Program Details

The Atlantis Fellowship is an intensive university-break program abroad for American pre-meds. Atlantis Fellows experience global healthcare through hospital shadowing rotations and prepare for medical school apps through reflective hospital observat

Location:
Madrid, Spain
Program Type:
Intern Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
MayMester Intersession, Rolling Starts, Spring Break, Summer, Winter Semester
Work Types:
Business, Education, Medical, Nursing, Sciences & Environment, Social Sciences

Program Overview

Program Description:

The Atlantis Fellowship is an intensive university-break program abroad for American pre-meds. Atlantis Fellows experience global healthcare through hospital shadowing rotations and prepare for medical school apps through reflective hospital observation, volunteering, medical humanities research, and MCAT prep.

If you are pursuing a medical career, apply to go abroad with us in winter, spring, or summer 2017 by visiting our website.

Cost:
Program costs will vary based upon the length of the program, but include program fees for shadowing experience, language instruction, housing, excursions and activities, and more. Detailed pricing information can be found on the Atlantis Project’s website.

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
Please visit our website for more information

Program Reviews

Overall Rating

5.0

Based on 40 Reviews

  • Atlantis Project - Faial, Azores Island
    5.0
    03/09/16

    I spent 3 weeks on the island of Faial, and I have to say, it was both a meaningful and exhilarating experience. The physicians were more than accommodating, answering questions and explaining their thought processes, all while bridging the language gap.

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Atlantis Project Albacete
    5.0
    03/08/16

    This internship program was one of the best experiences I've had as a premed student. I didn't know what to expect going in but my two weeks in Albacete were unforgettable. I shadowed five different medical specialities all the while learning about the

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Best Shadowing Experience Ever
    5.0
    03/03/16

    The Atlantis Project has been the best opportunity I have had for shadowing. I was placed in different departments such as neurology, psychiatry, thoracic surgery, internal medicine and gastroenterology. In these departments I shadowed amazing doctors

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pre-Medical Internship in Spain
    5.0
    03/01/16

    My time spent shadowing with the Atlantis Project was one of the most beneficial experiences I’ve had as a pre-medical student. I spent an incredible 6 weeks in Spain, during which I was able to see 2 different specialties a week, and each location

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Life-changing Experience with the Atlantis Project
    5.0
    03/01/16

    During the summer following my freshman year of college, I had the opportunity to be a fellow for the Atlantis Project. This life-changing experience taught me many valuable things. From the actual shadowing hospital program to the leisure excursions,

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • A Wonderful Experience
    5.0
    02/29/16

    Through the Atlantis Project, I was able to explore Spain and get to know its rich culture. I spent four weeks in Guadalajara, Spain and two in Albacete, Spain through the Atlantis Project. During my time there, I saw surgeries on people injured from

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Experiencing European Healthcare
    5.0
    02/28/16

    In 2015 I went abroad to Toledo Spain to work amongst other students from all over the United States with the Atlantis Project. During my visit I shadowed many different doctors throughout my three week stay and it was the greatest experience. I created

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Get SO MUCH Shadowing Experience in such a Short Time
    5.0
    02/17/16

    Of course I was hesitant about paying quite a bit of money for a shadowing experience...but I can honestly say that I have no regrets whatsoever. Pursuing the opportunity presented to me by the Atlantis Project gave me an exposure to clinical settings

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Best Medical Exposure
    5.0
    01/26/16

    I was an Atlantis Project Fellow in Faial, during the July 2015 track. This was a great experience where I spent a lot of time getting medical experience, through shadowing and speaking with physicians who provided great insight in the medical field.

