Lanzada Calatayud Álvarez Director [email_address] PRESENTATION FOR THE  CONSORTIUM IN PILGRIMAGE STUDIES
INTERNATIONAL COURSES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA   UNIVERSIDADE DE SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA South Campus
Why Study in the University of Santiago de Compostela? <ul><ul><li>University with more than  500 years of teaching experi...
Cursos Internacionales –USC has organized programms for:  <ul><ul><li>Suffolk County Community College at New York </li></...
Living in Santiago de Compostela:  The City
World Heritage City Open, friendly and safe city   Goal of the Camino de Santiago Young and University City Huge offer of ...
International Courses - USC Academic Offer <ul><li>1.  REGULAR COURSES </li></ul><ul><li>Summer courses: June, July, Augus...
International Courses - USC Academic Offer <ul><li>2.   EFE COURSES:  SPANISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES </li></ul><ul><li>Span...
Methodology On line written test and placement face review Levels according to CEFR – Common European Framework of  Refere...
SPANISH COURSES <ul><li>    4 week courses : </li></ul><ul><li>80 hours programme </li></ul><ul><li>15 hours of Cultural a...
Spanish language course programme <ul><li>Morning lessons (20h/week) </li></ul><ul><li>3 hours of Spanish language  </li><...
Spanish language course programme <ul><li>Cultural seminars topics: </li></ul><ul><li>- Spanish Music and Cinema </li></ul...
Cultural programme Guided tour to the cathedral and monumental city Visit to the USC historical heritage  Visit to museums...
Cultural programme Literary gatherings Lectures on current affairs  Dancing workshops Night tours Cooking workshops
One day trip s
EXCURSIÓN SÁBADO 17 RÍA DE AROUSA Ría de Arousa One day trip s
On the Road to Santiago de Compostela One day trip s
Sport Activities <ul><li>Free access to USC sport facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Swimming-pool </li></ul><ul><li>Athletics t...
Accommodation <ul><li>University Hall </li></ul><ul><li>Bedrooms   with suite bathrooms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Single or do...
Meals University dinning halls Restaurants and tapas bar
Fee Services <ul><ul><li>Tutorials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cultural activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University ca...
THE PILGRIMS’ ROAD TO SANTIAGO COURSE  SPANISH LANGUAGE & JACOBEANCULTURE   Organised in collaboration with Xacobeo, Xunta...
Duration 2 weeks course, including a walking stage of the French Route of the Camino Dates   4-15 June, 2012 1-12 October,...
Aims   - To extend students’ knowledge of the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route, using a multidisciplinary approach, whi...
Our students More tham 100 students from Brazil, Japan, United States, Canada, Korea and Europe  (Belgium, Denmark, Irelan...
Academic programme - Spanish language (10 hours) - History, Culture, Art, Geography, Literature and Gastronomy of the Road...
Spanish lessons:  To improve the students communicative skills Academic programme
- The History of Pilgrimages and the Cult of st. James Literature of the Camino. Pilgrimage Journal. Walking seminar: Pilg...
- The Camino de Santiago Routes and Jacobean Art  - Walking seminar:  Cathedral and its Surroundings Seminars on the Camin...
Geography and the Landscape of the Road Ph. Dr. Alberto Martí Ezpeleta, USC Professor of Geography Seminars on the Camino
<ul><li>Gastronomy and the Camino de Santiago.  </li></ul><ul><li>Walking Seminars: Gastronomic tour </li></ul><ul><li>Ph....
Gastronomic tour
Cultural activities and walking seminars
Guided visit to Santiago Cathedral
Guided visit to the University’s Historic and Artistic Heritage
Gathering held in cafés in the historic city centre
Jacobean tour in the city
Recepción oficial en el Ayuntamiento de Santiago y en  el Rectorado de la USC Receptions at the City Hall of Santiago and ...
