Madrid, Spain

Open Campus Block

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Information for term Open Campus Block

Application deadline, and cost information.

Application Deadline

April 1, 2020
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: April 1, 2020
  • Dates: Aug 17 – Sep 26, 2020 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

May 1, 2020
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: May 1, 2020
  • Dates: Sep 28 – Nov 7, 2020 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

May 1, 2020
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: May 1, 2020
  • Dates: Nov 9 – Dec 19, 2020 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

The application deadline has passed.

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Jan 6 – Feb 15, 2020 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

November 1, 2019
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2019
  • Dates: Feb 17 – Mar 28, 2020 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

November 1, 2019
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2019
  • Dates: Mar 30 – May 9, 2020 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

April 1, 2020
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days
hours

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: April 1, 2020
  • Dates: Aug 17 – Nov 7, 2020 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

May 1, 2020
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days
hours

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: May 1, 2020
  • Dates: Sep 28 – Dec 19, 2020 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

April 1, 2020
weeks
days
hours

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: April 1, 2020
  • Dates: Aug 17 – Dec 19, 2020 (18 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

The application deadline has passed.

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Jan 6 – Mar 28, 2020 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

November 1, 2019
weeks
days
hours

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2019
  • Dates: Feb 17 – May 9, 2020 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

The application deadline has passed.

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Jan 6 – May 9, 2020 (18 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per Block semester hours / 9 per Block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Overview

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Energetic, artistic, and cosmopolitan Madrid is a magical place to advance your academics. Experience Spain’s capital your way by customizing your study abroad term on the Open Campus Block Program. Take one, two, or three six-week blocks, select your courses from a wide range of subject areas. In Madrid, you’ll be located near the Puerta de Sol and surrounded by museums, fountains, parks, shops, restaurants, and the famous Atocha train station.

Stay in Madrid the entire time or spend other blocks at our Global Institute locations in Berlin, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Copenhagen, London, Yucatán, Monteverde, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, Santiago, Shanghai, and Sydney.

  • Create the ultimate program

    with one, two, or three six-week blocks.

  • Stay in Madrid, or

    add blocks in Berlin, Cape Town, London, Paris, or Rome.

  • Explore the country

    with an eye-opening three-day study tour.

  • world-class art museums within steps of each other

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  • seats in Bernabéu, Real Madrid’s home stadium

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  • minutes is the longest you’ll walk to find green space

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Location & Culture

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Madrid’s influence in politics, education, science, entertainment, media, fashion, and arts make it an important international metropolis, and the major hub in southern Europe. Spain’s capital city is also its largest, with a historic center dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, and world-renowned art museums. A huge variety of tapas bars, dance shows, concerts, parks, soccer matches, bustling neighborhoods, and contemporary theater and cinema make it a lively place to live and learn. 

The Culture

EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES

  • Embark on a two-night/three-day study tour to a different region of Spain or neighboring country, like one of these:
    • Bilbao. Discover the region’s distinctive political identity through food, architecture, art, and sport.
    • Tenerife. Explore the largest Canary Island, and learn about the impact of immigration and how mass tourism affects sustainability.
    • Lisbon. Learn about a peripheral EU economy with visits to local company exporters.
    • Granada. Explore this Andalusian city´s role in the Arab world, history, and today's tourism.
  • Stay with Spanish hosts for a weekend.
  • Soak up Spanish culture with museum visits, cooking lessons, urban art tours, film festivals, and neighborhood visits.
  • Connect with other students through sports and active outings.
  • Boost your Spanish skills via language exchange.
  • Get to know the city better by helping at a youth center, school, or other organization.  

PROJECTS

PROJECTS

Enrich your experience with one of three optional Academic Projects.

Students interested in one of the following Academic Projects must submit additional materials as part of their application:

  • Internships. Build new skills and intercultural competencies with a CIEE Internship and become an active member of the Madrid professional environment. Gain on-the-job experience at a start-up tech firm, a financial company, or other modern business. Students applying for the internship should have an Advanced Level of Spanish.  
  • Research. Pursue a research project of your own design incorporating independent, local field-work.
  • Service-learning. Combine course-based learning with practical, relevant project experience to meet a community-defined need.

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Daily Life

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  • HOUSING

    Shared apartments
    Students can live with other CIEE students in apartments that have single or double rooms and shared bathrooms. Utilities, cleaning, laundry facilities, and internet access are included.

