Information for term January in Madrid
Application deadline, and cost information.
Application DeadlineNovember 1, 2020
Program Deadlines and Pricing Info
- Deadline: November 1, 2020
- Dates: Jan 4 – 24, 2021
- Credit: 3 semester hours / 4.5 quarter hours
- Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA
OverviewClick to Open
CIEE’s January in Madrid program invites students of all majors to explore world-famous artists and their art featured in the city’s many museums. Classes are taught at the CIEE Global Institute – Madrid, in English, and complemented with co-curricular activities designed to increase intercultural understanding.
Gain intercultural skills
discussing social issues with local Spanish students
Participate in local site visits
for an insider’s look at social services and educational institutions
DISCOVER THE AVENUE OF ART
and spend the day in the Prado, Reina Sofia, and Thyssen museums
Tapas Bars in Madrid15K
local university peers400K
Location & CultureClick to Open
Madrid’s influence in politics, education, science, entertainment, and arts make it an important international metropolis and a major hub in Southern Europe. Spain’s capital city is also its largest, with a historic center dating back to the Hapsburg Empire. The city hosts world-renowned art museums, a huge variety of tapas bars, dance shows, concerts, parks, soccer matches, bustling neighborhoods, and contemporary theater and cinema, making it a lively place to live and learn.
Excursions & Activities
- Soak up Spanish culture with visits to museums, urban art tours, and small family owned shops in different neighborhood visits.
- Connect with other students through sports and active outings.
- Boost your intercultural skills via language exchange with local peers.
- Visit one of the largest and oldest outdoor Sunday markets, the Rastro.
Daily LifeClick to Open
Shared apartments: Students live with other CIEE students in furnished apartments that have single and double rooms. Utilities, cleaning, laundry facilities, and internet access are included. Shared apartments are located in central Madrid. All students will be living within a 30-minute or less commute via public transportation to the CIEE Global Institute.
Meals are not included. Students prepare their own meals in their apartments or purchase affordable meals in their neighborhood at supermarkets, cafeterias, etc
Where You'll Study
Historic and political seat for legislation of economic relevance
Chocolatería San Ginés
Traditional 24-hour café for chocolate con churros
Madrid (calle Aduana 33, 28013 Madrid)
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Program DetailsClick to Open
What you need to knowThe program details
During the January in Madrid program, all students take the required course: Spanish Masters in Madrid Museums. In-class work is augmented with co-curricular visits to the city’s rich variety of cultural institutions and organizations relevant to the course offering.
CIEE Global Institute – Madrid is located near the Puerta de Sol. The Institute includes classrooms, lounges, Wi-Fi, student life, and academics.
AcademicsClick to Open
Students need to have a GPA of at least 2.5
CoursesClick to Open
Total credit: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits
CIEE courses: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits; 45 contact hours
Language of Instruction
1 CIEE elective course
January 2021 CIEE CoursesClick to Open
Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.
Dates & FeesClick to Open
Dates & Fees
You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.
Fees & Housing
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To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, your college or university may charge additional fees for study abroad, or may require you to receive a transcript via CIEE's School of Record, which carries an additional fee of $500.
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