On the Road: From O Cebreiro to Santiago de Compostela
<ul><li>On the Road:   </li></ul><ul><li>University professor accompanying the group </li></ul><ul><li>-  Walking seminars...
ROUTE  1 Stage:  O Cebreiro - Triacastela - Sarria (21 km)  2  Stage:  Sarria - Portomarín (22 km)  3 Stage:  Portomarín -...
Accommodation Hostels/albergues on the Road and full board
O Cebreiro - Triacastela - Sarria Departure:  O Cebreiro
O Cebreiro - Triacastela – Sarria
O Cebreiro - Triacastela – Sarria Alto do Cebreiro
Walking seminars:  Monasterio de Samos
Sarria - Portomarín
Sarria - Portomarín
Portomarín-Palas de Rei
Pulpo en Melide
Walking seminar:  Castillo del Pambre
Portomarín- Palas de Rei A stop on the Way
Palas de Rei- Rivadisio de Abaixo
Ribadisio de Abaixo – O Pino Walking seminar: Monasterio de Sobrado dos Monxes
Last stage in the Way: O Monte do Gozo
Arrinving in Compostela
In the Obradoiro
At Compostela
Dean of the Cathedral delivering the Compostelas to the students/pilgrims
Closing Ceremony at the  University Chancellery
<ul><li>REQUIREMENTS IN ORDER TO TAKE PART IN THE COURSE Minimum age 17 years. Level of Spanish REQUIREMENTS TO TAKE PART ...
Santiago is waiting for you! Main Hall of the University de Santiago de Compostela
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  1. 1. Lanzada Calatayud Álvarez Director [email_address] PRESENTATION FOR THE CONSORTIUM IN PILGRIMAGE STUDIES
  2. 2. INTERNATIONAL COURSES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA UNIVERSIDADE DE SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA South Campus
  3. 3. Why Study in the University of Santiago de Compostela? <ul><ul><li>University with more than 500 years of teaching experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prestigious languages faculty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Campus integrated within the city </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Huge sportive and cultural offer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infrastructures combining tradition and modernity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dynamic, experienced and high qualified teachers </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Cursos Internacionales –USC has organized programms for: <ul><ul><li>Suffolk County Community College at New York </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Suny at Old Westbury at New York </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosftra University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Metropolitan Denver College (Colorado) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Loras College (Iowa) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Western Michigan University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>British Columbia University (Canadá) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>William Paterson University of New Jersey </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Texas Tec University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Duke University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Pennsylvania </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kansas University </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Living in Santiago de Compostela: The City
  6. 6. World Heritage City Open, friendly and safe city Goal of the Camino de Santiago Young and University City Huge offer of culture and leisure Sustainable model city More than 20 Km of green areas Half an hour to the seaside International airport Cosmopolitan city (students, tourists and pilgrims)
  7. 7. International Courses - USC Academic Offer <ul><li>1. REGULAR COURSES </li></ul><ul><li>Summer courses: June, July, August and September </li></ul><ul><li>Fall and Spring courses </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Semester </li></ul><ul><li>Didactics and methodology courses for foreign teachers of Spanish in collaboration with the Spanish Ministry of Education </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation course for DELE (August) </li></ul>
  8. 8. International Courses - USC Academic Offer <ul><li>2. EFE COURSES: SPANISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish and Business </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish and Health sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish and Camino de Santiago </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish and tourism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3. TAILOR MADE COURSES </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Methodology On line written test and placement face review Levels according to CEFR – Common European Framework of Reference: Beginner (A1) Intermediate (A2 & B1) Advanced (B2) Superior (C1 & C2) Communicative resources on real situations Linguistic and cultural immersion
