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Summer in Madrid

Program Details

The arrangements for the travel, housing, meals, excursions and course content of this program have been made by the leader. Questions about this program can only be answered by the program leader listed below.

Program Type Departmental
Program Location Madrid, Spain
Course # SA 10340
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
Summer 2024 05/24/24 to 07/03/24

Program Leader

Name Francisco Clavijo
Email fclavijo@purdue.edu
Click here to enroll in this program!
Please Note: Programs may be altered or adapted with little notice

Program Description

About the Program:

The Summer in Madrid study abroad is a six-week immersion program that takes place at the Universidad Antonio de Nebrija, in Madrid, Spain. The Universidad Antonio de Nebrija is a private university, accredited by the Spanish Ministerio de Educación, that specializes in Spanish as a Second Language. This program is an ideal opportunity for students who want to improve their language skills, develop cultural knowledge, and engage with native Spanish speakers.

About Madrid:

Madrid, the capital and economic center of Spain, is home to nearly 3.5 million people. Madrid embodies the balance of old and new, combining a rich cultural history with a modern metropolitan feel. Students can explore world-class museums, such as the Prado and Reina Sofia, experience theater and dance productions, and watch some of the best sports teams on the continent. Madrid offers a vibrant social and gastronomic scene. The city is famous for its lively street culture and nightlife. Restaurants, bars, and cafés serve traditional Spanish staples and a wide variety of international cuisines. Madrid’s public transportation puts the entire city within easy reach. The city’s central location allows students to reach all corners of Spain and can serve as a gateway to the rest of Europe


Adding to the immersion experience, this program includes room, board, and laundry services with a Spanish host family.


For further information, pictures and participant blogs of past programs, flyers and much more, visit: MLSA Purdue Program in Madrid

Academic Credit

You will complete 6 credit hours durring their study in Madrid, choosing two of the following courses:

1. Spanish Level VI (SPAN302): In this class, students will further develop the formal knowledge of Spanish grammar, reading and writing skills.

2.El Arte del Prado (SPAN498): In this class, students will learn about Spanish culture and history through the study of art, with weekly visits to El Prado Museum, one of the greatest collections of art in Europe.

3. Spanish Culture and Civilization (SPAN 498): In this class, students will learn about the culture of contemporary Spain, including daily life, politics, and arts.

All courses complete requirements for the Spanish minor and major, as well as the Degree +. 


You must have completed SPAN301 before participating in this program. 

Program Cost

Students pursuing program participation accept financial responsibility. Purdue will take measures to mitigate financial risks, although will not be liable for loss.

The program fee includes tuition and fees (6 credits), room, board, and laundry services with a Spanish host family in Madrid, on-site orientation, cultural activities, excursions, and transportation in Madrid. Based on program costs in previous years, the estimated program fee for Summer 2022 is approximately $6900. 

Application Deadline

January 2022

Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.