The fees to participate in this program are broken down into 1) tuition and 2) program fees, which are applied to your student billing account as follows:
|2015 Fees||UC Students||Visiting Students|
|Fees are subject to change. All non-UC Berkeley students must pay an additional Document Management Fee of $53.|
Estimated Out-of-Pocket Expenses
In addition to the fees outlined above, Berkeley Study Abroad has estimated costs for out-of pocket expenses. These amounts are used to calculate financial aid packages for eligible students. Actual expenses will vary depending on your lifestyle and spending habits.
|International Airfare and Transportation||$1,480|
|Total Estimated Out-Of-Pocket Expenses||$2,052|
Financial aid is available for UC Berkeley students who are enrolled in at least 6 units during the summer. All other students should contact the financial aid office at their home institution for more information.
Explanation of Fees
Tuition is based on a per unit cost:
- The UC undergraduate student rate is $406 per unit
- The visiting student rate for all non-UC participants is $460 per unit
The program fee includes the following items:
- Student accommodation in a homestay in Comillas with three meals/day and in a student residence in Madrid with three meals/day
- Excursions to Santander, Bilbao, Guernica, Toledo, Puente Viesgo, etc.
- On-site orientation activities including an introduction to Comillas, group travel from Madrid to Comillas, etc.
- Travel insurance to cover accident/sickness medical coverage, emergency medical evacuation, security extraction, and other travel assistance services
- Other program-related costs including fees for group transportation, guest lecturers, museum admissions, etc.
- The initial non-refundable deposit of $400, which is due at the time of application and is applied to the program fee
Please note that the list of items included in the program fee is not all-inclusive and is subject to change.
The following items are strong>excluded from the program fee:
- International airfare
- Personal expenses (souvenirs, routine medical expenses, toiletries, etc.)
- Course materials (textbooks and readers)
- Other travel expenses (passport, visa, etc.)
- Additional meals
- Commuting costs for daily travel to and from classes