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Program Description:

Graduate Student Exchange

Between the University of Illinois and the University of Barcelona

Applications are invited from advanced graduate students to participate in a student academic exchange between the University of Barcelona and the University of Illinois. Appointment to this exchange will include a teaching assistantship in Barcelona for the 2008-2009 academic year. To ensure full consideration applications should be received by January 15, 2009. Past applicants are welcome to reapply.


22,913 Euros gross paid over 12 months with two additional bonus payments. For current exchange rate see CNN.

DutiesTeaching of English language and some literature to English majors (2 courses each semester). Complete job description
QualificationsMaster's degree completed by spring prior to appointment, survival Spanish/Catalan, must be native American speaker with some teaching experience. Endorsement of major department. Consideration is also given to the potential academic benefits that candidates may gain toward meeting academic goals, particularly at the U. of I., by participating in this exchange. Students continuing for the PhD are encouraged to apply.
Length of StayContract year is September 15, 2009, to September 14, 2010. In general, the student might be allowed to leave by June 30, 2010.

To apply to the program, you must meet the above requirements ; complete this application by hitting apply now and submit a ca 300 word  essay on your academic goals in addition to completion of the various on-line forms.  You will also need to provide three (3) letters of recommendation and an original transcript.

Please do not click on apply now unless you intend to complete the application. If you start an application, a $50.00 application fee will be charged to your student account. Completed serious applications will not be charged. 

For additional information, contact:
Professor Elena Delgado
University of Illinois
Department of Spanish, Italian & Portuguese
4080 Foreign Language Building
707 South Mathews
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 244-3253


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2021-2022 02/15/2021 02/16/2021 TBA TBA