UCONN-Neuroscience in Salamanca

Program Details

Program Location Salamanca, Spain
Sponsor UCONN
Program Type Co-sponsored
Course # SA 30044
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced
Past Dates
Summer 2024 05/17/24 to 06/23/24
Page Links
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Please Note: Programs may be altered or adapted with little notice


UCONN-Neuroscience in Salamanca

This program is for biology or psychology majors only

The Neuroscience Study Abroad Program (NSAP) in Salamanca, Spain, introduces students to Neuroscience at an international level. The University of Salamanca (USAL), founded in 1218, is famous for language and literature studies and now as a center of excellence in science. A college town that is both medieval and modern, Salamanca was founded by the Romans in the 4th century, and it teams with cafes, tapas bars, shops, night life and a rich mix of locals, students, and European tourists. Students will learn about Neuroscience and Spanish culture by emersion in a truly unique city.

For more program information, please visit the program website.


UCONN-Neuroscience in Salamanca

The program is open to Purdue students in good standing who have completed at least four semesters of university study by the start of the program. Successful candidates will demonstrate academic success, maturity and a desire to experience another culture.

GPA Requirement: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Language Requirement: none

Purdue Credit

Direct Credit available from the following: [College of Liberal Arts] [College of Health and Human Sciences] [College of Science]
Specifically from: PSY (HHS) and BIOL (SCI)

Students interested in completing courses while abroad from Purdue colleges or departments that are not listed above should discuss this with their study abroad advisor before applying to the program.

Academic Program

Students take two three-credit classes, one Spanish class and one biology/psychology class. 

Click here for course descriptions.


The University of Salamanca offers dormitory accommodations with a meal plan. You will mix with Spanish students and international students in order to facilitate your immersion into the Spanish language and culture.

More info can be found here.

Estimated Program Costs

Students pursuing program participation accept financial responsibility. Purdue will take measures to mitigate financial risks, although will not be liable for loss.
Students should carefully note what costs need to be paid to Purdue University or to a co-sponsor or agency, and what costs need to be paid at the overseas study location.  This will vary by program.
The program fee includes UCONN tuition for six credits, housing, and most meals.

Costs for this program are estimated and subject to change. The cost figures listed below are for: Summer 2024

Costs per term to be billed by Purdue and Co-sponsor
Program Fee $4,376.00
Study Abroad Fee $609.00
Housing $1,520.00
Purdue International Insurance (per month) $32.00

Approximate additional costs per term
To be paid by the student.
Round-trip Airfare $1,500.00
Meals $500.00
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $0.00 - $400.00
Travel Documents (passport, photos) $175.00

Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.

Application Deadlines

For full consideration, students must submit all supporting documents (typically an essay, transcripts, 1-2 recommendations, and copy of passport) before or by the application deadline.  Popular programs fill quickly, often before the deadline. To ensure a place in a program, apply early.

As soon as a student submits an online application, a My Study Abroad account is created. Applicants should consult this page often to check on the status of the application.

Program Application Deadline
UCONN-Neuroscience in Salamanca Feb 1

Returnees Information

UCONN-Neuroscience in Salamanca

Click below to search for Purdue students who have participated in this program and are willing to be contacted.  If you get no results, you can use the search form to find people who studied in the country you are interested in.


The websites listed below contain information about this program. The accuracy of information at external sites cannot be guaranteed.

For more information on this program, please contact the Study Abroad Office by phone (765) 494-2383 or email studyabroad@purdue.edu.