Calling All Environmental Sciences, Physics & Math students

Explore your field of research in-depth through this exciting study abroad research program in Spain that fits in with your program of study at home. This strong curriculum will keep you in line with your graduation while developing impressive skills and experience for your resume.

  • The Andalusian Center for Environmental Research (CEAMA), one of Spain’s leading institutes for environmental research, offers a research program focused on studies into the Physics of the Atmosphere. Projects in this field are ideal for physics, math, and environmental science students.
  • You will conduct research in English. In addition to an intensive research experience (4 credits), you will take Spanish (6 credits) at the Centro de Lenguas Modernas (CLM) during your time in Granada.
  • This is particularly beneficial if you are aiming for graduate school in a scientific discipline.
  • You will have in-depth discussions with your research mentor before arriving in Spain to begin work on your proposal. Full project descriptions are available upon request. Sample research topics include:
    • Mineralogy and Geochemistry
    • Paleobiology and Taphonomy
    • Taxonomy and Biochronology
    • Isotope Geochemistry and Paleoclimatology
    • Aerodynamics (Wind tunnel)
    • Erosion
    • Solar radiation as an energy resource
    • UV radiation
    • Conservation Biology
    • Meteorology/Climate Change
    • Biological Ecology

The Arcadia staff make you feel so at home, we got to do so many activities with different groups and we got to know other people in our program. And if we were ever having any problems they were always there to talk to us. I loved the staff. ”

Britanny Jackson

Spelman College Student, STEM Summer Research - Granada

Fees & Scholarship Details
Term/Period Departure Date Return Credits Base Program Fee Application Deadline
Summer 2014 5/27/2014 8/1/2014 10 $7,000 3/1/2014 More Info

Program fees listed are base fees only. Please select MORE INFO for an estimate of additional expenses and any additional fees that may be incurred based on enrollment selections or housing placements. Dates and fees for future terms will be posted as they become available. Please see Program Calendar for detailed dates.

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Program Details

Country

Spain

Language of Instruction

English

City

Granada

Location Type

Small City

Accommodation

As a participant on an Arcadia program, you are guaranteed accommodation. Our priority is to provide a safe, clean, cost-effective and convenient place for you to live, while offering you every opportunity to explore the local culture and community.

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Health & Safety

Student health, safety and security in Spain are our top priorities. Our experienced and well-connected staff are prepared to deal with any emergencies that may arise...

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