    Commuting
    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

    Apartments: Meals are not included. Students prepare meals in their shared kitchen apartments or purchase affordable meals in their neighborhood at supermarkets, cafeterias, etc.

Madrid, Spain

Where You'll Study

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    CIEE GLOBAL INSTITUTE

    Steps from Puerta del Sol.

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    Getting Around

    Students walk or use public transportation.

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Program Details

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What you need to know

The program details

Students enroll in one, two, or three six-week blocks, taking two courses during each block. This program gives students the flexibility to stay in Madrid the entire time or spend other blocks at our Global Institute locations in Berlin, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Copenhagen, London, Monteverde, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, Santiago, Shanghai, Sydney, and Yucatán.

Students select one of six academic tracks: Business; Communications, Journalism, and New Media; Global and Community Health; International Relations and Political Science; Language, Literature, and Culture, or STEM and Society.

Classes are held at the CIEE Global Institute – Madrid which is located near Puerta del Sol. The Institute includes classrooms, a lounge, Wi-Fi, and experienced staff that support day-to-day life in Madrid. Most courses are taught in English by CIEE faculty.

Our strong relationships with Madrid’s most-respected universities and research institutions allows us to offer top-quality courses, taught by local faculty. A core group of CIEE faculty members serve as professors and help coordinate academic projects. Working with CIEE resident staff, faculty arrange guest lectures, excursions, activities, and more.

Academics

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Academics

  • CLASS FORMAT

    Courses taught at the CIEE Global Institute are typically for CIEE students only. Classes are scheduled Monday-Friday and meet either two, three, or four times per week, and attendance is strictly enforced both for classes and required co-curricular excursions. Students should expect an average of two hours of preparation required for each hour in class. Instruction is supported and augmented online by our learning management system, Canvas.

  • GRADING

    The U.S. grading scale of A-F is used. Students are graded on the basis of attendance, class participation, homework, project work, presentations, and midterm and final examinations. Learning outcomes assessment is continuous through personal reflections, evaluation feedback, self-assessment, and requirements as set out in course syllabi.

  • ACADEMIC CULTURE

    Each six-week course is a full semester in content, so the pace is accelerated and the workload is demanding. CIEE courses are designed to follow U.S. academic culture and standards. The class environment typically features a combination of traditional lecture and discussion with co-curricular excursions and activities. Heavy emphasis is placed on student participation. To avoid falling behind, students should not plan personal travel out of Madrid when classes are in session and plan trips for the long weekends in between blocks.

Eligibility

  • OVERALL GPA

    Students need to have a GPA of at least 2.5

Course Information

Program Credit

  • One block: 6 U.S semester/9 quarter credits
  • Two blocks: 12 U.S. semester/18 quarter credits
  • Three blocks: 15-18 U.S. semester/22.5-27 quarter credits

Course Credit

  • CIEE courses: typically, 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits; 45 contact hours
    • language courses: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits; 60 contact hours
  • CIEE Internship: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits; 15 seminar hours, 100-120 internship placement hours
  • CIEE Directed Independent Research: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits; 15 contact hours, 100-120 research hours
  • CIEE Service-Learning Project: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits; 15 seminar hours, 90 service hours

Language of Instruction
English and/or Spanish

Requirements
Students are required to enroll in two courses each block. Students attending the program for all three blocks in a semester may select one block in which to enroll in only one course.

Course Notes

  • Courses are listed below by block and track; course list subject to change. Courses are in English unless otherwise noted. “GI” denotes courses that are offered at multiple CIEE locations.
  • Use the Course Comparison Tools to compare classes offered across all Open Campus Block programs for each block:
  • Mobile students studying for three blocks who wish to complete a lab course (offered in London, Monteverde, and Yucatán) will be required to opt out of one course to remain within the program credit range.

Academic Projects

  • Internships and Service-Learning are only available in Spanish, therefore only students with advanced Spanish language ability are eligible. 
  • Each Academic Project (Internship, Service-Learning, Directed Independent Research) placement will be designed based on the student’s project learning goals, qualifications, resume, and availability of placements. The process is highly individualized and goal oriented. Students enrolled in an Academic Project will receive additional academic support that informs and enhances the placement experience.
  • Students applying for an Academic Project are required to submit additional materials during the course selection process.
  • To qualify for participation, students must be in the location for at least one block in advance of the Academic Project to prepare for and secure placement. As a result, students participate in an Academic Project in either Block II or III.

