Quarter Abroad Spain

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Spanish Language and Culture in Madrid

Madrid, Spain

Arrival Date:  April 1, 2019   End Date:  June 7, 2019

Program Overview

Madrid, a city where tradition and modernity are just a few steps away, offers a rich artistic heritage and a stimulating cosmopolitan life. As a student you will walk through history—stone-paved streets and flowering balconies—before arriving in Madrid’s city center, famous for tapas, shopping, museums, and night life. The unique spirit of Madrid is both serene and lively, making it a captivating place to learn Spanish and absorb centuries of Iberian culture. Students will take intensive and accelerated courses in Spanish language and culture, with planned activities, visits to museums, excursions and a three-day trip to Salamanca to highlight Spain’s incredible history and beautiful scenery. Quarter Abroad partners with ACCENT International, an organization well-known for its high-quality study abroad programs in Spain.

Taught in:  Taught in Spanish and English depending on the language level

Max Enrollment:  30

Program Coordinator:  Aspen Felt

Courses, Eligibility, Prerequisites

This program is open to students who meet the eligibility requirements and who have taken the necessary prerequisites. See Courses for syllabus and other academic information.

Co-curricular Activities

Students will participate in an overnight excursion to Barcelona. In addition, ACCENT will plan a series of free or inexpensive activities which may include lectures on local customs and contemporary issues, sporting events, walking tours and dinners. Students will also participate in several cultural activities, including museum visits and bullring tickets.

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