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Alot to Learn!
    5.0
    01/20/16

    Traveling to Toledo, Spain is such an immersive and incredible learning experience in itself. The city has so much history, and so many beautiful sights, like many of the cities in Spain. Traveling here with students from various places throughout the

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Best time of my undergrad life
    5.0
    01/12/16

    When I saw the email about this project through an undergrad on campus organization, I thought that it was a scam because I was skeptical about how a program this unique and engaging would exist. I was wrong. This program helped me realize the multitude

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • The Atlantis Project (Cuenca, Spain)
    5.0
    01/09/16

    I found the Atlantis Project one of the most amazing experiences of my life. I was able to combine my love for learning new cultures and medicine into a unfortunately short one month. I found myself communicating with doctors well with my three years

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Atlantis Project: Faial, Portugal
    5.0
    01/03/16

    I spent 3 weeks on the island of Faial, and I have to say, it was both a meaningful and exhilarating experience. The physicians were more than accommodating, answering questions and explaining their thought processes, all while bridging the language gap.

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Unforgettable Experience...More Than You Could Imagine
    5.0
    01/02/16

    This past summer, I interned in Ourense, Spain for two weeks. Before I arrived, I was extremely hesitant about interning in a foreign country where I did not know how the administrators of the program would be, or how the program, itself, would be. I

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • An Amazing Opportunity!
    5.0
    12/30/15

    Last December, I had an opportunity to visit Horta, on the Azorean island of Faial. It was an incredibly immersive and productive internship, not to mention extremely well-organized. The Atlantis Project did a wonderful job of providing us fellows with

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Atlantis Project Shadowing Fellowship
    5.0
    12/29/15

    The Atlantis Project is for college students interested in the health field and shadowing, as well as traveling and experiencing Spain for 3, 6, or 9 weeks. I was in Spain for a total of 6 weeks- 3 weeks in A Coruna, a city on the northern coast of Spain

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Unforgettable Experience
    5.0
    12/28/15

    Before traveling to A Coruna, Spain this summer through the Atlantis Project I was very worried about living in a foreign country for an extended period of time with people that I had never met. Little did I know that this experience would forever shape

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Awesome experience with AP!
    5.0
    12/23/15

    I participated in one of Atlantis Project's five week programs. I spent 3 weeks in Toledo, Spain and 2 weeks in Albacete. We spent five days per week shadowing doctors of various specialties. In addition to this we usually went on one or two cultural

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Atlantis Project Hospital Internship
    5.0
    12/19/15

    This past summer, I spent two weeks in Ourense, Spain and three weeks in Terceira, Azores. It was absolutely the most incredible five weeks of my life. The things I experienced in the Atlantis Project were irreplaceable. I stood two feet away from

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • The Summer of My Life
    5.0
    12/18/15

    I was nervous and anxious, but beyond excited to be going abroad to learn about Healthcare in Spain. This past summer, as a participant in the Atlantis Project Program, I spent 3-weeks shadowing doctors in Cuenca, Spain. As a Nursing major, the experience

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • A Wonderful Surprise
    5.0
    12/15/15

    I was placed in Albacete and I absolutely loved it! I did not only have a great hospital experience but I learned a lot on the history of Albacete too! It was truly an amazing experience. Everyone is so nice and welcoming, they make you feel right at

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • More than just an internship.
    5.0
    12/14/15

    There is no other opportunity like the Atlantis Project. As a fellow I was able to immerse myself not only into a different culture than my own but also in the hospital culture which is so vital during your pre-health education. Being in the operating

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Amazing internship
    5.0
    12/13/15

    This summer, I completed a four week medical internship in the beautiful European country, Spain. This experience was truly enriching because it has allowed me to shape my perspective on the future and has given me valuable experiences and connections

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Shadow Medical Professionals
    5.0
    12/13/15

    My time spent in Toledo, Spain was well worth the hard work it took to get there! Most of my time was spent shadowing surgery, and on the first day I had the opportunity to jump right into trauma surgery. For some time I have been debating whether or

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Amazing, Unique Experience!
    5.0
    12/10/15

    The Atlantis Project offers a unique, once-in-a-lifetime experience that you truly won’t want to miss! For three incredible weeks, I was able to fully immerse myself in the medical field by observing various physicians in the Azores Islands, Portugal.