Language Classes

  • During course selection students interested in a Spanish language course, Internship, or Service-Learning Project will be instructed to take an online Spanish language assessment to determine their proficiency level, enrollment will be finalized on site and is based on assessment outcomes.
  • Students not enrolled in three-credit language classes may add the non-credit “Survival Spanish” course to their course load during the on-site orientation.

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.

Courses

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Fall 2019 CIEE Courses

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Fall Block I
Course
Language
Semester Credit

Business Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Communications, Journalism, and New Media Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Language, Literature, and Culture Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

STEM and Society Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit
Fall Block II
Course
Language
Semester Credit

Business Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

International Relations and Political Science Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Language, Literature, and Culture Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

STEM and Society Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit
Fall Block III
Course
Language
Semester Credit

Business Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Global and Community Health Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

International Relations and Political Science Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Language, Literature, and Culture Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

STEM and Society Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Spring 2020 CIEE Courses

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Spring Block I
Course
Language
Semester Credit

Business Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Communications, Journalism, and New Media Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Global and Community Health Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

International Relations and Political Science Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Language, Literature, and Culture Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

STEM and Society Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit
Spring Block II
Course
Language
Semester Credit

Business Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Communications, Journalism, and New Media Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Global and Community Health Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

International Relations and Political Science Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Language, Literature, and Culture Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

STEM and Society Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit
Spring Block III
Course
Language
Semester Credit

Business Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Communications, Journalism, and New Media Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

International Relations and Political Science Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Language, Literature, and Culture Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

STEM and Society Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Scholarships

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Scholarships & Grants

CIEE offers more than $8 million in scholarships and grants annually to help students like you make your study abroad dream a reality.

Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:

  • Ping Scholarships for Academic Excellence
  • Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
  • Stohl International Undergraduate Research Scholarships
  • CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant

To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.

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Dates & Fees

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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.

In blocks I and II, courses and formal activities end on the last Thursday of the block, and in block III, on the last Friday. Students are free to use the time between blocks as they choose, either remaining in their location or using the time for their own travel pursuits. Students changing locations must check into their new Global Institute by the first Monday of the block for local orientation, with classes starting on the first Wednesday of each block. In all cases, students are provided with continuous accommodation, and should speak with CIEE staff for more details.

YOUR FEE INCLUDES:

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Orientation – an introduction to Spanish culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
  • Excursions and/or Study Tours
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

No Hidden Fees

Program

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Fees & Housing

Spring Block I 2020 6 weeks Deadline Passed Jan 6, 2020 Feb 15, 2020
$5,950
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $4,050 **

Housing = $1,433 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $5,950

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $900

International Airfare = $1,250

Local Transportation = $75

Books & Supplies = $100

Visa Fees = $82

Personal expenses = $950

Total Estimated Costs = $3,357

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

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This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** homestay includes two meals daily; no meals are included for students in the Residencia option

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Spring Blocks I, II 2020 12 weeks Deadline Passed Jan 6, 2020 Mar 28, 2020
$11,900
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $8,567 **

Housing = $2,866 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $11,900

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $1,800

International Airfare = $1,250

Local Transportation = $150

Books & Supplies = $200

Visa Fees = $82

Personal expenses = $1,900

Total Estimated Costs = $5,382

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** students placed in homestays will have breakfast and dinner provided during the week and three meals a day on weekends

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Spring Blocks I, II, III 2020 18 weeks Deadline Passed Jan 6, 2020 May 9, 2020
$17,850
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $13,084 **

Housing = $4,299 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $17,850

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $2,700

International Airfare = $1,250

Local Transportation = $225

Books & Supplies = $300

Visa Fees = $242 ††

Personal expenses = $2,850

Total Estimated Costs = $7,567

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** students placed in homestays will have breakfast and dinner provided during the week and three meals a day on weekends

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

†† Students staying a full semester in Madrid require a visa

Spring Block II 2020 6 weeks Nov 1, 2019 Feb 17, 2020 Mar 28, 2020
$5,950
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $4,050 **

Housing = $1,433 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $5,950

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $900

International Airfare = $1,250

Local Transportation = $75

Books & Supplies = $100

Visa Fees = $82

Personal expenses = $950

Total Estimated Costs = $3,357

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** students placed in homestays will have breakfast and dinner provided during the week and three meals a day on weekends

