Seville, the captivating capital of Andalusia and the province of Seville, is more than two thousand years old. The city boasts a distinct personality and a large, well-preserved historical center with reveals the Christian, Jewish, and Moorish influences still harmoniously present in the city today. It is a perfectly sized city for study and exploration.
The city boasts a bustling port on the Guadalquivir River, is home to many university-based centers of research and development in the areas of biotechnology, Telecommunications and energy, and plays host to a booming tourism industry. Also lateron Seville was the home of famous and infamous figures of history, the legendary “Don Juan” started from here to conquer the hearts of women across all Europe, while Columbus started from a port close to Seville to discover a new world.
Prosper Merimée’s “Carmen”, who could not make her decision between the officer Don José and the bullfighter Escamillo – the consequences you can watch still today in opera houses – was a worker in Seville’s old tobacco factory. By the way, this factory serves today as University, a fact that might give you a glimpse on Andalusian talent for improvisation.
The population of Seville is almost 700,000 with a metropolitan area population of about 1.5 million, making it the fourth largest metropolitan area in Spain. The average annual temperature is 65ºF/18ºC, making it the one of the warmest cities in Europe.
At the heart of a growing metropolitan area, Seville´s size and location contribute to its status as economically strongest in all of Andalusia. It is the perfect place to undertake a study or professional work experience program, featuring industrial and commercial parks and a variety of establishments across a broad range of sectors. Come and discover your Sevilla for an experience that will definitely stay with you for a lifetime!