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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
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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.

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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. 

Spend four weeks of 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 $3,800 Includes:
- Hotel private room & bathroom at Mi Casa Inn - La Latina in Madrid
- Breakfasts and choice of Lunch or Dinner included daily
- International Health Insurance

The Estimated Program Cost Does Not Include:
- Tuition, which will be paid directly to UNG. The USG Goes Global tuition rate is $199/credit hour.
- Roundtrip Airfare ATL to MAD
- 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

Summer 2024 Program Fee Payment Schedule:
March 15, 2024 - Nonrefundable application deposit due (applied to total program fee)
April 2, 2024 - Installment 1 due (50% of program fee less application deposit)
April 30, 2024 - Installment 2 due (remaining program fee balance)

USG Goes Global cannot accept payments from institutions for USGG program fees and financial aid/scholarships are not automatically applied to USGG balances. Applicants are responsible for completing all payments by 5:00 PM on the due date using the payment forms in the application portal (Via TRM).

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.
Subject Areas:

Art; Art/Art Studies; Drawing; International Relations And Affairs; International/Global Studies; Political Science; Political Science And Government; 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 - 3 credits
USGG Course UNG Equivalency Pre-Requisite
Elementary Spanish I SPAN 1001- Elementary Spanish I none
Global Issues POLS 2401- Global Issues ENGL 0989 (when required)
Afternoon Courses- 3 credits
USGG Course UNG Equivalency Pre-Requisite
Spain through Artists' Eyes SPAN 3010- Spanish Culture and Civilization SPAN 2002, SPAN 2006A, or placement by the Department of Modern Languages
European Political Polarization POLS 4295- Special Topics in International Affairs POLS 1101 or POLS 1101H, and POLS 2401 or POLS 2401H

This program is currently not accepting applications.