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Spring Blocks II, III 2020 12 weeks Nov 1, 2019 Feb 17, 2020 May 9, 2020
$11,900
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $8,567 **

Housing = $2,866 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $11,900

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $1,800

International Airfare = $1,250

Local Transportation = $150

Books & Supplies = $200

Visa Fees = $82

Personal expenses = $1,900

Total Estimated Costs = $5,382

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** students placed in homestays will have breakfast and dinner provided during the week and three meals a day on weekends

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Spring Block III 2020 6 weeks Nov 1, 2019 Mar 30, 2020 May 9, 2020
$5,950
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $4,050 **

Housing = $1,433 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $5,950

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $900

International Airfare = $1,250

Local Transportation = $75

Books & Supplies = $100

Visa Fees = $82

Personal expenses = $950

Total Estimated Costs = $3,357

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** students placed in homestays will have breakfast and dinner provided during the week and three meals a day on weekends

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Fall Block I 2020 6 weeks Apr 1, 2020 Aug 17, 2020 Sep 26, 2020
$5,950
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $4,050 **

Housing = $1,433 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $5,950

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $900

International Airfare = $1,450 ††

Local Transportation = $135

Books & Supplies = $100

Visa Fees = $82

Personal expenses = $950

Total Estimated Costs = $3,617

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** homestay includes two meals daily; no meals are included for students in the Residencia option

for students in on-campus residence hall; homestay students should budget $360 per Block for meals not included in fees

†† round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Fall Blocks I, II 2020 12 weeks Apr 1, 2020 Aug 17, 2020 Nov 7, 2020
$11,900
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $8,567 **

Housing = $2,866 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $11,900

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $1,800

International Airfare = $1,450 ††

Local Transportation = $270

Books & Supplies = $200

Visa Fees = $82

Personal expenses = $1,900

Total Estimated Costs = $5,702

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** students placed in homestays will have breakfast and dinner provided during the week and three meals a day on weekends

for students in on-campus residence hall; homestay students should budget $360 per Block for meals not included in fees

†† round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Fall Blocks I, II, III 2020 18 weeks Apr 1, 2020 Aug 17, 2020 Dec 19, 2020
$17,850
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $13,084 **

Housing = $4,299 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $17,850

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $2,700

International Airfare = $1,450 ††

Local Transportation = $405

Books & Supplies = $300

Visa Fees = $82

Personal expenses = $2,850

Total Estimated Costs = $7,787

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

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This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** students placed in homestays will have breakfast and dinner provided during the week and three meals a day on weekends

for students in on-campus residence hall; homestay students should budget $360 per Block for meals not included in fees

†† round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Fall Block II 2020 6 weeks May 1, 2020 Sep 28, 2020 Nov 7, 2020
$5,950
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $4,050 **

Housing = $1,433 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $5,950

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $900

International Airfare = $1,450 ††

Local Transportation = $135

Books & Supplies = $100

Visa Fees = $82

Personal expenses = $950

Total Estimated Costs = $3,617

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** students placed in homestays will have breakfast and dinner provided during the week and three meals a day on weekends

for students in on-campus residence hall; homestay students should budget $360 per Block for meals not included in fees

†† round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Fall Blocks II, III 2020 12 weeks May 1, 2020 Sep 28, 2020 Dec 19, 2020
$11,900
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $8,567 **

Housing = $2,866 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $11,900

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $1,800

International Airfare = $1,450 ††

Local Transportation = $270

Books & Supplies = $200

Visa Fees = $82

Personal expenses = $1,900

Total Estimated Costs = $5,702

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** students placed in homestays will have breakfast and dinner provided during the week and three meals a day on weekends

for students in on-campus residence hall; homestay students should budget $360 per Block for meals not included in fees

†† round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Fall Block III 2020 6 weeks May 1, 2020 Nov 9, 2020 Dec 19, 2020
$5,950
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $4,050 **

Housing = $1,433 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $5,950

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $900

International Airfare = $1,450 ††

Local Transportation = $135

Books & Supplies = $100

Visa Fees = $82

Personal expenses = $950

Total Estimated Costs = $3,617

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** students placed in homestays will have breakfast and dinner provided during the week and three meals a day on weekends

for students in on-campus residence hall; homestay students should budget $360 per Block for meals not included in fees

†† round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

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, ask your college or university study abroad advisor if your school charges additional fees for study abroad.

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