Students in the Cádiz program earn a total of 7 Hispanic Studies credits and explore the rich cultural heritage and dynamic popular traditions that characterize this seaside city through course work and on-site research. Classes with University of Cádiz professors include the study of language, cultural history, and contemporary Spanish music and film. Students will also complete a research project under the supervision of W&M's Resident Director.
Students live with Spanish families in Cádiz, Spain, the oldest city in Western Europe. Cádiz is a small city of about 160,000 inhabitants situated on the southernmost coast of Spain and is renowned for its flamenco music; its historic role as the seat of 19th c. Spain's original Parliament and the site of Julius Caesar's first public office. The city preserves the legacy of the different cultures that have populated it in its numerous monuments, museums, plazas and charming narrow streets. It is also known for the traditional hospitality of its people, which makes it an inviting place for students. For more information please visit the Global Education Office in Reves International Center.