Study Abroad at Universidad de León

Europe Spain Leon

Universidad de León is one of the most prominent institutions in Europe and welcomes students from all over the world to its official center of languages. León is an ideal location to study Spanish and explore architectural masterpieces and famous cathedrals. By day, immerse yourself in the rich culture of the city, where the traditional language of Leónese is still a dialect spoken by locals. By night, enjoy the modern nightlife of León, which seamlessly blends the old and new to deliver an all-around unforgettable study abroad experience.

Academic strength: Spanish/Hispanic Studies
Rankings: Globally Recognized
Languages requirement: Spanish
GPA requirement: Sound academic performance

About the University

Universidad de León

Universidad de León is one of the most prominent institutions in Europe and welcomes students from all over the world to its official center of languages.

Leon, once the capital kingdom in the middle ages, is an ideal location to study Spanish and explore architectural masterpieces and famous cathedrals. By day, immerse yourself in the rich culture of the city, where the traditional language of Leonese is still a dialect spoken by locals. By night, enjoy the modern nightlife of Leon, which seamlessly blends the old and new to deliver an all-around unforgettable study abroad experience.

Learn more at Universidad de Leon's official website

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We've Seen It All

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Luo Shiyi
“The immersive field trips are the best way to consolidate our textbook learning. The tour of historical sites, the scenes in the streets and the people we met, has left us with a deep impression and is worth of our reflection.”
Shiyi Luo, Past SAF Student

Know Your New City, León

The Light of León

There is so much to see and do in León to enhance your study abroad experience. 

The Pulchra Leonina, the Sistine Chapelm and the old Hospital de San Marcos are just some of the highlights of this former Roman encampment. 

Find out more and make sure you visit the Tourism Bureau for more information!

Leon Tourism

Student Health & Safety

We champion health, safety, and security. As part of IES Abroad, the largest study abroad organization in the United States, we have set the standard for health and safety in study abroad for decades. We plan for the ‘what if’, so you can get on with the experience of a lifetime.
International Health Insurance

International health insurance included in the cost of your program

24/7 Emergency Phone Support

Total coverage to support you while traveling and in your new city

Location-Specific Information

Health and safety information prepared based on your destination

Health In Your Language

Highly trained multilingual staff to connect you to healthcare providers

Secure Housing

Quality, safe, secure housing within close proximity to your classes

Dedicated Expertise

Protection by a Dean of Students Office advocating for your interests

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