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140 international students at the University's ILCE summer courses

The students come from the USA, Canada, India, Japan and Sweden.

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Students and professors participating in the ILCE summer courses. PHOTO: Manuel Castells
02/08/17 14:30 Maria Salanova

The high school of language and Spanish Culture (ILCE) of the University of Navarra is hosting this summer the stay of about 140 international students from countries such as USA, Canada, India, Japan or Sweden.

The summer courses organized by high school offer an immersion in the knowledge of language and Spanish culture, through classes and extracurricular activities.

Students from the American universities of Michigan, Scranton, Northeastern, Northeastern, California State Polytechnic, the College of The Holy Cross, the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm (Sweden), the Pathways World School in India, Centennial College in Canada and Yokohama City University in Japan are participating in this year's edition. At the same time, 12 North American students have taken part in the intensive Rice in Spain program on doctor-patient communication in Spanish for future doctors.

Together with the ILCE's academic staff , professors from the universities of Columbia, Miami, Rice, Mississippi, or New York collaborate in the courses, in the framework of the innovation projects professor and methodology that the University of Navarra is implementing in the teaching of Spanish as a foreign language language .

On the other hand, among the extracurricular activities in which the students have participated, the following stand out: visit to Santiago de Compostela, Barcelona, Bilbao, Loyola, San Sebastián or Olite, as well as canoeing or flamenco rumba classes.