ILR School and the Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV) Create Partnership to Offer a New Student Exchange Program in Spain
In June 2013, ILR Dean Harry C. Katz and Francesc Xavier Grau Vidal, Rector, Universitat Rovira i Virgili signed a student exchange agreement with the Faculty of Business and Economics at URV. This reciprocal agreement is part of ILR's commitment to expand international opportunities for qualified ILR undergraduate students. The exchange agreement will commence Spring 2014. Selected ILR students will be able to study at URV for one semester, or for an academic year. Spring semester dates at URV are from February 3rd to May 30th, 2014.
Plan to attend an information session on Wednesday, September 11, at 5pm in 116 Ives Hall. For more information about this program, please contact Donna Ramil at firstname.lastname@example.org after the information session.
About Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV)
Universitat Rovira i Virgili, is located in Southern Catalonia with campuses in Tarragona and Reus, Spain. Tarragona, which is on the Mediterranean coast, is a center point of departure to Barcelona, London, Paris, and Rome. Reus is just eight miles inland from Tarragona. ILR students would be based on the Bellisens campus in Reus.
URV was created by the Catalonian Parliament in 1991 and named after Antoni Rovira i Virgili, journalist, writer and politician actively involved in Catalonian public service. URV's core values are public service, social commitment and responsibility. URV is a leading university in Catalonia and the European area and it is well-known for the quality of its teaching, its commitment to continuous training and the excellence of its research, development and innovation. See the URV video for further information.
The ILR internal application is due on October 1st by 5pm. ILR Exchange Programs application.
ILR students pay regular ILR tuition to Cornell University.
ILR exchange students are responsible for passport, visa, air fare, room and board, transportation, fees related to courses, books, and personal expenses. Financial Aid would apply.
Courses & Credits
It is required that students participating in the URV exchange program must have at least minimal Spanish language ability. Students will have the option to take selected courses in English and those with approved language skills may take courses in Spanish. All students must take at least one language course in Catalan or Spanish.
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