A Global-at Home Experience

SALA is a new initiative that will foster Global experiences at home led by Global Initiatives in collaboration with the UTSA Department of Modern Languages Literatures that will provide language immersion experiences comprised of courses, activities, meals, and local faculty-led field trips. For 6 hours a day, program participants will have the opportunity to have a unique cultural experience and improve the language of their choice right here in San Antonio.

The SALA experience is a new and exciting immersive experiential learning opportunity that will be offered in the summer.


 At a Glance 

Term Length Languages Dates Daily Schedule Price for UTSA students Price for non-UTSA students
Summer I 3 weeks Spanish, Korean & Japanese May 16 to June 3, 2022 9:00 am to 3:30 pm


Summer II 3 weeks Spanish June 13 to July 1, 2022 9:00 am to 3:30 pm $400 $1,200


Want to learn more?

Please watch the following video & visit our Frequently Asked Questions to know more about SALA! You may also read about SALA on UTSA Today!


For summer 2022, SALA is now offering 50 Full Scholarships to UTSA students who want to participate in any of our summer immersion programs. You only need to pay $50 which is the application fee.  

Can you imagine $50 for more than 90 hours of language instruction, meals, field trips, and cultural activities? Do not wait, this promotion will not last long. In the SALA registration form, use the “UTSA50” code on the question How did you hear about us?  or send an email to sala@utsa.edu letting us know that you would like to take advantage of this deal.




The SALA experience is designed for heritage speakers and intermediate to advanced-level speakers who want to become fluent in either Spanish, Japanese, or Korean, pursue a study abroad opportunity, build their resume, and/or have a unique cultural experience.  


At first, I was nervous about making mistakes but very quickly realized that everyone is here to learn and have a good time and support one another. I have been shocked by my own ability and I’ve gained so much confidence.