  10. 10. SPANISH COURSES <ul><li> 4 week courses : </li></ul><ul><li>80 hours programme </li></ul><ul><li>15 hours of Cultural activities </li></ul><ul><li>15 students class size </li></ul><ul><li>Tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>6 levels of Spanish language: </li></ul><ul><li> Beginner (A1) </li></ul><ul><li>Intermediate (A2 & B1) </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced (B2) </li></ul><ul><li>Superior (C1 & C2) </li></ul><ul><li>Diploma </li></ul>
  11. 11. Spanish language course programme <ul><li>Morning lessons (20h/week) </li></ul><ul><li>3 hours of Spanish language </li></ul><ul><li>+ </li></ul><ul><li>1 hour of language workshops </li></ul><ul><li>(low levels) </li></ul><ul><li>1 hour of cultural seminars </li></ul><ul><li>(high levels) </li></ul>
  12. 12. Spanish language course programme <ul><li>Cultural seminars topics: </li></ul><ul><li>- Spanish Music and Cinema </li></ul><ul><li>- Spanish Politics & Economy </li></ul><ul><li>- Spanish Business </li></ul><ul><li>Spain and Latin America: History and Culture </li></ul><ul><li>- Voices in Spanish: language and literature </li></ul><ul><li>- Multilinguism in Spain: </li></ul><ul><li>the Galicien culture </li></ul><ul><li>- The Camino de Santiago </li></ul><ul><li>Seminars taught by </li></ul><ul><li>USC expert professors </li></ul>
  13. 13. Cultural programme Guided tour to the cathedral and monumental city Visit to the USC historical heritage Visit to museums Cinema
  14. 14. Cultural programme Literary gatherings Lectures on current affairs Dancing workshops Night tours Cooking workshops
  15. 15. One day trip s
  16. 16. EXCURSIÓN SÁBADO 17 RÍA DE AROUSA Ría de Arousa One day trip s
  17. 17. On the Road to Santiago de Compostela One day trip s
  18. 18. Sport Activities <ul><li>Free access to USC sport facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Swimming-pool </li></ul><ul><li>Athletics tracks </li></ul><ul><li>Gym </li></ul><ul><li>Soccer pitch </li></ul><ul><li>Sports centre </li></ul><ul><li>Tennis courts </li></ul>
  19. 19. Accommodation <ul><li>University Hall </li></ul><ul><li>Bedrooms with suite bathrooms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Single or double rooms </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Homestay </li></ul><ul><li>Individual or double room </li></ul><ul><li>Half or full boarding </li></ul><ul><li>Laundry included </li></ul><ul><li>3. Shared Flat </li></ul><ul><li>Single room </li></ul><ul><li>Equipped kitchen </li></ul>
  20. 20. Meals University dinning halls Restaurants and tapas bar
  21. 21. Fee Services <ul><ul><li>Tutorials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cultural activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University card </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Books and class material </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access to the campus WIFI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access to University facilities: sports, libraries, computer rooms.. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health insurance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diploma </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accomodation arrangements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tourist and culture information about Santiago de Compostela and Galicia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support staff for cultural activies and other practical issues </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. THE PILGRIMS’ ROAD TO SANTIAGO COURSE SPANISH LANGUAGE & JACOBEANCULTURE Organised in collaboration with Xacobeo, Xunta de Galicia
  23. 23. Duration 2 weeks course, including a walking stage of the French Route of the Camino Dates 4-15 June, 2012 1-12 October, 2012
  24. 24. Aims - To extend students’ knowledge of the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route, using a multidisciplinary approach, which covers the History, Art, Geography, Literature, Gastronomy and the present day of the Camino. - To combine the study of Spanish Language and culture with a walking stage of the route.
