrollment for this course is 16 students. Each field experience is self-supporting and must meet its minimum enrollment number or it will be cancelled.

Quick Facts

Population: 47042984
Capital: Madrid
Per-capita GDP: $ 31000
Size: 505370 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 01:00 hour) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris

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