CIEE-Seville: Psychology and Health Science

Program Details

Program Location Seville, Spain
Sponsor CIEE
Program Type Co-sponsored
Course # SA 31023
Duration Semester
Upcoming Program Dates
Fall 2024 09/03/24 to 12/13/24
Past Dates
Spring 2024 01/23/24 to 05/10/24
Page Links
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Please Note: Programs may be altered or adapted with little notice


Students applying for semester programs in Spain must have a valid, usable passport at the time of application. Passport must be valid for 12 months after the program end date.

Seville is a welcoming city that will captivate you immediately. Enjoy its tranquility and wander the streets during the day, taking in the Guadalquivir River, followed by tapas and flamenco, the highest form of art and expression in southern Spain. The cuisine of Seville is an art form in itself and boasts very special regional artisan dishes. And don’t forget about the city’s vibrant nightlife and incredible weather all year round.

CIEE Seville is in the historic downtown neighborhood of “Santa Cruz,” very close to the University of Seville’s main campus. Study and make local friends in an 18th-century palace while enjoying a large variety of weekly cultural activities and events. No better way to improve your intercultural skills and abilities.

As a study abroad student, you are about to embark on an intercultural journey full of learning opportunities. You will have the chance to live in a vibrant cosmopolitan city with many opportunities to experience the business entrepreneurial personality of Sevillanos firsthand. Don’t miss the occasion to explore Seville’s colorful streets, become captivated by the immemorial culture surrounding you, and fall in love with the heart of Andalucia. Discover a city brimming with life and history and learn how it has evolved through the centuries and inspired the rest of the world.

For more program information, please visit the program website. This program is sponsored by:CIEE.


Students applying for semester programs in Spain must have a valid, usable passport at the time of application. Passport must be valid for 12 months after the program end date.

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

For coursework in Spanish: students must have completed 4-5 semesters of college level Spanish.

GPA Requirement: 2.5 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]
Specifically from: PSY, HK (HHS)

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

One Psychology and/or Health Sciences course at CIEE or a local university.

Three or four additional elective courses at any combination of CIEE and the local universities.

For students intending to take courses in Spanish: 

  • Four semesters of college-level Spanish or the equivalent is required for Cursos Concertados or CIEE courses
  • Five semesters of college-level Spanish or equivalent is required for EUSA and Universidad de Sevilla regular courses
More information about academics can be found HERE.


  • Make lifelong friendships with local Spanish students through weekly fun and engaging activities all around the city.
  • Explore beyond Seville and participate in overnights, day trips, and excursions to discover other Spanish cities in the region of Andalucía. Past destinations included Córdoba, Cádiz, Málaga, Jerez de la Frontera, Ronda, and Aracena.
  • Try kayaking the Guadalquivir River at sunset or hiking in the “Sierra Norte.” Become a Sevillano and discover Seville’s social lifestyle firsthand while engaging with the local community. Seville’s lifestyle will make you fall in love with Spain’s traditions and customs.
  • Join a group that matches your interests – sports, environment, food and wine, etc. Groups include Spanish students and meet throughout the semester.


All housing is within a 30-minute commute to CIEE.

Homestays: Live with a Spanish-speaking family, with or without another CIEE student, and immerse yourself in the city’s language and culture. Each student has an individual room. Three meals per day are included.

Residence Halls: Students usually live with a mix of CIEE, local, and international students. Students live in studio apartments. Residence Halls have study rooms, meeting common spaces, tv rooms, a cinema room, laundry, a gym, a swimming pool, and many more services. Meals are not included. Students have access to the studio apartment kitchens.

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 and Housing Fees include: Tuition, housing, excursions, and on-site orientation. Depending on the housing option selected, some or most meals may be included.

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

Costs per semester to be billed by Purdue and Co-sponsor
Program Fee $14,256.00
Study Abroad Fee $914.10
Housing $4,500.00
Insurance $194.00

Approximate additional costs per semester
To be paid by the student.
Round-trip Airfare $1,250.00
Local Transportation $160.00
Visa $160.00
Books and Supplies $60.00
Meals $1,040.00
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $0.00 - $260.00
Travel Documents (passport, photos) $175.00

Financial Aid

CIEE has scholarships available, more information can be found HERE.

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
Fall Semester Program Mar 1
Spring Semester Program Sep 1

Returnees Information

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