In order to facilitate your immersion and knowledge of Spain and its cultures, the program programs a number of activities outside of the classroom .

A student talks about her extracurricular activities


Some activities organized and sponsored by GU-Salamanca



Off to the North of Spain. 


You will get to know some traditional destinations and some that are more off-the beaten track. Some excursion destinations in past years have included: Ávila, Segovia, Toledo, Madrid, Andalusia, Extremadura, Portugal, Ribera del Duero wine country, the Campo Charro and nearby mountain hiking. Click here for more information on excursions.



Playing "pádel" (a Spanish sport)

Local Program Activities.

Program activities in Salamanca typically include such events as group meals with our Spanish mentors, city tours, films, concerts, plays, cooking classes, and sports events.


A student volunteers in a local school

Community Service

The program works with students to help them find community service opportunities that suit their interests.For those students interested in teaching, our program partners with the local Board of Education to place students in local public schools. Click here for more information on volunteer activities