Arcadia STEM Summer Research program in Granada

For Summer 2021, Arcadia is currently planning to run a travel based research program in Granada.  Conditions continue to be monitored by Aracadia.  Pleae check out the Arcadia Granada STEM Summer 2021 Research page and Project listings.  Please note, the University of Pittsburgh has not announced the global exeriences plan for summer 2021 as of this date.  Please continue to check back for further updates. At present there are also Arcadia STEM research program being offered  in London, Glasglow and Dublin.  
The Arcadia STEM Summer Research program in Granada provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to conduct research for 8 weeks in Spain. Students are able to tackle a dynamic research project at the Inter-University Research Institute in Andalusia (IISTA).This program is advertised for Environmental Sciences, Physics & Math students.
Application requirements:

  • Pitt student in good standing
  • Minimum 2.8 GPA
  • Please check partner school for additional requirements

Cost of the program:  Please check with the provider's website. Please note once you are registered for the program, you will be charged the $300 study abroad fee through the Pitt Pay system. Remember that your lifestyle and spending choices can greatly affect the amount of money you'll need while abroad.  Visit our Budgeting page for more information.
Questions about Funding study abroad?  Check out the Study Abroad’s funding search page and note that SSoE has funding specifically for Pitt engineering students.
Arcadia Abroad is offering you a $500 scholarship to be applied to your program fee if you submit your application for a Fall 2021 program with Arcadia Abroad by February 1, 2021! Check out more information here

Academic Description: 
Students earned 6 credits for participating in the program during the summer. The credits for summer have not been announced. The credits are directly related to your research project. It is suggested that you contact your department faculty director to find out how the courses will count for your requirements. All research is conducted in English. Some basic conversational Spanish is helpful to navigate daily life in Granada, though is not a prerequisite for participation. Prior project examples include: On the relationship between air pollution and noise levels in the Granada Urban Area; Can pollen particle matter be monitored by Sun-Photometric Techniques?; Atmospheric particles influence on clouds: Why are those clouds there?
Biological Sciences
Computer Science
Arts and Sciences
Application Instructions: 

You should first apply to Pitt's online application by the deadline on this website and then you should start your application on the Arcadia website. The deadline is has been at the end of March. 

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