Basque in the Beauty of Bilbao

Stephanie Casas is an ISA Site Specialist for Spain. Stephanie works with students studying abroad in Bilbao, Granada and Valencia. Nestled on the Northern Coast of Spain, Bilbao is off the beaten path – a hidden gem that not many people think of when they think of Spain. The capital of the Biscay Province, is most known for the iconic Guggenheim Museum, but what else is there? Beyond the modern titanium structure that stands across the river from the Universidad de Deusto and ISA office, students are able to experience an abundance of art, exquisite cuisine and natural beauty. Wonder … Continue reading Basque in the Beauty of Bilbao

ISA Sites Around the Globe Celebrate Community Service Day

Community Service around the Globe Each semester ISA sites around the world organize a community service day for students.  This serves as a time for students to give back to the community where they live and develop a closer connection with locals.  Here’s a few of the great activities that students were involved in this fall 2013 semester in ISA sites near and far. Brussels, Belgium ISA partnered with an organization called Serve the City to visit with Afghan refugees who are currently taking temporary shelter at a local church.  ISA students and staff provided them with hot drinks and … Continue reading ISA Sites Around the Globe Celebrate Community Service Day

Let’s Get Down to Business: Is Bilbao Right for Me?

Lindsey Wineholt is an ISA Site Specialist for Spain. Lindsey works with students studying in Salamanca and Bilbao. Based at the Universidad del Deusto in Bilbao, the Business, International Relations & Spanish Language program is ideal for students looking to study in a prestigious university AND gain both practical hands-on experience during their time abroad. Here are five reasons why you should consider it: 1. Study at the oldest private university and oldest business school in Spain. The University of Deusto is internationally renowned for its prestigious business program, and offers a wide variety of Business courses instructed in both … Continue reading Let’s Get Down to Business: Is Bilbao Right for Me?

Fall 2013 Application Deadlines Extended for Select Programs

We are pleased to announce that application deadlines have been extended to June 10th for the following programs: SPAIN Barcelona Fall 1 – Spanish Language, Liberal Arts & Business Barcelona Fall 3 – Hispanic Studies Barcelona Year 1 – Spanish Language, Liberal Arts & Business Barcelona Year 3 – Hispanic Studies Bilbao Fall 1 – Spanish Language & Liberal Arts Bilbao Fall 2 – Business, International Relations & Spanish Language Bilbao Year 1 – Spanish Language & Liberal Arts Bilbao Year 2 – Business, International Relations & Spanish Language Granada, Fall 1- Intensive Spanish Language Granada, Fall 2A- Spanish Language, … Continue reading Fall 2013 Application Deadlines Extended for Select Programs

Delicous & Entertaining: Gastronomy and Theater in Bilbao, Spain

Lindsey Wineholt is an ISA Site Specialist for Spain. Lindsey works with students studying in Bilbao, Málaga and Salamanca. Would you like to sample the world-renown pintxos of the Basque Country?  Are you looking to get in touch with your theatrical side while studying in Spain? ISA Bilbao programs (Spanish Language & Liberal Arts and Business, International Relations & Spanish Language) are offering two new courses for the fall 2013 semester:  Spanish Through Gastronomy and Spanish Through Drama. The Spanish Through Gastronomy course will focus on appreciating Spanish cuisine, old and new, by learning culinary terminology, cooking techniques, and sampling … Continue reading Delicous & Entertaining: Gastronomy and Theater in Bilbao, Spain

Education and Business Academic Internships Now Available at the University of Deusto

Looking for more ways to immerse yourself into Spanish culture? Do you want to boost your resume while abroad? Consider an academic internship with ISA Bilbao. Students have the opportunity to participate in an Internship in Business or an Internship in Education during their Semester or Academic Year. The prestigious University of Deusto individual internship placements based on each student’s area of interest within either Business or Education. There are a limited amount of placements still available for Spring 2013, but time is ticking! Internship in Business Students enroll in an Internship in Business course at the university and spend … Continue reading Education and Business Academic Internships Now Available at the University of Deusto

ISA at 25 Interviews: Resident Director of ISA’s Flagship Program in Salamanca – Carmen’s Story

Each week we will be featuring interviews with ISA staff members as part of our 25th Anniversary. This week we’re talking to Carmen Abanades Cruz, Resident Director for ISA in Salamanca, Spain. Carmen has been with ISA since 2001. What do you do here at ISA? My position in the company is ISA Resident Director in Salamanca, Spain. There are seven of us here, and I oversee day-to-day operation of the office. Tell us a little bit about your background, and how you came to work for ISA as Resident Director in Salamanca. Did you study abroad? If so, please … Continue reading ISA at 25 Interviews: Resident Director of ISA’s Flagship Program in Salamanca – Carmen’s Story

Nine ISAabroad Spain Offices Give Back Through Community Service

To expand on International Studies Abroad’s (ISA) 25th year in the field of international education, students and resident staff at nine International Studies Abroad Spain offices gathered together to give back to local communities all over the country. From raising awareness to gathering food donations to planting trees, ISA prides itself on our many volunteer projects, and we thank everyone for their time and efforts! ISA Students Spend Time Volunteering Throughout Spain ISA Salamanca In collaboration with the University of Salamanca’s office of Green Initiatives, ISA Salamanca helped: Create signage for bike parking at the university Develop a public service … Continue reading Nine ISAabroad Spain Offices Give Back Through Community Service