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EC Madrid, Spain

APPLY NOW!! (Deadline: March 2, 2018)

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Madrid, Spain: June 28 – August 3, 2018 (Summer Term B)

Join faculty and students from across the University System of Georgia for a 5-week adventure in Madrid, Spain!  Students will spend Term B living, studying, and exploring a country rich in culture, history, and architectural splendor.  Stay at the Colegio Mayor Padre Poveda in residential Madrid, explore the arts, music, and globally influential culinary scene, and travel outward to the picturesque cities of Toledo, Barcelona, and others.

Students will spend two days per week in the classroom, attend class field trips two days per week, and have several free and planned 3-day weekends.  All students will be registered for classes through Georgia Southern and receive Georgia Southern credits.  It is mandatory to register for 6 credit hours while on this program.

Program Cost
The 5-week program cost is $5,300.00 and includes the following:

  • Roundtrip airfare between Atlanta and Madrid
  • Accommodations at the Colegio Mayor Padre Poveda
  • 30-day Metro and bus pass for Madrid
  • Welcome and farewell fiestas
  • 14 meals per week
  • Tours of Toledo and Madrid
  • A primary health insurance policy providing coverage for medical expenses

The program cost does not include: Georgia Southern tuition and fees for 6 credit hours of course enrollment, personal shopping or travel expenses, or food/meals beyond the allotment provided.  HOPE and other forms of financial aid are available for students participating on summer study abroad.  Contact the Office of Financial Aid at 912.478.5413 to learn more.

Course Equivalencies
What will you earn credit for at Georgia Southern?  Use this guide to help you select the courses you need.  Georgia Southern course numbers are listed in italics.

Morning Classes
Intermediate Spanish I – SPAN 2001s: Intermediate Spanish I (SPAN 1002 pre-requisite)
Spanish Grammar & Composition  – FORL 3030s: Spanish Grammar & Comp (SPAN 2002 pre-requisite)
U.S. History – HIST 2110s: Survey of U.S. History
Sustainability in the City: Studies in Film – ENGL 5090s: Urban Sustainability in Literature & Film (ENGL 1102 pre-requisite)
The Mediterranean City – TBD
Cross-Cultural Psychology – PSYC 3090s: Cross-Cultural Psychology
Globalization – INTS 3090s/SOCI 3094s: Globalization

Afternoon Classes
Spanish Conversation – FORL 3030s: Spanish Conversation (taught in Spanish)
Transnational History – HIST 3030s: Transnational History
World Literature I  – ENGL 2112s: World Literature II (ENGL 1102 pre-requisite)
Sustainable Design – TBD
Psychology of Gender – PSYC 3232s: Psychology of Gender
Introduction to International Studies – INTS 2130s: Intro to International Studies

To learn more about the program, payment schedules and deadlines, read course descriptions, and apply, visit the program website.

For questions, contact:
Dr. Brian Hibbs – Program Director,
Ms. Emilee Carr – Study Abroad Advisor, Office of International Programs & Services,

Last updated: 2/9/2018