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Amazing Experience!
    5.0
    12/10/15

    I absolutely loved my experience in the Azore Islands of Portugal. It was something amazing that words cannot describe. I enjoyed the scenery and learning about the history of whale watching. The people of the Azores were very humble and polite. My shadowing

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Loved it!
    5.0
    12/05/15

    I was placed in Albacete, which was a pleasant surprise. The living accommodations were amazing - the room was spacious, we had access to a plethora of facilities, and we were close to important buildings (hospital, mall, restaurants, nightlife). I learned

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • A Dream Come True
    5.0
    12/04/15

    Interning abroad with the Atlantis Project was an all-around wonderful experience. For seven weeks I spent 5+ hours each day shadowing doctors and observing treatment. I was exposed to 12 specialties and learned a lot about medicine, patient care and

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Spectacular Cultural Involvement for Students Pursuing a Healthcare Career
    5.0
    12/04/15

    Atlantis Project gave me the opportunity to immerse myself in a new culture while shadowing doctors and gaining experience in the European Healthcare system. It was an amazing opportunity for me to find my strengths in the career choice I have picked.

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • An Adventure in Spain
    4.0
    12/03/15

    While stationed in Guadalajara, Spain, I experienced over one hundred hours of shadowing as I rotated through Internal Medicine, Pharmacy, Neurology, Emergency Medicine, Cardiology, Vascular Surgery, Maxillofacial Surgery, Anatomic Pathology, and Gynecology!

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    Bottom Line:No, I would not recommend this to a friend
  • An Unbelievable Pre-Med Summer Opportunity
    5.0
    12/03/15

    My five weeks in Toledo and Ourense with the Atlantis Project were some of the best of my life. From the minute I arrived, everything was well-thought out and flexible enough for me to get the most out of my experience in Spain. On our first day in

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Best Two Weeks of My Life
    5.0
    12/02/15

    I found the Atlantis Project when I was looking for a way to study abroad during the summer. I read the reviews, watched videos, and decided that this was the program for me. The application process was incredibly easy and the Atlantis Project coordinators

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Tapas and Medicine, can it get any better?
    5.0
    12/02/15

    First of all, Spain is an amazing country. Second, the Atlantis Project is an amazing program. Together? You have the most memorable summer. Before even leaving the country, I was sent a schedule giving me an idea of what I will be doing each day, and

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Best Experience Ever
    5.0
    12/02/15

    Participating in the Atlantis Project internship this summer was one of the best decisions I've ever made! I spent 4 weeks in the island of Sao Miguel and 2 weeks in Guadalajara Spain. For the internship experience itself, I got to shadow doctors in all

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • An Amazing Opportunity... if you Seize it
    5.0
    12/02/15

    Spain is such an incredible country full of beautiful people who are truly so kind. I had an amazing opportunity this summer (July 2015) to go to Guadalajara, Spain (1 hr from Madrid by train) to shadow and observe many different specialties. It was truly

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Amazing experience!
    5.0
    12/02/15

    You may be looking at doing this experience simply to get an advantage of getting into medical school or something similar, but this was an amazing life experience and you should do it regardless of whether it'll help you get into med school or not! Being

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • The Perfect Mix
    5.0
    12/02/15

    My month in A Coruña this summer was one of the most holistically productive and enjoyable experiences I have had abroad. I have been fortunate enough to travel a lot in my life and this was one of the best trips I have ever been on. The Atlantis Project

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Atlantis Project Internship
    5.0
    12/02/15

    Over the past two summers, I spent a total of 7 weeks between La Laguna, Tenerife in the Canary Islands of Spain and Ourense in the Galicia region of Spain. I enjoyed every minute of my time with AP and I cannot say enough good things about the program.

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • A Summer I'll Never Forget
    5.0
    12/01/15

    I was lucky enough to participate in the Atlantis Project European Shadowing Program this past summer in A Coruña, Spain. I would HIGHLY encourage students to look into applying for the program. I had one of the most amazing experiences of my life and

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • A Lifelong Investment
    5.0
    12/01/15

    If you're looking for a program where you can observe a variety of specialties in a hospital based setting, then you're looking in the right direction. Atlantis Project went above and beyond my expectations and I would HIGHLY recommend it to anyone who

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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