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EC Madrid, Spain

APPLY NOW!! (Deadline: March 1, 2019)

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Madrid, Spain: June 27 – August 8, 2019 (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 $5,200.00 (tentative- final price up by September 10) 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
  • Guided tours of Madrid, Toledo, El Escorial, Segovia, and Alcala de Henares
  • A primary health insurance policy providing coverage for medical expenses

*Two optional weekend excursions to Barcelona and the north of Spain are available for an additional fee.

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
Spanish Grammar and Composition – FORL 3030: Spanish Grammar & Comp (Does not Count towards 24 required hrs for Modern Language Major)
Introduction to Life-Span Development – PSYC 3103: Lifespan Development
World Civilization Since 1500 – TBD
Humanities Special Topics (Art & Culture in Context: Spain & Greco-Roman World) – TBD
Introduction to Human Geography – GEOG 1101: Introduction to Human Geography

Afternoon Classes
Spanish Conversation – FORL 3030: Spanish Conversation Abroad (Does not Count towards 24 required hrs for Modern Language Major)
Intermediate Spanish I – SPAN 2001: Intermediate Spanish I
Special Topics in Psychology (Interpersonal Relationships across Cultures) – PSYC 4099: Interpersonal Relationships Across Cultures)
Special Topics in Art: Artist Travel Journal  – TBD
World Civilization to 1500 – TBD
Urban Geography (People, Culture, & Environment in Spain and the European Union) – GEOG 4430: Geography of Europe

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,
Dr. Maritza Bell-Corrales – Program Director,
Office of International Programs & Services,

Last updated: 9/15/2015