Spring Semester January 8 - April 26, 2019

Dates for Spring Semester 2019

During the month of March Valencia celebrates its unique festival of “Las Fallas” in honor of Saint Joseph where giant paper mache monuments are set up in every corner and then burned on the night of March 19th. You can find more information here

Tuesday, January 8
Home stay accomodations in Valencia begins on this day.

Wednesday, January 9
Orientation Meeting with the Director and Counselor. Visit of Valencia.

Thursday, January 10
Classes begin.

Saturday, January 12
Excursion to the Roman town of Sagunto.

March 4 to March 7
Mid-Term examinations.

March 16 to March 19
Festival of Las Fallas.

Saturday, April 13
Full day excursion to Teruel and Albarracín.

April 18 to April 22
Easter holidays.

April 23 to April 25
Final examinations.

Thurday, April 25
End of semester farewell party.

Friday, April 26
End of semester.
Home stay accommodation in Valencia ends on this day.

Related Links

Below please find some links that we hope will be useful for you.

Courses Spring Semester
Dates Fall Semester

All excursions listed during the summer session (visit of Valencia, Sagunto, Teruel and Albarracín) are free of charge for students. Groups will always be accompanied by a Professor.

Teruel Albarracin

Albufera and Cullera

Did you Know?

  • Valencia was founded as a Roman colony in 138 BC The original Latin name of Valencia was Valentia.
  • During the rule of the Muslim kingdoms in Spain, Valencia had the nickname Medina bu-Tarab ('City of Joy').
  • Valencias's historic centre is one of the largest in Spain.
  • Valencia stands on the banks of the Turia river
  • The Albufera is a freshwater lagoon and estuary located south of Valencia
  • Valencia has a subtropical Mediterranean climate with very mild winters and long warm to hot summers.
  • Valencia's average annual temperature is 72.1 °F during the day and 56.1 °F at night.
  • In the coldest month — January, the maximum temperature typically during the day ranges from 50 to 68 °F, the minimum temperature typically at night ranges from 36 to 54 °F
  • Valencia is the third largest city in Spain
  • Valencia has a population of around 1,175,000
  • Valencia is known internationally for the Falles (Las Fallas), a local festival held in March, and for paella valenciana
  • Valencia is one of the oldest cities in Spain

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