  25. 25. Our students More tham 100 students from Brazil, Japan, United States, Canada, Korea and Europe (Belgium, Denmark, Ireland and Bulgaria)
  26. 26. Academic programme - Spanish language (10 hours) - History, Culture, Art, Geography, Literature and Gastronomy of the Road to Santiago (30 hours) - Seminars on the Camino de Santiago taught by USC expert professors
  27. 27. Spanish lessons: To improve the students communicative skills Academic programme
  28. 28. - The History of Pilgrimages and the Cult of st. James Literature of the Camino. Pilgrimage Journal. Walking seminar: Pilgrimages Museum Ph. Dr. José M. Andrade, USC Professor of Medieval History Academic coordinator Seminars on the Camino
  29. 29. - The Camino de Santiago Routes and Jacobean Art - Walking seminar: Cathedral and its Surroundings Seminars on the Camino Ph. Dr. Miguel Taín, USC Professor of Art
  30. 30. Geography and the Landscape of the Road Ph. Dr. Alberto Martí Ezpeleta, USC Professor of Geography Seminars on the Camino
  31. 31. <ul><li>Gastronomy and the Camino de Santiago. </li></ul><ul><li>Walking Seminars: Gastronomic tour </li></ul><ul><li>Ph. Dr. Xavier Castro, Professor of Contemporary History, USC </li></ul>Seminars on the Camino
  32. 32. Gastronomic tour
  33. 33. Cultural activities and walking seminars
  34. 34. Guided visit to Santiago Cathedral
  35. 35. Guided visit to the University’s Historic and Artistic Heritage
  36. 36. Gathering held in cafés in the historic city centre
  37. 37. Jacobean tour in the city
  38. 38. Recepción oficial en el Ayuntamiento de Santiago y en el Rectorado de la USC Receptions at the City Hall of Santiago and University Chancellery
  39. 39. On the Road: From O Cebreiro to Santiago de Compostela
  40. 40. <ul><li>On the Road: </li></ul><ul><li>University professor accompanying the group </li></ul><ul><li>- Walking seminars about art and history of the Camino Francés </li></ul><ul><li>- A bus carrying students’ luggage and providing support </li></ul>
  41. 41. ROUTE 1 Stage: O Cebreiro - Triacastela - Sarria (21 km) 2 Stage: Sarria - Portomarín (22 km) 3 Stage: Portomarín - Palas de Rei (24 km) 4 Stage: Palas de Rei - Arzúa (28 km) 5 Stage: Arzúa - O Pino (20 km) 6 Stage: O Pino- Santiago (18 km)
  42. 42. Accommodation Hostels/albergues on the Road and full board
  43. 43. O Cebreiro - Triacastela - Sarria Departure: O Cebreiro
  44. 44. O Cebreiro - Triacastela – Sarria
  45. 45. O Cebreiro - Triacastela – Sarria Alto do Cebreiro
  46. 46. Walking seminars: Monasterio de Samos
  47. 47. Sarria - Portomarín
  48. 48. Sarria - Portomarín
  49. 49. Portomarín-Palas de Rei
  50. 50. Pulpo en Melide
  51. 51. Walking seminar: Castillo del Pambre
  52. 52. Portomarín- Palas de Rei A stop on the Way
  53. 53. Palas de Rei- Rivadisio de Abaixo
  54. 54. Ribadisio de Abaixo – O Pino Walking seminar: Monasterio de Sobrado dos Monxes
  55. 55. Last stage in the Way: O Monte do Gozo
  56. 56. Arrinving in Compostela
  57. 57. In the Obradoiro
  58. 58. At Compostela
  59. 59. Dean of the Cathedral delivering the Compostelas to the students/pilgrims
  60. 60. Closing Ceremony at the University Chancellery
  61. 61. <ul><li>REQUIREMENTS IN ORDER TO TAKE PART IN THE COURSE Minimum age 17 years. Level of Spanish REQUIREMENTS TO TAKE PART IN THE COURSE - Minimum age: 17 years - Level of Spanish: B2 (Advanced) is required. - Minimum number of participants: 15 Further information on the course and enrolment http://internationalcourses.usc.es “Road to Santiago Course” English edition of this course can be arranged by request at any date for groups. No previous knowledge of Spanish is required. The course can be organised any time of the year by request. </li></ul>
  62. 62. Santiago is waiting for you! Main Hall of the University de Santiago de Compostela

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