Bo Ra Kim


Student: Bo Ra Kim

Home University: Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS)

Degree: International Studies and Spanish Language

Studies/Work at the UCO: Degree in Spanish Philology

My experience:

 "I am from South Korea and in order to arrive here I had to handle with a long trip of 14 hours, but now, when I remember the time I´ve spent in Córdoba, I can say Spain is worth it.

I´m learning Spanish and I´ve had many cultural experiences here. It´s the best place for learning Spanish, of course. Moreover, living in a foreign country has provided me with knowledge in many ways and broaden my horizons.

Everything has being comfortable. My professors, my international tutor, my housemates, other international students, and all the people from Córdoba have always been willing to help me.

The university system is very similar to South Korean, with the exception that in Córdoba we don’t have class on Fridays and there are many parties. I see that people here enjoy more nature and live happier than in Korea. As a resident in Spain, I enjoy Spanish customs and Spanish way of life. I am pretty sure that all international students who come to Córdoba will experience precious moments.

I am really happy to be here, come to Córdoba!"

 

Giulia Fasano


Student: Giulia Fasano

Home university: Universidad de Napoli “Federico II Disvevia”.

Degree: Philosophy and Letters.

Studies/Work at the UCO: History, Humaniyies and Art History.

My experience:

"My very first days were not very easy because of all the paperwork I had to deal with and the courses I had chosen before coming were not offered and so I had to change them. Moreover, when I arrived classes had already started and so I had to rush up. The best thing about all this was that the International Office at my Faculty was always willing to help me with everything.

I like classes a lot because they are very interesting and professors foster students’participation.

Regarding the language, accent was difficult in the beginning, but I hope to learn a lot during my stay, I wish to meet Spanish people and live their culture with them.

I would definitely recommend students to come to Córdoba!"

The International Relations Office of the University of Córdoba will be closed between 8th and 26h (both included), August 2022 because of the UCO installation's closure during summer period.

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UCOIDIOMAS, the University of Cordoba’s Language Centre, has broad experience in the organisation and teaching of Spanish language courses. For many years it has provided language support to international exchange students from the European Union and other countries that are enrolled at our university. Following an agreement signed by the University of Córdoba and the Ministry of Education and Science, UCOIDIOMAS is also an examination centre for DIPLOMAS IN SPANISH (DELE EXAMINATIONS) awarded by the Instituto Cervantes.

UCOIDIOMAS offers a wide variety of courses in Spanish as a foreign language and Spanish culture depending on the individual needs and levels of each student:

- Three-month Spanish language and culture courses.

- Year-long Spanish language and culture course.

- Spanish language and culture programmes for higher education institutions.

- Spanish courses for specific purposes (tourism, medicine, business).

- Intensive summer courses (July).

Description of Spanish language and culture courses

All the courses offered by UCOIDIOMAS are designed for students who wish to improve their knowledge of the Spanish language. The courses are taught using a communicative approach and comply with the requirements of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. The maximum class size is 15 students. Students who attend at least 80% of the class sessions will receive a course certificate issued by the University of Cordoba stating the number of class hours, the subjects taken and the level achieved at the end of the course.

All the courses include the following general contents:

- Spanish grammar / Use of language / Language Skills Practicum.

- Geography, history, Spanish art.

- Spanish cinema, music and special cultural events.

 

For more information contact:

UCOIDIOMAS Universidad de Córdoba
ESPAÑOL PARA EXTRANJEROS (E/LE)
c/ Doña Berenguela, s/n (Edificio Vial Norte - UCO), Planta Baja
14006, Córdoba, SPAIN

Tel: +34 957 213 101 / +34 957 213 102
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Web: https://www.uco.es/idiomas/spanish-for-foreigners/

University Residence Halls

The UCO Accommodation Service has as its aim to provide accommodation for members of the university community as well as promoting their human, cultural and scientific development. The UCO Accommodation Service provides housing at the following residence halls

 

- "Nuestra Señora de la Asunción" Residence Hall (recognized by the Ministerial Order of 3 November 1976 published in the BOE of 29 November).

- Belmez University Residence Hall.

- Lucano University Residence Hall.

- University apartments and accommodations for incoming and international professors.

Futher information can be found on this link