Earn up to 15 credits per semester studying abroad in Granada; no previous Spanish language study is required.
Live in a Spanish homestay, in an apartment or, for an additional fee, in a student residence.
Choose one of four available programs:
Spanish Language and Culture Program (taught in English)
Spanish Language and Culture Program (taught in Spanish)
Advanced Hispanic Studies Program (requires advanced level Spanish)
Internship Program (additional criteria/requirements including high-intermediate or advanced level Spanish).
Enjoy cultural and social activities such as a guided tour of the Alhambra palace complex and Generalife Gardens, exploring Moorish Albaicín, a flamenco show, hiking in the Sierra Nevada mountains, an evening at the Arabic Baths and more; volunteer opportunities are also available.
Excursions include a day trip to Nerja, Costa del Sol, a 3-day tour of Gibraltar, Seville and Córdoba, a day trip to La Alpujarra (fall semester) and a day trip to Ronda (spring semester).
Optional excursions include a 3-day visit to Madrid and Toledo ($475) and a 3-day trip to Tangier and Tetouan, Morocco ($445).
A 2-night tour of London, England, is included for students on the AIFS Flight Package.
Tuition and transcripts provided by the University of Granada.
Offering more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants & financial support each year!
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.
Chapman students must select the homestay option and will receive a full meal plan. Students in the homestay will have another AIFS roommate and receive 3 meals a day and weekly laundry. Living with a homestay family is the best way to immerse yourself in the language and culture of Spain and many students choosing this option find that it is the most rewarding part of their time abroad.
Chapman University maintains a record of the courses that previous study abroad students have taken, and the equivalent Chapman credit that was granted for each course. To view the course equivalencies for this program, click “Sample Pre-Approved Courses” at the top of each program brochure page. Please note that Sample Pre-Approved Courses are courses that have been previously requested by a Chapman student for credit. It is not a comprehensive list of all courses available at the institution.
You may view the entire course catalog for this program by following these instructions:
Choose the correct semester and year under the “University of Granada” heading. More than one semester is provided per option, so choose the option that includes the semester you are planning to be abroad (example: If you plan to study abroad Spring 2019, choose “Fall 2018 and Spring 2019”
Click on “Courses” tab under the “Program Info” heading
Students are encouraged to request additional or revised equivalencies during the pre-departure process, which will be evaluated by the appropriate academic units on campus.
Credit and Grading Transfer
Credits from the University of Granada will transfer as follows:
Credits at the University of Granada
Credit at Chapman
Students must enroll in the equivalent of 12-18 Chapman credits.
Grades will transfer according to the following scale:
Grade at the University of Granada
Grade at Chapman
9 - 10
8.5 - 8.99
8.0 - 8.49
7.5 - 7.99
7.0 - 7.49
6.5 - 6.99
5.5 - 6.49
5.0 - 5.49
4.5 - 4.99
0 - 4.49
All courses must be taken for a letter grade. Classes taken as ‘Pass/Fail’ will not be accepted, with the exception of internships. Internships must be approved by the Center for Global Education.