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Aspects of Study

Alongside studying with us, we also offer our students an opportunity to participate in social initiatives which supports their learning and maximises social experiences. 

Study Abroad

We offer a wide range of Year Abroad destinations across Spain, Spanish America, Portugal and Brazil. If you are studying a single language, you may spend the whole year in one country or split it between two. If you are studying two languages, you will spend each half of the year in a country where your respective languages are spoken. You will be studying at one of the many universities where we have exchange agreements, but may also, if you wish, spend half the year on an internship or work placement instead. Students studying Spanish only may also apply to the British Council to be an English Teaching Assistant for the full year. 

The Year Abroad was a defining moment of my degree—an opportunity to experience life abroad and, as cliched as it sounds, discover myself. I spent the first part in Costa Rica, volunteering at a women’s refuge; the second, studying at the University of Coimbra in Portugal. In the end, everyone experiences their own Year Abroad. Mine developed my love for my studies and my desire to return to Latin America in the future."

Claire, Spanish & Portuguese (2018)


Spanish Play

Each year, together with the Spanish society, the Department puts on our 'Spanish Play', a fantastic event with which everyone in the Department can get involved.

Whether you want to act and exercise your language skills, direct or produce, help translate the subtitles, build the set or organise the 'front of house', it's a great chance to meet new people in the Department and have a lot of fun!

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Spanish/Hispanic Society

Spanish Society logoFor anyone at King's College London interested in Spanish & Portuguese language and culture, this is the society for you. We are here to expand your knowledge and experiences, help you meet great new people and most of all enjoy your time at KCL with the best fiestas. 

Do you like things with a Hispanic twist? Then join the KCL Hispanic Society. Everyone is welcome at our events, you don't have to be studying Spanish, Portuguese or be fluent.

 Visit the Spanish society's website for events, news and more


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