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This program offers students the opportunity to live in Madrid and study Spanish language and culture during the spring or fall semester. Participants are provided a rich cross-cultural experience while taking courses at the Centro de Estudios Hispánicos, located at the Dehesa de la Villa campus of the Universidad Antonio de Nebrija.
Fall 2014: Sept. 15 - Dec. 17, 2014
Spring 2015: Feb. 5-May 22, 2015
Pre-departure meetings on SDSU campus may be required.
Fall 2014: $10,341
Spring 2014: $10,483
All participants may select from the following courses for a total of 12 units of SDSU resident credit. Faculty from the Centro de Estudios Hispánicos (CEHI) of the Universidad Antonio de Nebrija will teach all classes. Classes are held daily and attendance is required, tests are administered and graded, and a variety of homework may be assigned.
- SPAN 202 - 4.0 Units
- SPAN 211 - 3.0 Units
- SPAN 212 - 3.0 Units
- SPAN 299 - 3.0 Units
- SPAN 299 - 2.0 Units
- SPAN 299 - 1.0 Unit
- SPAN 301 - 3.0 Units
- SPAN 302 - 3.0 Units
- SPAN 307 - 3.0 Units
- SPAN 340 - 3.0 Units
- SPAN 350 - 3.0 Units
- SPAN 405A - 3.0 Units
- SPAN 405B - 3.0 Units
- SPAN 448 - 3.0 Units
- SPAN 491 - 3.0 Units
- SPAN 499 - 3.0 Units
- SPAN 499 - 2.0 Units
- SPAN 499 - 1.0 Unit
- SPAN 501 - 3.0 Units
Beyond the Classroom
A few weekday excursions to some of the major attractions of Madrid are included in the program cost and participants are encouraged to take part in these activities. Other half-day and full-day excursions are optional and not included in the program cost. The staff at the CEHI can help select destinations or activities and can help make arrangements.
Included in the Fee
- 12 units of SDSU resident credit
- Home stay accommodations
- Two daily meals and weekly laundry service
- Transportation pass for metro and bus in the large central Madrid for 30 days
- Instruction at the Centro de Estudios Hispánicos at the Universidad Antonio de Nebrija
- Pre-departure and post arrival orientations
- Academic Report
- Administrative Services
- Organization of the extracurricular activities
- Materials for Spanish and language and culture classes
- International health insurance
- Some activities organized by the Centro de Estudios Hispánicos
Not Included in the Fee
- Passport and Visa fees
- Travel/trip cancellation insurance (recommended)
- Personal expense/spending money (including optional tours and activities)
Payment Schedule Fall 2014
Deposit + First Installment
Payment Schedule Spring 2015
Sept. 20, 2013
Nov. 5, 2013
Dec. 5, 2013
Jan. 5-10, 2014
Fall 2014: Now accepting late applications for the Fall 2014 term. | Spring 2015: Sept. 20
To be placed on the inquiry list for upcoming terms, please enter your contact information in the form on the right. This program is limited to 20 participants. Applications are processed when received and accepted on a space-available basis.
Admissions and Prerequisites
- Open to SDSU students, students at other colleges and universities and the general public
- Participants must have successfully completed Spanish 201 or higher; or the academic equivalent
- SDSU students must be in good academic standing
- Minimum age to participate is 18
All participants must complete a mandatory pre-departure orientation. Details will be sent after acceptance into the program.
Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements as airfare is not included in the program price. In the event the program is cancelled, the College of Extended studies does not accept responsibility for any airfare cancellation fees incurred.
Participants are required to travel with a current passport valid for at least 6 months after the departure date from Spain.
A student visa is required for participation in this program. See the Spanish Consulate in Los Angeles for details. For entry/exit requirements and other important information, please visit Spain and Andorra Country Specific Information. Visa and consulate information is provided as a courtesy service only. All participants assume responsibility for obtaining proper travel documents.
A faculty member from SDSU's Spanish and Portuguese Department will serve as instructor of record for the program. For questions about the academic content of this program, please contact:
SDSU Department of Spanish & Portuguese
Arts & Letters, Room 134
Phone: (619) 594-6588
For questions about payments, registration, and insurance requirements please contact:
College of Extended Studies
Phone: (619) 594-0787