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  • Locations: San Sebastian, Spain
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Host Institution Website: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: LMU applicants only
  • Program Costs: Fall, Spring
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start/Arrival Date End/Departure Date
Fall 2019 03/02/2019
03/26/2019 09/05/2019 12/22/2019
NOTE: The start and end dates listed here are approximate. Please confirm arrival and departure dates with host institution upon acceptance.

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Application Fee: $100 Click here for a definition of this term Financial Aid Applicability: All Financial Aid (Institutional, Federal and State)
Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: Sophomore, Junior, Senior Minimum GPA: 3.0
Housing Option(s): Apartment Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: LMU Transfer Credit
Click here for a definition of this term Study Abroad 101 Info Session Required: Yes Study Abroad Advisor: Wilson Potts
Click here for a definition of this term Study Abroad Program Advising Meeting Required: Yes Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Business, Communication Studies, Economics, Education, Finance, International Business, International Relations, Management, Marketing, Social Work, Spanish, Tourism
Program Description:
San Sebastian, Spain
Students from LMU can attend the University of Deusto in San Sebastián for one or two semesters. There are multiple courses offered by the various departments. In addition to the courses related to the students' majors, students have the opportunity to learn about Spanish and Basque culture and to improve their Spanish language skills. Exchange students will have access to an academic adviser and a buddy - a local student - during their stay at the University of Deusto. In addition to their studies, students can enhance their experience by participating with local and exchange students in sports and social, cultural and religious activities.

San Sebastian in Basque Country is regarded by many as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Located on the Bay of Biscay, the San Sebastian coast and its surrounding environment, where the sea and mountain merge, are wonderful places to visit. The Bay, with La Concha beach and the artistic sculpture called El Peine del Viento (the Wind's Comb) by sculptor Eduardo Chillida and architect Peña Ganchegui, are its main landmarks.

The city's urban development is based on painstaking protection of its green areas and parks. Most key places of interest can be easily reached on foot, strolling along its promenades and pedestrian walkways, or by bike along a network of 'bidegorris' (cycle lanes). San Sebastian is a city of contrasts. Nowadays, old and stately buildings like the old Great Casino (now the Town Hall), the Miramar Palace or the bridges over the river Urumea, stand beside state-of-the-art buildings like the Kursaal Auditorium and Congress Centre, designed by architect Rafael Moneo, Anoeta Sports City, or the innovative Miramon Technology Park.

San Sebastian is a cultural and artistic center with a wide range of services and congresses. The Kursaal is the main venue for the San Sebastian International Film Festival, the only Spanish film festival of such a high standard and in fact one of the most prestigious in Europe, held in September every year. The 'Jazzaldia' or Jazz Festival and the 'Musical Fortnight' (jazz and classical musical festivals, respectively) are some of its most important cultural events, without forgetting the city's main traditional feasts, known as the 'Tamborrada', which is held on the night of the 19th to 20th January every year.

The Old Quarter of San Sebastian is the city's historical and leisure center, and one of the best places to taste the local cuisine ranging from its famous 'pintxos' to the best designer restaurants. Basque food is internationally renowned. San Sebastián is the capital city of the province of Gipuzkoa, in the Basque Country near the border with France. San Sebastián's picturesque coastline makes it a popular beach resort. Throughout the year, students can enjoy the city's natural beauty, the hospitality of its people and the delicious food. 


When searches for courses, please be sure that they are offered on the San Sebastián campus. Each 6-ECTS course is normally equivalent to a 3-unit course at LMU. For Business Majors, please note that the business courses are not AASCB-accredited, which means that the courses taken will most likely fulfill elective requirements.

To search for courses, click here and follow the instructions below.
  1. Make sure that the San Sebastian is selected as the campus.
  2. Towards the bottom of the page, click on one of the schools at a time, e.g., BMA + International Management Skills, BMA, or Communication.
  3. You will then be taken to a particular school's main page, click on Curriculum or Academic Plan or Study Plan on the left of the page, and the courses will be listed under Subject by years. If a course is offered in English, there will be a PDF file under that column. Click on the PDF file to view the syllabus for that particular course. Upperclassmen should choose courses from the third-, fourth- and fifth-year levels.

The Student Reception and Lodging Service (SAYA), which provides welcome and accommodation services, is the most popular agency for students. The agency's Flat Renting offers invaluable help, assisting students in finding reasonably priced housing. The agency guarantees to help Deusto students find flats located near the campus. SAYA also offers other advantages, such as a free welcome service. To access the housing application form, click here.

During the study abroad application process, students should start searching for information about the requirements and supporting documents needed to obtain the Student Visa for this program. Obtaining a student visa may take several weeks or even months. Therefore, it is recommended that students make their visa appointments early on. Keep in mind that visa processing may take longer in July and August than in other periods of the year.

Students can find the nearest Spanish consulate on Spain's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation website. For the Consulate of Spain in Los Angeles, click here.

This program is currently not accepting applications.