Program Details

Earn up to 9 semester, graduate level credits in Spanish language, literature, teaching methodology, linguistics.
Madrid, Spain
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:

Program Overview

Program Description:

Host Institution: Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Program Location: Madrid, Spain

Program Length: 4 weeks (2 week option available)

What is included? *

  • Tuition, 4-9 graduate or undergraduate credits 

  • Student grade and credit report

  • Diploma

  • Airport pick-up for students who arrive at the designated time on arrival date 

  • Housing: university residences (host families in Madrid on request and availability) 

  • Board: 3 meals a day

  • Laundry in host families and in some residence halls on campus

  • Cultural activities such as walking tours of Madrid, visits to museums, or historical sites, monuments (Note: Guides are provided, however, participants may have to pay entrance fees to museums.)

  • Pre-departure orientation and services 

  • On-site orientation on campus of the university 

  • MLSA staff on campus and on-site in Spain, 24/7.

  • Access to the libraries and other facilities of the UCM 

  • Internet connections in each room of the residences and the library

  • Access to computers in the residences (Students are encouraged to take their own laptop computers to Spain.

  • MLSA staff, pre-departure support and services. 

 *Subject to change


Students can participate in optional excursions which are available through the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. These may include: Toledo; Segovia; Asturias; Granada, and more.  MLSA Sponsors the Excursion to the North of Spain, which includes the opportunity to see Running of the bulls in Pamplona; beach in Biarritz, France, with stops in Burgos and Medinaceli. 

What isn't included?

  • Airfare (MLSA will make flight arrangements only for groups upon request) 
  • Books (if required)
  • Return transportation to airport 
  • Transcripts
  • Entrance to the museums (if needed) 
  • Laundry in some of the residences​ (specified on housing information sent upon acceptance into the program)
$3,950 (graduate level, 4 weeks) USD.

Additional Program Information

Scholarships Description:
MLSA offers up to scholarships of up to $500 for the programs in Costa Rica and Spain. For teachers who administer the National Spanish Examinations, NSE offers SIX (6) Study Abroad Scholarships for Teachers in Spain and Costa Rica.

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