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Math Exchange at the University of Cantabria
Santander, Spain (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Spring
Budget Sheets Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 08/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission 01/15/2019 06/29/2019
NOTE: **Estimated Start and End Dates

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be notified via email upon acceptance into this program.
Fact Sheet:
Areas of Study: Mathematics
Language of Instruction:
English, Spanish
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Visa Required: Yes
Academic Level: Undergraduate Program Type: Reciprocal Student Exchange
Off campus student housing: Yes
Program Description:
Program Description:

Math and Statistics students have the opportunity to participate in an exchange program with the University of Cantabria in Spain. The University of Cantabria is a young public university, founded in 1972, whose main objective is to contribute to social progress via its commitment to teaching and scientific excellence. The university has more than 12,000 students. The University of Cantabria’s campus is divided between Santander -the capital of the Autonomous Region of Cantabria- and Torrelavega, a town 20 kilometres from the capital. This beautiful region of half a million inhabitants is on the shores of the Cantabrian Sea and is crossed by a mountain range. The shores and inland valleys offer a wide variety of landscapes as a consequence of the mild, moist climate of so called Green Spain.

Minimum Requirements:  

UCF GPA: 3.0 
Must be in good standing (academic, conduct and financial) with UCF
Must be registered full time while participating in the exchange
Must be a junior or senior at the time of exchange
Must have at least one semester left to graduate, upon returning from your semester abroad

Program Contact:    Dr. Barry Griffiths,    Barry.Griffiths@ucf.edu    Mathematical Science Building 115,   407 823 0438

Application Process:

You can apply online for this program. The application includes submitting a brief essay (500 words) that clearly describes your academic and personal goals, as well as how this program would further them. We recommend you work on your essay outside the application environment and then paste it on the appropriate field.

Selected participants must meet with their Academic Advisor to discuss and register for the appropriate coursework. Coursework completed through the program may count asequivalent UCF course credit and/or as restricted or general elective credit.

All applications will be reviewed by the Math Department and selected applicants will be notified of how to follow up. Assessment of the applications will be based on the academic qualifications of the applicant, as well as fit with the courses that the applicant has taken. UCF does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation and/or veteran status.

Additional Information:

While most of the courses offered are in Spanish, the University of Cantabria offers some courses in English. Please look at the course syllabi on Cantabria's website to determine the language of instruction.

University of Cantabria Exchange website 
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Cantabria International Student Guide
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IIE: A Student Guide to Study Abroad