Office of Study Abroad and Outreach

Universitat Jaume I Exchange Program

Snapshot

Program Details
Location(s)  Castellon, Spain
Term   Fall Semester, Spring Semester
Credit   Spanish
Classes Held  On-site
Housing   Residence Hall, Apartment
Passport Required       
Program Eligibility
GPA 2.7
Grad credit Not available
Non-WIU   No
Pre-requiste 1 year of university level Spanish
Student Year Sophomore, Junior, Senior

About the Program

General: Castellón is the capital city of the Castellón province located 40 miles north of València and 180 miles south of Barcelona. It has a population of over 175,000. Students in this program have the opportunity to participate in a home stay with a Spanish family to improve their Spanish language abilities and cultural understanding. 

Semester Programs: Students can participate in a semester or academic year exchange at UJI where they will have opportunities to take coursework in in Spanish in a variety of disciplines with local students. 

Housing and Meals: UJI has housing available in student dormitories, homestays, and apartments. More information about housing and meal options can be found here.

Entry Requirements: Students must apply for a visa before entering Spain. Visa requirements can be found here.

Health Insurance: It is a university policy that all WIU students who study abroad are either covered under WIU student health insurance OR have purchased the Patriot Travel Medical Insurance plan through IMG.

Costs (Comparative Table)

Semester Program
ITEMS WIU Jaume
Tuition 12 semester hours, plan Q 4,603.44 4,603.44
Application Fee   75.00
International Required Insurance   200.00
Passport   170.00
Housing and Meals 4,790.00 2,500.00
Books and Supplies 400.00 200.00
Student Visa   160.00
Total 9,793.44 7,908.44*

   *Students will arrange their own airfare

Financial Aid and Scholarships are available. 

Semester Dates

Fall: September-January

Spring: January-June

You can find out more information about UJI by visiting their website.

Academics

Exchange students are eligible to take most courses offered at UJI. Courses are offered in a wide range of disciplines allowing students to take coursework towards major, minor, and general education requirements during the same semester.

To access the UJI course catalog, click here.

registration
 
 Contact us:

Sarah Looman
sj-looman@wiu.edu 
Horrabin Room 8
Tel: 309-298-2504