Guided visits to Jaca’s magnificent monuments will be organised.
Excursions will also be organised to Zaragoza, Huesca and Loarre, to San Juan de la Peña, and locations in the Pyrenees. For mountain outings, students are advised to bring adequate footwear and warm clothing. The excursions are optional and the costs are not included in the enrolment fees.
Students may also attend cultural activities sponsored by a number of institutions which are traditionally offered by the University of Zaragoza during the Jaca Summer Courses. These activities consist of a lecture programme and concerts open to the general public.
In addition, the city council of Jaca organizes several cultural activities during the summer.
Summer Course Events: Extraordinary Courses and Spanish as a Foreign Language Summer Courses
Inaugural lecture of the Summer Courses: Manuel Serrano Marugán, biologist and Royal National Academy of Medicine, "Latest advances on cellular rejuvenation".
Salón de Ciento of the Town Hall of Jaca, 7 p.m.
Concert "La dama en el Camino de Santiago. Wandering Mulieres". Performers: Marga Mingote and Júlia Chinier.
University Residence of Jaca, 19 hours.
Events of the Summer Courses of Spanish as a Foreign Language during the month of August
Salón de Ciento of the City Hall of Jaca
(every Wednesday, 8 p.m.)
"Day of Remembrance". In memory of professors Manuel Alvar, Fernando Lázaro Carreter and Tomás Buesa and their participation in the Summer Courses of the University of Zaragoza. Speakers: José María Enguita Utrilla, M.ª Antonia Martín Zorraquino and Vicente Lagüéns Gracia, University of Zaragoza.
Lecture. The Value of the Spanish Language, by Darío Villanueva, Royal Spanish Academy.
Lecture. De punta en blanco. Jousting in the Kingdom of Aragon and Don Quixote, by Aurora Egido, Royal Spanish Academy.
Lecture. Female speech: empirical reality and social stereotypes, by María Antonia Martín Zorraquino, University of Zaragoza.