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ISEP-Exchange - Universidad de Almería
Almeria, Spain (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
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Program Sponsor: ISEP 
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Restrictions: LOYOLA applicants only
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Universidad de Almería

Fast Facts

Almería, Spain (pop. 200,000)
Student Enrollment: 14,000
Language of instruction: Spanish, some English
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Located on the south-eastern coast of Andalucía, Almería is a medium-sized city of about 200,000 inhabitants. The city lies at the foot of a mountain range and is overlooked by a Moorish fortress called the Alcazaba. Almería has a busy port, an old town, and a bustling boardwalk (paseo marítimo). The city is the capital of the Almería province, which has semi-arid desert climate and receives the most sunshine and least rainfall of all of Europe. The province has several beautiful beaches, natural parks, and interesting villages to visit.

Program Type

ISEP-Exchange: Academic Year or Semester
ISEP-Direct: Summer

ISEP-Exchange for International students.
ISEP-Exchange for US students.
Summer program available.

Chance of Placement

ISEP-Exchange chance of placement for US students is generally Limited.
ISEP-Exchange chance of placement for I-to-I students is generally Limited.
For the most current chances of placement, see the Sites Open for Applications for US Students or Sites Open for I-to-I Applications.

Program Dates

Academic year: mid September to early July; Semester 1: mid September to mid February; Semester 2: mid February to early July.


College of Engineering (agriculture, agronomy, chemical, computer, industrial, materials); School of Business and Economics (accounting, economics, finance, information systems, management, marketing, tourism); School of Humanities and Education (education psychology, physical education, primary school, foreign language and music education; languages & literature including English, French, German and Spanish; linguistics); School of Experimental Sciences (environmental sciences/studies, chemistry, mathematics, Physics); School of Law; College of Health (nursery, physiotherapy); College of Labour Relations

Courses taught in English

A growing number of classes are offered in English. Visit the Exchange Students Webpage and to view the courses offered in English. Students may enroll in these classes but must still meet the minimum langauge requirements described below.

Courses for Graduate (Masters) Level

Graduate level classes and programs are closed to ISEP participants. Graduate students may find pertinent classes in the fourth and fifth year levels of undergraduate degrees.

Housing and Meals

Students will be housed in shared apartments. The university will make a reservation in the Almería Youth Residence (Albergue Juvenil) for the day of arrival. The university has a database of housing options and will aid students in this process.

Student Activities

The University of Almería offers lots of activities to students and for international students in particular. More info on these topics can be found by downloading the international student guide . Additional information for international students can be found here. A webpage made by visiting students including info about cultural activities, language programs, personal interests, where to go, etc. can be found here.


The University of Almería is a public university that was established in 1993 and has about 14,000 students. The modern campus is located on the coast just six kilometres far from the city center.

ISEP-Exchange programs allow students to participate in reciprocal exchanges with students at ISEP member institutions worldwide, while paying their home university tuition. Students attending US universities that are ISEP-Exchange members are eligible to apply for these programs at other international ISEP-Exchange member universities. Chances of placement vary by location.

ISEP-Direct programs allow students to enroll directly in a host institution abroad, instead of exchanging places with another student. Chances of placement are typically excellent for qualified applicants and some sites offer special academic programs and excursions. Students attending US universities that are either ISEP-Exchange members or ISEP-Direct members can participate in ISEP-Direct programs abroad.

Visit the ISEP Directory Page for more info
Visit the ISEP Home Page




Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2017 12/15/2016
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2018 04/01/2017
04/01/2017 TBA TBA
Year 2018-2019 12/01/2017 12/01/2017 TBA TBA
Fall 2018 12/01/2017 12/01/2017 TBA TBA
Spring 2019 03/01/2018 03/01/2018 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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