Colby College - Salamanca


Colby runs both a language acquisition program in Salamanca and a semester-long or year-long university integrated program for juniors who have a high level of Spanish proficiency.
Colby in Salamanca offers incoming first-year Colby students an in-depth language-intensive experience of cross-cultural study in the heart of Spain. Through a structured, demanding program of classes and cultural interaction, Colby in Salamanca seeks to provide students with an understanding of the differences between the American and Spanish ways of life, and to enable students to better understand the complexities of Spanish culture. The program is open to students with various levels of Spanish, from two years in high school to advanced placement. Upper class Colby students are also part of the Salamanca group.


Nancy Downey, Ph.D., Director:
Sue Forbes, Administrative Program Assistant:
Tel: (207) 859-4500
Eustis 103
Colby College
Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME 04901
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Walk-in Hours: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 and 1:30 -2:30 p.m.
For individual student advising appointments, please see the Appointment Calendar on our home page.


Prof. Julia Piera Abad
Directora residente
Colby College en Salamanca
Rua Mayor, 21
37002 Salamanca, Spain
tel: +34 923 264037
fax: +34 923 262560