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  • Locations: Madrid, Spain
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: USG Goes Global 
  • Restrictions: UNG applicants only
  • Program Costs: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2024 03/15/2024 ** Rolling Admission 06/21/2024 07/22/2024

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Class Eligibility: 02 - Sophomore, 03 - Junior, 04 - Senior Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.0
Non-UNG Students Allowed: NO Cadets Only: NO
Housing Options: Dormitory Click here for a definition of this term Program Duration: Summer: 2 to 8 weeks
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Study Abroad Click here for a definition of this term Area of Study: Art, Arts, Spanish, Studio Arts
Language of Instruction: English, Spanish Modern Language Courses Offered: Spanish
Click here for a definition of this term Max Number of Credits Offered: 06 Click here for a definition of this term Min Number of Credits Offered: 06
Program Description:
Full program details can be found here. 

Consider studying during the summer in Madrid, the geographic center of Spain and the historic center of the entire Hispanic world. The city of four million is a modern European hub with state-of-the-art transportation and cafes, but its Old World charm shines through in its long afternoon siestas, its warm and friendly people, and its majestic monuments of Spain’s glorious past. Students will have the opportunity to live in a typical Madrid neighborhood popular for students, eat at tapas bars, visit world-class museums, and enjoy life in this vibrant city. From practicing Spanish language skills to learning about ancient world history, Madrid is an ideal location for any student hoping to gain an exciting, informative, and productive intercultural experience.

The Estimated Program Cost of $5,200 Includes:
-Dormitory accommodations with private room & bathroom at the Colegio Mayor Padre Poveda in Madrid
-Activities & excursions as listed below under the "Activities & Admin" section
-30 day metro and bus pass
-Breakfast, lunch, & dinner provided on all class days
-Health insurance policy providing coverage for any medical expenses that may incur
-An optional group flight: students may purchase their flights through the group airfare arranged through USG Goes Global or arrange their own airfare separately. The cost listed on this page includes an estimate for the program fee + roundtrip airfare.
-Some free free days including three-day weekends to explore locally or travel to other locations in the Europe

The Estimated Program Cost Does Not Include:
-Tuition, which will be paid directly to each student's home institution. The USG Goes Global tuition rate is $199/credit hour.
-Textbooks or other required course materials
-Ground transport to/from Atlanta airport
-Passport or visa expenses
-Personal spending money for meals that are not included, souvenirs, or personal travel

Please Note:
-A valid passport is required to travel to Europe. US passport holders do not need an additional visa to travel to Europe. If you do not currently hold a valid passport, you may apply for one through the US Department of State. Participants traveling on passports of other countries should contact their institutional representative for assistance in determining whether or not a visa is required for travel to Europe. Passports must be valid for at least six months after the conclusion of international travel.
-The cost range listed on this page is an estimate of the total cost of the program fee plus roundtrip airfare. Students may choose to purchase the group flight through USG Goes Global or purchase their own flight separately. The cost range estimated on this page does not include the cost for tuition. 
-Program details such as exact dates, program fee & airfare costs, etc. are subject to change.

Subject Areas:

Art; Art/Art Studies; Drawing; Spanish Language And Literature

All USG Goes Global students are expected to enroll in TWO courses for a total of six credit hours. Course options for this program are listed below. For more information on each course, please find a copy of the syllabus on the Resources tab.

Morning Courses:

Elementary Spanish I (McGrath)
Global Issues (Price)

Afternoon Courses:

Spain through Artists' Eyes (McGrath)
European Political Polarization (Price)

Academics Information:
All USGG courses are hybrid. In addition to onsite lectures, walking tours, group discussions, directed readings, writing assignments, cultural visits, and other experiential learning while abroad, students will also be responsible for online coursework and class meetings before and after travel. Students register for USGG courses through their home institution. For course equivalencies and registration instructions, students should contact their Institutional Representative.

Morning Courses - 3 credits
USGG Course UNG Equivalency Pre-Requisite
Elementary Spanish I TBA  
Global Issues TBA  
Afternoon Courses- 3 credits
USGG Course UNG Equivalency Pre-Requisite
Spain through Artists' Eyes TBA  
European Political Polarization TBA