Universidad de León

University Overview

Universidad de León was founded as an autonomous entity since 1979. Most of its studies are concentrated in the city of León, at the Campus de Vegazana. There is a second campus in the city of Ponferrada in the province of León. The ULE offers today a total of 53 higher education degrees taught in 17 Centers by a total of 26 Departments. During the academic year 2006-07, the total number of students was almost 14,000.

Semester Calendar

Fall:  October – December
Spring:  January – June

Course Offerings

Typically students take the equivalent of 12 to 15 credit hours abroad. Check with our office for more information about your specific options.

Primary language of instruction: Spanish
Spanish as a second language courses are offered.

Check the partner school’s website for additional offerings: Course Offerings

See sample coursework below and study abroad credits exchange students earned while abroad.

La Universidad de Leon  
Host Institution Course Title(s)UCA Course Code(s)UCA Course Title(s)
Gramática y vocabularioSPAN 2340Intensive Oral Practice Abroad in Spanish
Cultura españolaSPAN 2340Intensive Oral Practice Abroad in Spanish
Arte/Gramática y composiciónSPAN 2340Intensive Oral Practice Abroad in Spanish
Comunicación Oral/CulturaSPAN 2350Intermediate Conversational Spanish
Gramática y composiciónSPAN 2350Intermediate Conversational Spanish
ArteSPAN 2350Intermediate Conversational Spanish
Cultura españolaSPAN 2350Intermediate Conversational Spanish
Cultura y civilizaciónSPAN 2350Intermediate Conversational Spanish
Cultura, Literatura, y HistoriaSPAN 2350Intermediate Conversational Spanish
Arte IISPAN 2350Intermediate Conversational Spanish
Gramática y composiciónSPAN 3300Advanced Grammar and Composition
LiteraturaSPAN 3315Topics in Hispanic Studies
Literatura y Historia del arteSPAN 3315Topics in Hispanic Studies
Arte IISPAN 3315Topics in Hispanic Studies
CulturaSPAN 3315Topics in Hispanic Studies
ArteSPAN 3315Topics in Hispanic Studies
Comunicación Escrita y Comunicación OralSPAN 3340Intensive Oral Practice Abroad in Spanish
Gramática y composiciónSPAN 3340Intensive Oral Practice Abroad in Spanish
Comunicación oralSPAN 3340Intensive Oral Practice Abroad in Spanish
GramaticaSPAN 3340Intensive Oral Practice Abroad in Spanish
Comunicación escritaSPAN 3398Travel Seminar Abroad
GramáticaSPAN 3398Travel Seminar Abroad
Gramática y composiciónSPAN 3398Travel Seminar Abroad
Conversación y culturaSPAN 3698Travel Seminar Abroad
HistoriaSPAN 3698Travel Seminar Abroad
Gramática y composiciónSPAN 3698Travel Seminar Abroad
Gramática y composición + Gramática y vocabularioSPAN 3698Travel Seminar Abroad

Assisting UCA Professor

Contact Dr. John Parrack for more information on courses and credits.

johncp@uca.edu   |  501-450-5120  |  Irby 207 C  |  Department of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures, & Cultures

Program Cost

UCA students pay regular tuition, and all scholarships and financial aid apply. For more information, view the Financial Aid Guide. Students should check with Financial Aid and the Office of Study Abroad for more information regarding the cost of a semester exchange.

Application Process

See our Semester Exchange Application page for a step-by-step overview of the application process. Please be sure to turn in all documents before the published deadlines.

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