Neuroscience in Salamanca, Spain Summer 2018

Summer in Spain: Take a Neuroscience course for UConn credit while living in Salamanca, Spain!

UConn Neuroscience in Salamanca, Spain will introduce students to neuroscience at an international level. Sponsored by the Honors Program and the UCHC Department of Neuroscience, this five-week program runs from May 19 through June 24, 2018 and will be taught by a team of international scientists. It is a joint effort by the University of Connecticut, the Institute of Neuroscience of Castilla y Leon, and the University of Salamanca. Students will learn about neuroscience and Spanish culture by becoming immersed in the vibrant life of this truly unique city.

The program is designed for junior status honors, upper-class pre-med, neuroscience, biomedical engineering, psychology, and audiology communication science students.  Students will take ONE Spanish class (very basic to very advanced) and ONE of three neuroscience course offerings including:

Courses For Summer 2018:

1) A required Spanish class (basic to advanced)

as well as one of the following:

1) PSYC 2201: Drugs and Behavior (Dr. Salamone)
2) PNB 3251: Biology of the Brain (Dr. Filipovic)
3) MEDS 5377: The Neurobiology of Hearing.  (Dr. Oliver and Invited Faculty)

**Note that MEDS 5377 is a graduate school course suitable for advanced undergraduates with a neuroscience background and an interest in a career in research or medicine. It usually draws neuroscience students from many universities in the USA as well as UConn.

Application Deadline:

The deadline to apply is Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Information Sessions:
Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 6:00pm-7:00pm, Laurel Hall 201

There will be an additional info session early in the spring semester

For More Information:

Psychological Sciences majors interested in more information may contact Dr. Oliver (Director of the Program

Additionally, please visit either the UConn Neuroscience Abroad website, or the UConn Education Abroad website for more details.