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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 2021 03/19/2021 ** Rolling Admission 06/25/2021 07/26/2021

** 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: 01 - Freshman, 02 - Sophomore, 03 - Junior, 04 - Senior Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.0
Cadets Only: No Program Advisor: Lisa Cummins, Shane Bono
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: Anthropology, Sociology, Spanish
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: 03
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.


UNG Equivalencies


Students do NOT have to be proficient in Spanish before participating in the program; courses outside of language courses are taught in English by faculty from USG schools.
Students may choose to take one morning and one afternoon course.

For course descriptions, visit the program website.
Students do not register for these courses through BANNER; instead, the CGE works with the Office of the Registrar to register students after the study abroad application is complete.

 
*Morning or Afternoon Course Schedule TBD
 
USGG Course UNG Equivalency Pre-Requisites
The Short Story -  Short Shorts: A Summer of Short Fiction and Film ENGL 3240 NA
World Literature II - Road Trip Buddies, Sea Voyages and Migrant Dreams: Literary Travels Around the World ENGL 2112 NA
Intermediate Spanish II SPAN 2002 SPAN 2001
Spain through the Artists' Eyes
 
SPAN 3010 SPAN 2001 and 2002