Study abroad programs are life-changing experiences.
The Department of Communication has two study abroad opportunities: In Rome and in León, Spain. These popular programs attract students across campus. We have plans underway for a León program in Spring 2022. Please watch the Department’s social media and website for updates.
The Communication Spain program in León, Spain, took place in Spring 2022. This information about that program provides an understanding of typical Communication study abroad program.
You can also learn more on the university’s central Study Abroad page.
Stories from Study Abroad
In Spring 2022, the Communication Spain study abroad program returned to the UW Leon Center after a two-year hiatus. The 10-week trip coincided with Semana Santa, the Holy Week dedicated to the Catholic Passion of Jesus Christ. Associate Teaching Professor Andrea Otáñez’s students wrote about the experience as part of her COM 464: Writing with Voice class. The linked pieces below are a sample of what the group experienced after witnessing the centuries-old penitente processions.